In today’s fast paced game where we have seen the increase in pace at which runs are scored in test cricket it which is mainly due to induction of T20I cricket where batsman tries to hit every ball for six and few of the batsman have adopted same aggressive approach while playing test cricket.
Most Sixes in Test Cricket for Current Batsman
New Zealand Tim Southee who got his place in New Zealand national side primarily as a fast bowler and it is strange to see a bowler topping the charts when you look at list of most sixes by a batsman in a career by a player in test cricket.
Still in his 30’s and few years left in his cricket, Southee may end up his cricketing career by taking the top spot from his fellow countrymen Brendon McCullum who has hit 107 sixes in test matches and he is only one of the two players in test history to have hit 100 sixes in test career.
Most Sixes in Cricket History in Test Matches
Top 5 batsmen to with most sixes in test career are Brendon McCullum (107), Adam Gilchrist (100), Chris Gayle (98), Jacques Kallis (97) and Virender Sehwag (91).
With T20I and One Day Internationals making its effect in Test Cricket and we have seen better strike rates in Test Cricket as compared to previous year’s we will be witnessing a change shortly in list of all time six hitters in test cricket.