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Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma holds the record for the most sixes in T20 international cricket.

Since making his T20I debut against England in the ICC T20 World Cup 2007, Rohit Sharma has smashed a record 182 sixes in 148 matches so far.

New Zealand’s swashbuckling batter Martin Guptill has the second-most sixes in T20 international cricket. Guptill has hit 173 T20I sixes in 122 matches.

Former Australia skipper Aaron Finch, West Indies’ flamboyant batter Chris Gayle, Ireland opening batter Paul Stirling, India’s talisman Virat Kohli and ex-England cricketer Eoin Morgan are some of the other cricketers with most sixes in T20 international cricket. 

West Indies’ Evin Lewis is the fastest to reach 100 T20I sixes, having achieved the milestone in just 42 innings. 

Know the top 10 list with most sixes in T20 international cricket.

Most sixes in T20 international cricket

Player

Span

Matches

Innings

Sixes

Rohit Sharma (IND)

2007-2022

148

140

182

Martin Guptill (NZ)

2009-2022

122

118

173

Aaron Finch (AUS)

2011-2022

103

103

125

Chris Gayle (WI)

2006-2021

79

74

124

Paul Stirling (IRE)

2009-2023

129

128

123

Eoin Morgan (ENG)

2009-2022

115

107

120

Virat Kohli (IND)

2010-2022

115

107

117

Jos Buttler (ENG)

2011-2023

106

98

113

Evin Lewis (WI)

2016-2022

53

52

111

Colin Munro (NZ)

2012-2020

65

62

107

Rohit Sharma | 182 T20I sixes

Rohit Sharma is known for his six-hitting prowess in international as well as domestic circuit. Between 2007 and 2022, Rohit has clobbered 182 maximums in T20 international cricket -  the most by any cricketer in the T20I format. He also holds the record for the second-most sixes in international cricket, having hit 534 sixes in 444 matches so far.

Martin Guptill | 173 T20I sixes

New Zealand’s accomplished opening batter Martin Guptill follows Rohit on the list for most sixes in T20 international cricket. Having made his T20 international debut against arch-rivals Australia in 2009, Guptill has smashed 173 T20I sixes in 122 matches. Overall, the New Zealand cricketer has smacked 383 maximums in international cricket so far.

Aaron Finch | 125 T20I sixes

Former Australian cricketer Aaron Finch slammed 125 sixes in T20 international cricket, the third-most in history. Between 2011 and 2022, Finch was a consistent performer for the star-studded Australian cricket team in white-ball cricket. He clobbered a total of 255 maximums in his international career.

Chris Gayle | 124 T20I sixes

One of the most destructive T20 batters of all-time, West Indies’ Chris Gayle features fourth on the list for most sixes in T20 international cricket. Since making his T20I debut against New Zealand at Eden Park in 2006, Gayle smashed 124 T20I sixes in just 79 matches. Gayle holds the record for the most sixes in international cricket, having clobbered 553 maximums in his legendary career.

Paul Stirling | 123 T20I sixes

Ireland’s Paul Stirling completes the top five list for most sixes in T20 international cricket. One of the leading Irish cricketers in international cricket, Stirling has smashed 123 T20I sixes in 129 matches between 2009 and 2023. Overall, the attacking batter has hit 262 sixes in international cricket so far.

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