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Cricketers Who Have Hit Six Sixes In An Over

Ten Cricketers Who Have Hit Six Sixes In An Over

For many cricketers, it is a dream to score a century. Imagine hitting 6 sixes in an over; that’s what we are talking about here. There have been many players who have scored more than 1 century in their career but only few have achieved this rare feat of scoring 6 sixes in an over. We list 10 such players who were able to hit 6 sixes in an over:

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Herschelle Gibbs

Herschelle Gibbs is a South African cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. He was born on 29th August, 1978 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Gibbs has played for the South Africa national team since 1995, having made his international debut at the age of 17 years old, against Pakistan during the Coca-Cola Cup in 1996/97.

Over his career he has established himself as one of the best all-rounders in world cricket with his batting being particularly notable for its range and power from both sides of the wicket as well as his ability to strike fear into bowlers by hitting sixes off them regularly

Kieron Pollard

Kieron Pollard is a West Indian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium fast bowler. Pollard made his first-class debut for Jamaica in the 2007/08 season. In April 2008, he played seven ODIs against Bangladesh and made his Test debut against India on 11th November 2011 at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack; this was also the match when Sachin Tendulkar scored his last hundred (100).

Kieron Pollard has hit six sixes in an over with Chris Gayle being the player who hit most number of sixes in an over. It happened during a T20I match between West Indies vs South Africa on 18th March 2012 at Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain

Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh is an Indian cricketer who was born on October 10, 1981. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm off break bowler. He can also bowl left-arm spin. He made his debut in ODIs on January 31, 2001 and played his first Test match against South Africa at Cape Town in 2002.

In February 2007, he became the first person to score six sixes in an over in any form of cricket history when he scored all the 6 deliveries of Brett Lee for 19 runs during the World cup Group A match between India and Australia at New Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium on February 21st 2007

Jaskaran Malhotra

You might not have heard of him, but Jaskaran Malhotra was a promising cricketer. Malhotra batted left-handed and played for Punjab and India U19. He made his first class debut in 2010 at the age of 16 and scored only four runs that day.

Malhotra has hit seven sixes in an over – which is more than most other cricket players can dream about doing. But don’t worry: you won’t be able to do this either unless you’re very skilled like Jaskaran himself.

Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri is a former Indian cricketer who played in four Tests and 24 ODIs between 1981 and 1985. He was a right-hand batsman and right arm medium pace bowler. He played for the Indian cricket team in the 1983 World Cup as well as two other editions of the tournament, 1987 Asia Cup and 1996 World Cup.

Shastri also represented Mumbai cricket team for which he scored over 5500 runs with 21 centuries at an average of over 50 including 7 centuries in Ranji Trophy matches (highest being 203).

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Sir Garfield Sobers

Sir Garfield St Aubrun Sobers is a former cricketer. He is considered to be one of the greatest all-rounders in cricket history. Born in Bridgetown, Barbados on November 30, 1936, Sir Garfield Sobers achieved many records during his career and still holds them today. In fact, he has scored 102 first class centuries out of which 98 were made for Warwickshire County Cricket Club who he played for between 1957 and 1975 as well as West Indies team that won three World Cups (1975, 1979 and 1983).

Hazratullah Zazai

Hazratullah Zazai is a left-handed batsman and leg break bowler. He is a part of the Afghanistan cricket team since 2012. He made his first-class debut for Peshawar in 2010. In 2016 he was selected as the captain of Afghanistan ‘A’ team which toured Zimbabwe in July 2016. In October 2018, he was named in Balkh’s squad in the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League tournament for its inaugural season.

Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja is an Indian cricketer who currently plays for the Indian cricket team in all three formats of international cricket. He is a right-handed middle-order batsman and slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He has been selected as the captain of India’s Test side, marking his first Test as captain against Bangladesh in late 2017. Jadeja was part of India’s squad in the 2007 Cricket World Cup held in West Indies and was awarded Man of the Match award for his 4/47 (6 overs) against South Africa at St George’s Park.

Alex Hales

Alex Hales is a British cricketer who plays for England and Nottinghamshire as a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper. He made his first-class debut for Nottinghamshire in 2008 against Durham UCCE. He was selected in the squad for the 2011 World Cup where he played two matches against Bangladesh and Ireland respectively.

Hales was born on June 2, 1990 in Nottingham, England. He is currently 28 years old and has played 27 Test matches, scored 1318 runs at an average of 52 with three centuries with one fifty; he also has 19 ODIs under his belt scoring 691 runs at an average of 43 with one hundred and seven fifties; and nine T20Is where he has 402 runs at an average of 34 with one hundred

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Ross Whiteley

Ross Whiteley is an English cricketer who plays for Worcestershire County Cricket Club. He is a left-handed batsman and slow left-arm orthodox bowler. In July 2018, he was awarded his county cap for Worcestershire.

Whiteley made his first-class debut against Northamptonshire in 2011, scoring 10 runs from 21 balls opening the batting with Ben Cox. He scored his maiden first-class fifty against Lancashire on 8 August 2012 with a score of 63 runs off 119 balls coming at number 9 in the batting order.

Conclusion

In conclusion, a six is regarded as one of the most difficult balls to hit in cricket. It requires immense power and skill to execute, making it an outstanding feat when accomplished, but the above players have set the benchmark for other cricket players to follow. The above cricketers have demonstrated their prowess in the sport with their extraordinary achievements, making them worthy of being called all-time greats.

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