The record of hitting the most sixes in Test cricket is in the name of Ben Stokes, the current captain of the England cricket team. After Stokes, the names of Brendon McCullum, Adam Gilchrist, Chris Gayle and Jacques Kallis come in the top 5.
In the game of cricket, Test format is considered to be a game of utmost patience. In such a situation, here the batsmen are seen hitting fours a lot, but very few players are seen hitting sixes. This is the reason that even after many years only three batsmen have been able to hit more than 100 sixes in red ball cricket. (AP)
The record of hitting the most sixes in Test cricket is in the name of the current captain of the England cricket team, Ben Stokes. Stokes has played 96 * Test matches for the English team since 2013 till the writing of the news. Meanwhile, 123 sixes have come out of his bat in 173 innings. (AP)
In second place comes the name of Brendon McCullum, former player of the New Zealand cricket team and currently the coach of the Test format of England. McCullum played 101 Test matches for the Kiwi team between 2004 and 2016. Meanwhile, 107 sixes came out of his bat in 176 innings. (ICC/Twitter)
Australia’s former explosive wicket-keeper batsman Adam Gilchrist occupies the third place. Gilchrist participated in the Test format for the Kangaroo team between 1999 and 2008. Meanwhile, 100 sixes came out of his bat in 137 innings of 96 matches. (gilly381/Instagram)
The fourth batsman in the top 5 who have hit the most sixes in Test cricket is Chris Gayle, the explosive batsman of the West Indies cricket team. Gayle participated in red ball cricket between 2000 and 2014 for his team. Meanwhile, 98 sixes came out of his bat in 103 matches. (Chris Gayle/Instagram)
The name of former South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis comes in the fifth place. Kallis played a total of 166 Test matches for Africa between 1995 and 2013. Meanwhile, 97 sixes came out of his bat in 280 innings. (Jacques Kallis/Instagram)
The first player to hit the most sixes in Test cricket for India is former opener Virender Sehwag. Sehwag played 104 Test matches for the Blue team between 2001 and 2013. Meanwhile, 91 sixes came out of his bat in 180 innings. Sehwag is the sixth batsman in the world to hit most sixes in Test cricket. (Virender Sehwag/Instagram)