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5 players with most sixes against west indies in ODI: 3 Indians included

West Indies is the team known for having the most attacking batsmen. From Brian Lara to Chris Gayle and Keiron Pollard. The way these cricketers smash the ball opponents feared them. Bowlers had to be very tactical to contain runs against WI. However, there are also some players who have played extremely exceptional cricket against West Indies. These cricketers have shown their wrath by hitting lofty shots. We will be looking at 5 such players with the most sixes against West Indies in ODI.

5 players with most sixes against west indies in ODI

5. Virat Kohli – 25 sixes

If we are talking about most sixes, Kohli has to be a part of the discussion. India’s run-making machine has given a hard time to the opposition. His immense popularity is a by-product of his brilliant batting skills. The former Indian skipper’s ambition and devotion towards the game are unmatchable. Virat has played a total of 39 ODIs against the West Indies. His aggressive approach facilitates quick runs. He has scored a total of 825 runs. Moreover, Virat has smashed 25 sixes against the team. However, this number is bound to increase in the coming years.

4. Herschelle Gibbs – 25 sixes

The South-African cricketer has played international cricket for 14 years. He had hit 6 sixes in 6 balls in ODI cricket. No matter whether he is batting at the top order or the middle order. Whether the ball is new or has been worn out. Nothing can stop Gibbs. Herschelle has played 29 ODIs against WI, scoring 1074 runs. In addition, Gibbs smashed a total of 25 sixes against the Indies.

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3. Mahendra Singh Dhoni – 28 sixes

The former and the best Indian skipper MSD is known for hitting lofty shots. Be it his wicket-keeping skills or exceptional finishing abilities, he has made a mark that cannot be easily forgotten. The best finisher, as he is often referred to, has played 39 ODIs against West Indies. When we are talking about sixes, MSD’s iconic helicopter shot deserves a special mention. Dhoni has scored 1005 runs against the team, hitting a total of 28 sixes.

2. Rohit Sharma – 34 sixes

Hitman is one of the best cricketers in ODI history ever. Some of his ODI records are unmatchable. Rohit holds the record of highest individual score in ODI history- 264 runs. He also holds the record of highest(33) fours in an innings. The double-hundred machine having played 33 ODIs against West Indies, has scored1523 runs. Rohit held the record for most sixes in an ODI inning, which was later broken by Eoin Morgan. He has smashed a total of 34 sixes against the West Indies.

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1. AB de Villiers – 40 sixes

AB de Villiers paints the entire ground without any discrimination with his powerful and versatile shots. Mr. 360 is one of the best cricketers in ODI history. His all-around abilities made him a global favorite. He is not just good with the bat, but he is also popular for his exceptional fielding abilities. AB has not spared West Indies. Playing a total of 24 matches against West Indies he had scored 1279 runs. In addition, he has hit a massive 40 sixes against the country. He had hit these sixes in only 22 innings! He tops the list and is the one to hit most sixes against West Indies in ODI format.

5 players with most sixes against west indies in ODI

RankPlayerCountrySixesODI Matches
(against WI)
1AB de VilliersSouth Africa4024
2Rohit SharmaIndia3433
3Mahendra Singh DhoniIndia2839
4Herschelle GibbsSouth Africa2529
5Virat KohliIndia2539

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Sanskruti Yadav
Sanskruti Yadav
Sanskruti, is a journalist in making, an avid reader, and a cricket enthusiast. Her passion for cricket and writing is what brings her here.

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