Ben ArmfieldMay 15, 20244min0

Six Matches with the Most Sixes in T20 Cricket

6 matches with the most sixes in T20 cricket

T20 cricket, known for its dynamic and explosive style of play, often features games dominated by powerful hits and boundaries.

In particular, sixes stand out as the most electrifying aspect of the game, bringing fans to their feet. Here, we explore the top six T20 matches that recorded the highest number of sixes, showcasing the sheer hitting power of the players involved.

  1. KKR vs PBKS – IPL 2024 – 42 Sixes: On April 26, 2024, Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings delivered an unforgettable spectacle at the IPL. The match saw 79 boundaries, including 42 sixes, making it a thrilling chase with PBKS overtaking KKR’s formidable total to secure an eight-wicket victory. The match was notable for the highest successful run chase in IPL history, with standout performances from KKR’s Phil Salt and Sunil Narine, and a crucial innings from Punjab’s Shashank Singh.
  2. SRH vs MI – IPL 2024 – 38 Sixes: A record-setting encounter took place at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium as Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians combined for 38 sixes. The match featured explosive innings from SRH’s Abhishek Sharma and Travis Head, while MI’s Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan made significant contributions. Young talent Tilak Varma also shone brightly with a powerful 64, including six sixes.
  3. SRH vs RCB – IPL 2024 – 38 Sixes: On April 15, 2024, a historic scoring frenzy unfolded as Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore racked up a total of 549 runs, the highest in any T20 game. The match ended with SRH winning by 25 runs, highlighted by an astounding 38 sixes and 43 fours, marking it as one of the most unforgettable nights in IPL history.
  4. Legends vs Kabul Zwanan – APL 2018 – 37 Sixes: During the Afghanistan Premier League in 2018, Legends faced Kabul Zwanan in a high-scoring match that featured 37 sixes. The game, held on October 14, showcased the dominance of the batsmen from both teams, who effortlessly cleared the boundary, contributing to one of the APL’s most thrilling encounters.
  5. St Kitts and Nevis Patriots vs Jamaica Tallawahs – CPL 2019 – 37 Sixes: The Caribbean Premier League match on September 10, 2019, was a showcase of aggressive batting as St Kitts and Nevis Patriots clashed with Jamaica Tallawahs. The game included 37 sixes and 33 fours, exemplifying the attacking batting style prevalent in the CPL and making it one of the most memorable matches of the 2019 season.
  6. Titans vs Knights – T20 Challenge 2022 – 36 Sixes: This match in the T20 Challenge on October 31, 2022, was marked by a barrage of sixes and fours, with a total of 36 sixes hit. Both teams displayed ferocious batting, with nearly seven boundaries hit per over, illustrating the intense pace and excitement characteristic of the T20 format.

Ben Armfield

My name is Ben Armfield and I am from Melbourne, Australia. I have been covering international cricket tournaments as a sports journalist since 2016. I am writing all the international cricket news for Cricnews and know all there is about national teams, players and auctions. I have been following the Big Bash League since I was a child and have been a huge fan of the Melbourne Stars ever since.

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