Finn Allen Hit 16 Sixes in a Single Match, Find out How Many Players have hit 16 or more Sixes in Single Matches

In the second T20 match between Pakistan and New Zealand, Finn Allen made history by hitting an impressive 16 sixes in a single match. This achievement marked him as the first batsman in T20 international cricket to achieve such a feat.

Notably, when we consider all international formats, Finn Allen now shares the record for hitting the most sixes in a single match with Rohit Sharma and AB de Villiers, both having achieved this in ODIs. In ODIs, the record for the most sixes in a single match is held by Eoin Morgan.

Finn Allen 16 Sixes Against Pakistan

Finn Allen did something amazing in one game by hitting 16 sixes, making him the first New Zealand player to do that. He helped New Zealand score 224/7 in 20 overs. Finn Allen individual score of 137 runs off 62 balls is now the highest ever for a New Zealand player in T20I cricket. Before him, Brendon McCullum held the record with 123 runs.

All Other Players, Who Hit 16 or More Number Of Sixes in Single Match

Finn Allen hit 16 sixes in one game, and there are only four other players in cricket history who have done the same or even more. These players are Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Rohit Sharma, and Eoin Morgan. They all showed amazing hitting skills by hitting lots of sixes in a single match.

Rohit Sharma 16 Sixes Against Australia

On November 2, 2013, Rohit Sharma played an incredible innings in a One Day International (ODI) cricket match against Australia. During this match, he scored 209 runs in 158 balls, hitting 16 sixes and 12 fours and breaking the record of Shane Watson of 15 sixes.

AB de Villiers 16 Sixes Against West Indies

Approximately two years after Rohit Sharma’s record, AB de Villiers matched it by hitting 16 sixes in a single match against West Indies on January 18, 2015, in Johannesburg. In that remarkable innings, AB de Villiers scored 149 runs in just 44 balls.

Chris Gayle 16 Sixes Against Zimbabwe

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In the same year, another batsman, Chris Gayle, also matched the record set by Rohit Sharma and AB de Villiers by hitting 16 sixes in a single match. This happened during a game against Zimbabwe in Canberra on February 24, 2015. In that innings, Chris Gayle scored an impressive 215 runs in 147 balls.

Eoin Morgan 17 Sixes Againstย Afghanistan

Eoin Morgan made a record by hitting 17 sixes in a single match against Afghanistan on June 18, 2019, at Old Trafford in Manchester. This stands as the highest number of sixes in a single international cricket match. In that game, Morgan scored 148 runs in just 71 balls.


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