In the cricket world, a sixer is a moment that brings joy and celebration among the supporters of the team and makes everyone jump in excitement. However, over these years, some of the cricketers have smashed some of the biggest sixes in cricket history. These players have set some amazing records by smashing the longest sixes in cricket history.
Here, we bring you, top 7 longest sixes in the history of cricket, have a look:
7. MS Dhoni – 118 Meters:
MS Dhoni is known for his stunning shots, especially his helicopter shot. It was in March 2009, when MS Dhoni had smashed a massive 118 m six during India’s tour in New Zealand.
6. Mark Waugh – 120 Meters:
Australia’s extremely talented batsmen, Mark Waugh was known for his elegant style of batting and his amazing shots. It was in the year 1997 when Mark Waugh turned a Daniel Vettori delivery into a massive sixer in a match against New Zealand.
5. Yuvraj Singh – 125 Meters:
India’s sixer king, Yuvraj Singh is known for his big hits. 2007 was indeed a special year for Yuvraj Singh. Besides his six-sixes, Yuvraj also smashed the biggest six of his career. This happened in September 2007 during the Twenty-20 World Cup match against Australia, when Yuvraj turned a Brett Lee’s delivery into the most memorable six of this career.
4. Jacob Oram – 130 Meters:
New Zealand’s Jacob Oram smashed one of the biggest sixes in the cricket history during an ODI match against Australia back in 2006.
3. Brett Lee – 135+ Meters:
The legendary Australian bowler Brett Lee turned a delivery by Rovman Powell into a 135+ meter massive six by sending the ball to the roof of the Gabba ground in 2005.
2. Shahid Afridi – 158 Meters:
The Pakistani cricketing legend Shahid Afridi was regarded as the King of Sixes back then. He has the second biggest six in cricket history under his name. It was in the year 2013, when Shahid Afridi smashed 158 meters six against West Indies.
1. Albert Trott – 160+ Meters:
At the top of the list is Albert Trott, who has represented both England and Australia on the international level. This happened in 1990s when Albert Trott set the record for the biggest sixer in cricket in a match between England and Australia with his 160+ meters six.