Brendon McCullum holds the record of most Sixes in Test Cricket hitting 107 Sixes in his Career
Brendon McCullum holds the record of most Sixes in Test Cricket hitting 107 Sixes in his Career

Most Sixes in Test Cricket, Brendon McCullum, 107 sixes

Six-hitting has also become a prominent skill in the test format and none other than Brendon McCullum fittingly leads this list. Brendon McCullum hit Most Sixes in Test Cricket with 107 sixes in total.

The former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum hit 107 sixes in his illustrious career in Test Matches. McCullum played 101 matches for his country and scored 6453 runs at an average of 38.64 with 12 tons. His six-hitting ability more often than not helped the team in scoring quick runs in crunch times.

Most Sixes in Test Cricket
Most Sixes in Test Cricket

List of players with most Sixes in Test Cricket

PlayerSpanMatInnsNORunsHSAve6s
BB McCullum (NZ)2004-20161011769645330238.64107
BA Stokes (ENG)2013-2022891627560225836.14107
AC Gilchrist (AUS)1999-200896137205570204*47.6100
CH Gayle (WI)2000-201410318211721433342.1898
JH Kallis (SA)1995-2013166280401328922455.3797
V Sehwag (IND)2001-20131041806858631949.3491
BC Lara (WI)1990-2006131232611953400*52.8888
CL Cairns (NZ)1989-2004621045332015833.5387
IVA Richards (WI)1974-199112118212854029150.2384
A Flintoff (ENG)1998-2009791309384516731.7782

Brendon McCullum

Brendon McCullum, the former New Zealand cricket captain, was known for his aggressive and explosive batting style in all formats of the game. In Test cricket, he holds the record of most sixes hit by a player in career with his 107 sixes.

McCullum also holds the record for the most sixes hit by a New Zealand player in Test cricket, surpassing the previous record held by Martin Crowe.

Most Sixes in Test Cricket

In addition, McCullum holds the record for the most sixes hit by a captain in Test cricket. He hit 28 sixes during his tenure as captain, surpassing the previous record held by Ricky Ponting of Australia.

McCullum’s aggressive and exciting brand of cricket was a joy to watch and his six-hitting records in Test cricket are a testament to his skill and power as a batsman. Despite his retirement from international cricket, his records and legacy will always be remembered by cricket fans.

On February 20th, 2016, during his last Test match, McCullum set a new record for the fastest century ever scored in Test cricket. He accomplished this feat in just 54 balls, breaking the previous record of 56 balls set by his idol, Viv Richards. He finished the innings with a total score of 145 runs off 79 balls.

In 2014, McCullum made history by becoming the first player from New Zealand to score over 1000 runs in a single calendar year in Test cricket, with a total of 1164 runs. However, this record was later broken by Kane Williamson in 2015, who scored 1172 runs.

FAQs

Who holds the record for most sixes in Test cricket?

The player with the most sixes in Test cricket is the New Zealand batsman, Brendon McCullum, with a total of 107 sixes.

How many sixes does Brendon McCullum have in Test cricket?

Brendon McCullum hit a total of 107 sixes in test matches.

Who is the fastest to reach 50 sixes in Test cricket?

Chris Gayle is the fastest to reach 50 sixes in Test cricket, doing so in just 31 innings.

Who is the second-highest six-hitter in Test cricket?

The second-highest six-hitter in Test cricket is Ben Stokes of England, with a total of 107 sixes.

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