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Most number of Sixes in a World Cup Match, Eoin Morgan breaks Chris Gayle’s record

Eoin Morgan hit 17 huge sixes in the world cup 2019 match against Afghanistan to become the first player with most number of sixes in a WC innings.
Jul 3, 2019 18:25 IST
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Most number of Sixes in a World Cup Match, Eoin Morgan breaks Chris Gayle’s record
Most number of Sixes in a World Cup Match, Eoin Morgan breaks Chris Gayle’s record

Few days back, Eoin Morgan hit 17 sixes in the world cup match against Afghanistan to become the first player with most number of sixes in a world cup inning. Earlier, this record was in the name of Chris Gayle with 16 sixes. In the meantime, India and Australia have secured their Semi Final Births while the fight is on for the last two births, wherein England, New Zealand and Pakistan are in the race.

From Yuvraj Singh’s six sixes in an over in the 2007 T20 World Cup to Dhoni’s way of finishing a game with a six, six hitting in cricket matches is associated with thrill and excitement. Let’s take a look at the list of top players with most number of sixes in a world cup inning.

Most number of sixes in a world cup inning

Name of Player

No. of Sixes

Eoin Morgan

17

Chris Gayle

16

Martin Guptill

11

David Miller

9

Adam Gilchrist

8

Chris Gayle

8

Imran Nazir

7

Sanath Jayasuriya

7

Yuvraj Singh

7

Sourav Ganguly

7

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