The format of cricket has developed rapidly in the last few decades. The batsmen have matured to play aggressively in the T20 and Premier League. The batsman managed to succeed in one-day cricket as aggression.
It makes the ODI cricket more exciting, and it is very much like watching the ball going out of the stadium. So today we talk about the batsmen who are entertaining us with sixes in ODI cricket.
Rohit Sharma hit 232 Sixes. Rohit Sharma is the most aggressive style batsman in ODIs for India today. This teammate is called a hitman because of his ability to hit sixes. He had many excellent partnerships with Shikhar Dhawan.
In just 218 ODIs, this Indian top-order batsman has scored 8,658 runs with 27 centuries and 42 half-centuries. Sharma is the only batsman in the world to score three double centuries in one-day international cricket.
Rohit Sharma struggled in the early years of his international cricket career, but now he has become one of the best batsmen in the world.
Sanath Jayasuriya is counted among the legendary Sri Lankan batsman. He used to bat aggressively. He was a brilliant all-rounder. He has batted in many match-winning innings but was also very impressed with bowling.
The former Sri Lankan all-rounder played 445 matches between 1989 and 2011. He has 28 centuries and 68 half-centuries in ODIs. Where he hit 270 sixes in ODIs. The interesting thing about Jayasuriya is that he has taken more wickets than Shane Warne in ODIs.
West Indies star Chris Gayle is known for his aggressive batting. Due to this, he is called The Universal Boss. He has the art of hitting long sixes, which makes him a great hitter.
Chris Gayle is one of the most aggressive batsmen in the history of cricket. The Jamaican cricketer has hit 326 sixes in 298 matches. Gayle has scored 10,393 runs in his ODI career, which includes 25 centuries and 53 half-centuries.
He was a great captain of the Pakistan team as well as a good batsman. He used to entertain cricket lovers with his sixes. With his aggressive batting, he also took many wickets for the team.
The former Pakistani all-rounder holds the crown for most sixes in ODIs. Shahid Afridi explosive batting style has earned him nicknames like Six King and Boom Boom.
Afridi has scored 351 sixes in 398 ODIs between 1996 and 2015 in his career. His impressive strike rate is 117. Afridi has scored six centuries and 39 half-centuries in his one-day international cricket career.