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5 biggest sixes in cricket history

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 31: Shahid Afridi of Pakistan bats during the One Day International match between New Zealand and Pakistan at Westpac Stadium on January 31, 2015 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Biggest sixes in cricket history

The rule in cricket is if the ball clears the rope it counts as six. Regardless of how much further it sails back after the rope. This rule in cricket has been into contradiction when the likes of Chris Gayle, Shahid Afridi, Ms Dhoni have hit monstrous sixes. Although these all shots count as 6 runs, but some of these sixes deserve 10-12 runs.


The fascinating thing in cricket is watching sixes, it has been a more common feature to see big sixes now as the game has been evolved due to t20 cricket. Furthermore, the advancement in cricket bats has also meant the ball is travelling further with less force than it used to 20 years back. Here is a compilation of some of the biggest sixes in the history of cricket. Have a look and comment below which one you think was the biggest!