The Top 4 Batsmen who have smashed Most Number Of Sixes to start T20 International Innings

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Most sixes in first over in t20 cricket – There is no shortage of entertainment when it comes to the shortest format of the T20I cricket. In the history of the T20 International matches, batsmen have many records. The T20 format is a fast-paced game. This 20 over contest is not only about slogging but is also not played like Test cricket.

In the traditional format, most of the batsmen try to play a slow inning. However, in limited-overs cricket, called the ODIs and T20s, cricket matches are way more batsmen friendly. The batsmen try to score runs by playing big shots. Then there are also some batsmen who have hit sixes in the first overs of T20 cricket. This is not seen in Test matches in the good olden days. But now, the trend has changed.

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There are batsmen like Warner, Finch, Sehwag, AB De Villers, Brendon McCullum, Chris Gayle, Glenn Maxwell, and others who have smash sixes on the very first delivery of Test match cricket. These cricketers mentioned above and many more cricket players along with them have played Test cricket in the T20 International mode.

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Today in this article, we shall review the top four batsmen who have the most hit sixes in the very first overs of T20 International Matches. In this particular segment, these batsmen have faced less than 250 balls in the first over. But still, they have hit the most number of sixes to start their T20 innings.

Colin Munro – (9 times)
Colin Munro
This list starts with the Kiwi opener, Colin Munro. This Kiwi opening batsman is known for his aggressive batting from the very first over itself. New Zealand’s, Munro has hit a maximum of nine sixes in the first over of T20 International cricket. In the first over, Munro faced just 79 balls and that is why he features at the top position in this list. Munro has scored 1728 runs in just 69 matches that he has played in his T20 career so far. He has also hit 107 sixes till now.

Most sixes in first over in t20 cricket

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Dwayne Smith – (9 times)
Dwayne Smith
West Indies fast-bowling all-rounder, Dwayne Smith is the second-highest wicket-taker in international T20 cricket as a bowler. But when it comes to batting in the first over of T20 International matches, Smith has hit nine sixes off just 103 balls that he faced in the first over. Smith is just 1 six away to be the number one on this list. Till now, Smith has scored 582 runs off 33 matches in his T20 International career. This also includes 117 sixes.

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Martin Guptill – (9 times)
Martin Guptill
Another Kiwi opener who features in this list. This opening batsman from New Zealand is the most experienced batsman for the Blackcaps. Martin Guptill is the third batsman to be featured on this list. He has smashed 9 sixes in the first over of his T20 International career. Guptill is just the second Kiwi batsman to have achieved this feat by facing 246 balls in the first over of his International career. In all, he has scored 2536 runs from 88 matches that he has played in his T20 International career. This also includes his 119 sixes in the T20Is so far.

Most sixes in first over in t20 cricket

Paul Sterling – (8 times)
Paul Sterling
Ireland’s all-rounder, Paul Sterling is the fourth highest six hitters in the first over of T20 International cricket. Sterling has hit eight sixes off 208 balls that he faced in the first over of his T20 International career. Till now, Sterling has scored 2124 runs from just 78 T20 International matches and this also includes his 71 sixes, which he has smashed for Ireland till now.

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