Hitting a maximum will not only give a truckload of confidence to the batter but will also mount searing pressure on the opposition. The cricket fraternity has witnessed a plethora of batsmen with plenty of improvisations and innovations in terms of shot selections while trying to hit maximums.
There are two different ways to hit a six in the game of cricket and the first way is to rely on timing rather than power, this can be possible by smashing the fast bowlers for a maximum with pure timing. On the other hand, the second way to hit a six is by generating immense power from the bat against the pace of the ball.
So far in the history of international cricket, the likes of Chris Gayle, Rohit Sharma, Shahid Afridi, Brendon McCullum, Martin Guptill, MS Dhoni and others have struck plenty of sixes in international cricket. In this article, we will now go through the names of two Indian cricketers who hit the most sixes in a year at the age of 24.
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1. Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill is undoubtedly the best-performing youngster in the world across all three formats of the game. The right-handed batsman has often let his bat do the talking and perfected the art of scoring runs on a consistent basis, a trait that sets him apart from most other youngsters of his age.
The bright prospect is currently the leading run-scorer in 2023 with 1230 runs including five centuries, five fifties and a double century. He tops the list as he smacked 46 sixes in a year (2023) at the age of 24, the most by an Indian in international cricket.
2. Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya struggled for consistency in the initial years of his cricketing venture. However, he ensured to sort out the woes and fix the leaks wherever required. The Indian all-rounder is known for his ability to sixes with brute force. Notably, he has hit 44 sixes in a year (2017) at the age of 24.
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