Today the game of cricket is becoming very popular. And everyone seems very excited to see it when our favourite batsmen are playing on the field, and they are constantly being rained for fours and sixes, then our enthusiasm knows no bounds.
Although every batsman is successful in showing the ball out, hitting six consecutive sixes in six balls is not a matter for everyone. This feat can be done only by some special batsman. Therefore, today through this article, we will tell the names of some such cricketers who were able to hit six sixes in a row, and blew everyone’s senses.
Gary Sobers (1968):-
The name of the great all-rounder of the cricket world, Gary Sobers, was included in the list of first such cricketers, who hit 6 sixes in 6 consecutive balls in first-class cricket in the year 1968.
Ravi Shastri (1984):-
In the list of other batsmen in the world of cricket, Ravi Shastri, former batsman and coach of Team India, who hit 6 sixes in 6 consecutive balls, was included in the list. During the Ranji Trophy in the year 1984, 6 sixes were hit by Ravi Shastri on 6 balls of Tilak Raj of Baroda.
Yuvraj Singh (2007):-
Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh became the second batsman to hit six sixes. Whom this feat was shown by hitting 6 consecutive sixes against England bowler Stuart Broad during the 2007 T20 World Cup. Not only this but Yuvraj’s name was included in such batsmen, who had hit six consecutive sixes off the balls of a fast bowler. Before him, this record was made only on the balls of spin bowlers.
Herschelle Gibbs (2007):-
The name of South African opener Herschelle Gibbs is included in the list of the first batsmen to hit six consecutive sixes in international cricket. During the 2007 World Cup, Don Van Bunge of the Netherlands was the unlucky bowler, whose all balls of his over were hit by Gibbs for sixes.
Ross Witley (2017):-
This feat was achieved by Ross Witley, playing for Worcestershire, in English county cricket. He hit enormously the spin ball of Karl Karver.
Hazratullah Jazai (2018):-
Six consecutive sixes were hit by Afghanistan batsman Hazratullah Zazai while playing for Kabul Jawana in the Afghanistan Premier League. Zazai achieved this feat against Balakh Ladges bowler Abdullah Mazari.
Leo Carter (2020):-
In a domestic T20 tournament, New Zealand’s Leo Carter hit six consecutive sixes off-spinner Anton Devcich against the Northern Knights. Leo Carter was the seventh batsman to do so. West Indies legend Gary Sobers, India’s Ravi Shastri and Yuvraj Singh, South Africa’s Herschelle Gibbs, England’s Ross Witley and Afghanistan’s Hazratullah Zazai had achieved this feat before him.