Asia Cup is around the corner and Virat Kohli will be looking to come out of the lean patch and set the stage on fire. Meanwhile let's have a look at Kohli's stroke-wise analysis ahead of all important tournament.

Stroke-wise analysis

Six-hitting has always been a jaw-dropping aspect of cricket, though it’s become a norm in the modern game with the rules in white-ball cricket favouring the batters.


Let's have a look at the list of cricketers who have belted six sixes in six balls.

Super smasher

The flamboyant West Indian all-rounder was the first player to achieve the feat on 31st August 1968. Playing for Nottinghamshire Sobers hit six consecutive sixes against Glamorgan.

1. Sir Garfield Sobers

On 19th January 1985, Shastri became the second ever cricketer to hit six sixes in an over. Playing for Bombay against Baroda, he hit left-arm spinner Tilak Raj for 36 in six balls.

2. Ravi Shastri

It was during the World Cup in 2007, when Gibbs hit Daan van Bunge of the Netherlands for the full complement of six sixes in the over.

3. Herschelle Gibbs

Few will forget Singh’s assault on the England cricket team and a hapless Stuart Broad during a World Cup T20, 2007. After a heated altercation with Andrew Flintoff, Yuvraj belted Broad for six sixes in the 19th over.

4. Yuvraj Singh

In July 2017, Worcestershire Rapids’ Whitely joined the elite club with six successive maximums off the bowling of Yorkshire Vikings spinner Karl Carver in a T20 Blast match at Headingley.

5. Ross Whitely

The next addition to this list was Zazai who bludgeoned his way into the history books off the deliveries of the hapless Abdullah Mazari Afghanistan Premier League (T20).

6. Hazratullah Zazai

Canterbury Kings batsman Leo Carter made history in January 2020 following his stunning six sixes in an over during his side’s T20 match against the Northern Knights to join this elite club.

7. Leo Carter

Kieron Pollard achieved the feat in March 2021 for West Indies against Sri Lanka. Pollard became the first player to hit six sixes in an international over since Yuvraj Singh in 2007.

8. Kieron Pollard

Thisara Perera followed Pollard just a few weeks later. All-rounder Perera was batting for Army Sports CC against Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club in a List-A fixture when he hit six cosecutive sixes in six balls.

9. Thisara Perera

The Chandigarh-born wicketkeeper-batsman, Jaskaranplaying for the USA against Papua New Guinea on September 9, 2021, hit six sixes in the final over bowled by Gaudi Toka.

10. Jaskaran Malhotra

West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell smashed six sixes in a row during Saturday’s clash between Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) and St Kitts and Nevis Patriot in the 6IXTY tournament on August 28, 2022.

11. Andre Russell

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