Let's take a look at the list of batters who have smashed 50 or more sixes in a calendar year in any format of the game. 

AB de Villiers 

In 2015, former South Africa captain AB de Villiers smacked 58 sixes in ODIs in 20 matches played. 

Chris Gayle 

In 2019, former West Indies captain Chris Gayle whacked 56 sixes in ODIs in 17 matches played. 

Suryakumar Yadav 

Team India's middle-order batter Suryakumar Yadav has now become only the third batter to smash 50 sixes in a calendar year in any format.

50 maximums 

So far in 2022, the swashbuckling right-handed batter has smashed 50 sixes in T20Is in 22 matches played. 

Sizzling Surya 

Suryakumar has been in tremendous form in the shortest format of the game in 2022. 

793 runs 

The stylish batter has aggregated 793 runs in 22 matches in the shortest format of the game for Team India. 

2nd fastest 50

In the second T20I against South Africa, Suryakumar Yadav smashed the joint second-fastest half-century for India in T20Is. 

The right-hander scored 61 runs off 22 balls while he reached the half-century mark in just 18 balls. 

18-ball 50 

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