Five longest sixes in T20 World Cup history

The 2024 T20 World Cup has given so many memories to the fans that will be cherished forever. Talking about the batting, despite a great support for the bowlers in the USA-leg, we saw many big hits in the ninth edition of the tournament. Adding to this, a total of 515 sixes were smashed in this edition of the T20 World Cup, making a record of most sixes in a T20 World Cup season, surpassing 405 sixes from 2021 edition. Along with this, Rovman Powell hit the longest six of the 2024 T20 World Cup in a match against Uganda at Providence Stadium in Guyana on June 9. 

Talking about the sixes, there we saw some huge hits by star players throughout the T20 World Cup. In the following listicle, we will discuss five longest sixes in T20 World Cup history. 

Longest Sixes in T20 World Cups

5. Rovman Powell (West Indies) – 107M six in 2024 T20 World Cup

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West Indies star batter Rovman Powell sits at fifth place in the list as he hit the longest six in T20 World Cup 2024. The right-hander smashed 107-meter six during his 23-run knock off 18 balls against Uganda in Guyana on June 9. Notably, the Windies went on to win the match comfortably by a huge margin of 134 runs. 

4. Junaid Siddique (UAE) – 109M six in 2022 T20 World Cup

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The next name in the list is of a UAE player, Junaid Siddique, who hit one of the longest sixes in the T20 World Cup in a match against Sri Lanka in South Geelong, Australia on October 18, 2022. During his small knock of 18 runs from 16 balls, Siddique hit a 109-meter six in the 17th over which was bowled by Dushmantha Chameera. However, it didn’t help UAE much as they were bowled out for just 73 runs in 17.1 overs, losing the game by 79 runs against the Lankans.

3. Andre Russell (West Indies) – 111M six in 2021 T20 World Cup

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One of the fiercest batters from the West Indies, Andre Russell hit one of the longest sixes during the 2021 World Cup in a match against Australia at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on November 6, 2021. During his unbeaten knock of 18 off 7, Russell finished the innings with two back-to-back sixes on the last two balls of the innings, bowled by Mitchell Starc, with one six covering the distance of 111 meters. However, the Windies failed to defend the total of 157/7 as Australia chased the target in 16.2 overs with eight wickets in hand. 

2. Liam Livingstone (England) – 112M six in 2021 T20 World Cup

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England’s Liam Livingstone comes second in the list for hitting the longest six in 2021 T20 World Cup in a match against South Africa at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on November 6, 2021. During his knock of 28(17) while chasing 190 runs, Livingstone smashed a massive 112-meter on the first ball of 16th over, being bowled by Kagiso Rabada, followed by back-to-back sixes on the next two balls as well. However, it wasn’t enough for England as they fell short of South Africa’s total by just 10 runs. 

1. Yuvraj Singh (India) – 119M six in 2007 T20 World Cup

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Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh tops the list for longest sixes in T20 World Cup. His massive 119m six came during his match-winning knock of 70(30) in the semi-final of the 2007 T20 World Cup against Australia in Durban on September 22, 2007. With the help of his knock, India posted 188/5 and went on to defeat Australia by 15 runs to enter final of the maiden T20 World Cup. 

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