Misbah tenth Pakistani to hit 100 Sixes

CricLens Staff Report
May 18, 2013

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Pakistan Test and One Day Captain Misbah-ul-Haq has become country’s tenth player to complete century of sixes in international cricket, which includes Test, One Day and Twenty20 International matches.

Misbah achieved the feat yesterday at Edinburgh in the match against Scotland where he hit 3 sixes enroute to unbeaten 83 off 80 balls. He now has hit 101 sixes in international cricket, in addition to that he has also hit 545 Fours.

The leading batsman on the charts is Shahid Afridi, who has 390 half-a-dozens under his name, the most by any batsman of world. The other Pakistanis to club 100-plus sixes are Inzamam-ul-Haq, Wasim Akram, Abdul Razzaq, Mohammad Yousuf, Saeed Anwar, Ijaz Ahmad, Younis Khan and Imran Khan.

Misbah’s ratio of six hitting (0.49) is best after Shahid Afridi (0.90) and Abdul Razzaq (0.50).

Most number of sixes by Pakistan batsmen in International Cricket
Name Innings Sixes Sixes/Innings
01. Shahid Afridi 431 392 0.90
02. Inzamam-ul-Haq 551 193 0.35
03. Wasim Akram 427 178+ 0.41
04. Abdul Razzaq 332 168 0.50
05. Mohammad Yousuf 432 142 0.32
06. Saeed Anwar 335 111 0.33
07. Ijaz Ahmad 324 110+ 0.33
08. Younis Khan 410 105 0.25
09. Misbah-ul-Haq 205 101 0.49
10. Imran Khan 277 100+ 0.36

 Including stats from Asia XI and World XI Matches

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