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Stats: Most Sixes By Batters In India vs West Indies T20IS

IND v WI: Most sixes by batters in India vs West Indies T20I matches.

By Rishabh Gautam February 23, 2022 • 17:40 PM

IND v WI: T20 is a format popularized by the number of boundaries scored by batters in the 20 over-side games. Boundaries are the quickest way to up the run rate in such a limited number of overs and take your side to a good total.

Windies batters are renowned all around the world for their muscle and skills to smash huge sixes, while a cricketing nation as large as India has produced players who can smash any bowling lineup whenever they are in their rhythm.

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Most sixes by batters in India vs West Indies T20Is


#5. KL Rahul (15)

The limited-overs Indian side skipper KL Rahul is on the 5th spot on this list with 15 sixes to his name in 9 T20I matches against West Indies. Apart from this, the 29-year old has 353 runs to his name in T20Is against West Indies, averaging 58.83 with a strike rate of 159.00, scoring a century and two half-centuries against this opponent. Rahul top-scored against West Indies with his 110* at Lauderhill in 2016.


#4. Virat Kohli (17)

The former Indian captain comes next with 17 sixes to his name in 12 matches (11 innings). Kohli has taken a liking to smash Windies bowlers and consequently has scored 501 runs against them in T20Is, averaging a tremendous 62.62 and a strike rate of 154.62 complimenting it. Virat's top score of 94* against West Indies came in the 1st T20I in 2019 at Hyderabad, which India won by 6 wickets. 


#3. Kieron Pollard (26)

The West Indian captain and lower middle-order batter occupies the third spot with 26 sixes to his name in 10 innings he has bowled in against India in T20Is. Pollard has registered 292 runs against his name in 14 matches against India in T20Is, with an average of 32.44, striking at 126.40 with two half-centuries.


#2. Evin Lewis (28)

The Windies all-rounder comes second on this list with 28 sixes in 8 innings against India in T20Is. Lewis has smacked 2 centuries against India and has scored a total of 322 runs with an average of 46.00. The left-hander's strike rate is maintained at 173.11, with his best knock of 125* against India in the only T20I at Kingston in 2017. West Indies won the match by 9 wickets after chasing a total of 191 in 18.3 overs. 


#1. Rohit Sharma (29)

The Indian captain stands atop this list with 29 sixes in 15 matches. The 34-year old has registered 519 runs against this opponent in T20Is, averaging 43.25 with a strike rate of 141.41. Sharma has smashed a ton and 4 fifties against this opponent, with his top score being 111* in the 2nd T20I at Lucknow in 2018, which India won by a hefty margin of 71 runs. 


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With a 0-3 whitewash against India in the recently concluded 3-match ODI series at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. Windies last played a 5-match T20I series against England at home which they won by 3-2. 


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