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Which batsman has hit most sixes & fours in cricket world cup?
Asked by: Zoe on 28-01-2011..

Commented by Binit on 28 Jan, 2011

Ricky Ponting of Australia has hit most number of sixes in world cups while Sachin Tendulkar of India holds the record of most fours in cricket's biggest tournament. These two legends will be playing in world cup 2011 which means they both can add onto their tally. here's the list upto the begining of 2011 edition..

Most 6s in world cup
30 sixes = Ricky Ponting (Australia) = 4 centuries, 6 fifties.
28 sixes = Herschelle Gibbs (SA) = 2 centuries, 8 fifties.
27 sixes = Sanath Jayasuriya (SL) = 3 centuries, 6 fifties.
25 sixes = Sourav Ganguly (India) = 4 centuries, 3 fifties.
23 sixes = Mathew Hayden (Australia) = 3 centuries, 2 fifties.
22 sixes = Vivian Richards (WI) = 3 centuries, 5 fifties.
19 sixes = Adam Gilchrist (Aus) = 1 century, 8 fifties.
19 sixes = Sachin Tendulkar (India) = 4 centuries, 13 fifties.

Most 4s in world cup
189 fours = Sachin Tendulkar (India) = 4 centuries, 13 fifties.
141 fours = Adam Gilchrist (Australia) = 1 century, 8 fifties.
134 fours = Stephen Fleming (NZ) = 2 centuries, 5 fifties.
130 fours = Ricky Ponting (Australia) = 4 centuries, 6 fifties.
124 fours = Brian Lara (West Indies) = 2 centuries, 7 fifties.
120 fours = Sanath Jayasuriya (SL) = 3 centuries, 6 fifties.
107 fours = Arvinda de Silva (SL) = 2 centuries, 6 fifties.
106 fours = Herschelle Gibbs (SA) = 2 centuries, 8 fifties.
106 fours = Mathew Hayden (Australia) = 2 centuries, 2 fifties.

Commented by ranjith on 19 Mar, 2011

ricky ponting

Commented by Navjot Sidhu on 22 Mar, 2011

Navjot Singh Sidhu hit 29 sixes a record for most number of sixes in a single tournament. 1987 WORLD CUP

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