Tim Southee Equals The Sachin Tendulkar’s Sixes Graph
In the previous time when someone batting at number 10 hit a single six, was one of the rare things. But in Modern Day Cricket even the bowlers are hitting more number of boundaries and sixes. However, New Zealand fast bowler has now equal number of sixes than the legend of cricket Sachin Tendulkar. Yes, it is true, pacer Tim Southee has equaled the sixes graph in Test Cricket with Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar.
Currently New Zealand is playing their Test Match Series against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka. During the first day of first Test Match against Tim Southee achieved this feat. However, he comes at number 10 for batting.
69th Six In 89th Innings (Tim Southee Equals The Sachin Tendulkar’s Sixes Graph)
Sachin has reached this feat in his 329th innings. And Southee took only 89 innings for hitting his 69th sixes. Currently, both are holding the 17th position in terms of hitting sixes in Test Cricket. Number 1 position in terms of most sixes has also bagged by New Zealand cricketer, Brendon McCullum with 107 sixes in Test Cricket.
From India destructive batsman Virender Sehwag is holding 5th position with 91 sixes. South African Jacques Kallis is standing in the 4th place with 97 sixes. The ‘Universe Boss’ Chris Gayle hit 98 sixes in his entire Test career. Australian Adam Gilchrist has 100 sixes standing 2nd in the list.