Chris Gayle breaks Shahid Afridi’s record for most sixes in international cricket

Barbados: Chris Gayle has proved that he the best in the business when it comes to limited overs cricket. And it was all there as he smashed the English bowlers 81 of 91 deliveries which was laced with seven sixes and two fours, and in the process breaks Shahid Afridi’s record for most sixes in international cricket.

Gayle has announced that he will retire at the end of 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup in England & Wales.  Gayle hit a six of the first ball in the 15th over of the West Indies innings off Moeen Ali to surpass Pakistan’s Afridi. Gayle now has 477 international sixes, one more than Afridi.

Third on that list is former New Zealand wicket-keeper-batsman Brendon McCullum, who has hit 398 international sixes. former Sri Lanka opener Sanath Jayasuriya is fourth with international sixes 352. India’s Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni come in fifth and sixth on the list with 349 and 348 international sixes, followed by AB de Villiers, who has 328 international sixes.

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