Most Sixes Record in Big Bash League 2016-17
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Most sixes in BBL 2016-17: High scoring thrillers are what make Big Bash League the choicest of limited-over bashers like Chris Lynn, Brendon McCullum, Ben Dunk and many others whose forte is power hitting; whose mere presence creates havoc in the opponents' camp; and whose destructive potential to slaughter changes the equation of the game so frequently. However, if an overall analytical view of this season is taken into account, 279 sixes have been hit so far in 24 matches.
Surprisingly, 26 of the tournament's all sixes came from Lynn's bat. Lynn, a real threat to the opponent played some wonderful innings in the tournament. He continued to rain sixes right from the first match till the firth he played. In the last game against Scorchers, Lynn continued his big-hitting dominance with 49-ball 98, equaling Chris Gayle's record of 11 sixes in a match. Also, it was the most sixes record in Big Bash League 2016-17.
Five power-hitters on the cards to forcefully finish as the real basher with most sixes in BBL 2016-17 include Chris Lynn, Brendon McCullum, Ben Dunk, Aron Finch and Ben McDermott. Heats' Lynn stands first with 26 sixes in just five games, outdistancing others with a fair margin of more than double. Next to him is New Zealand's seasoned warhorse McCullum who has smashed 13 sixes so far in 6 games. Surprisingly, what is notable here is both the table-toppers come from the same team, Brisbane Heat.
Ben Dunk, Aron Finch and Ben McDermott, the rest three are hovering almost equaling on number of sixes, with 12, 11 and 10 sixes respectively. Now that Lynn is out of the tournament following Australia's home ODI-series against Pakistan and McCullum has been suspended for one match due to late over-rate in the previous game, Dunk, Finch and McDermott have a handy opportunity to finish as a batsman to hit most sixes in BBL 2016-17. Can they? Well, nothing much can be predicted as the tournament still has 11 matches to go, including the semi-final and final.
Who will end up hitting most sixes in BBL 2017?