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Latest Cricket News – You can be shocked to hear that a pure bowler can match any figure of Sachin Tendulkar in batting. But it has really happened. New Zealand fast bowling Tim Southee has equaled a batting figure of Sachin Tendulkar in Test matches. In fact, during the Test match played in Sri Lanka and New Zealand in Gaul, Tim Southee scored 14 runs off 26 balls, in which he also hit a six. Saudi also equaled Sachin Tendulkar’s figure of 69 sixes in Test cricket.
Sachin has hit 69 sixes in Tests
Sachin Tendulkar hit a total of 69 sixes in 329 innings of 200 matches of his Test career. While New Zealand bowler Tim Southee equaled Sachin Tendulkar by scoring 69 sixes in 96 innings of 66 Tests. Tim Southee is at number 17 in the list of most sixes in Test cricket. He even overtook former South African cricketer AB de Villiers, former Sri Lankan opener Sanath Jayasuriya, former Team India captain Sourav Ganguly and England all-rounder Ian Botham.
Virender Sehwag is on top among Indians
Former New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum tops the list. He has a total of 107 sixes in Test cricket. At the same time, Virender Sehwag is on top among Indian cricketers. He has hit a total of 91 sixes in his Test career. While Mahendra Singh Dhoni has 78 sixes in his name. Tim Southee has scored 244 wickets and 1550 runs in 66 Tests. His highest score in Test cricket is 77 not out. He has scored five half-centuries in this format. If Saudis score another six, Younis Khan and Clive Lloyd will be on par.