ODI has now become a very ineffective and boring kind of format but we should always remember that this format gave us some of the most memorable moments in cricket. So, to revive this format’s energy we are here with an interesting article in which we will see the top 5 teams with the most ODI sixes in an innings.
#5 New Zealand – 22
In 2013, West Indies was playing against New Zealand in Queenstown. New Zealand in that match smashed 22 sixes in their innings which is the fifth-highest by any team in ODIs. It was Corey Anderson who alone smashed 14 sixes for the Kiwis.
#4 West Indies – 23
Talking about sixes and the West Indies team does not appear on the list is kind of impossible. In 2019 West Indies was playing against England in Bridgetown. West Indies batted first and smashed 23 sixes in their innings in which Chris Gayle alone scored 12.
#3 England – 24
It was the fourth ODI of the same West Indies and England series of 2019. England batted first in St George’s ground and smashed 24 sixes in their innings which is third-highest by a team in ODIs. Jos Buttler was the man of the match and he alone smashed 12 sixes.
#2 England – 25
It was the 2019 World Cup in England and England was playing against Afghanistan. England batted first and smashed 25 sixes in their innings which is second-highest by a team. England captain Eoin Morgan alone smashed 17 sixes against Afghanistan which is also the highest number of sixes by an individual player in ODIs.
#1 England – 26
England completely changed their style of playing in ODIs and that is the result because they are in the top 3. England broke many records in their latest match against the Netherlands in Amsterdam and one of them was the highest number of sixes by a team in ODIs in a single inning. England smashed 26 sixes against the Netherlands.