The legend of Indian cricket, Sachin Tendulkar name needs no introduction. He is one of the most prominent international cricketers of all time. He got fame for his commanding stroke play and bullet-shots. The most prominent aspects of his professional life have been his perfect straight drives and lofty shots. Let us explore the list of top 10 sexiest sixes by Sachin Tendulkar.
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10. Olonga bashing
It was the finals of the Sharjah Cup in 1998 when Sachin Tendulkar and Saurav Ganguly played against Zimbabwe. Sachin seemed to be in a grueling mood and smashed Olonga for six huge sixes. This created an environment of excitement among his fans.
9. Six of McGrath
It was in the Champions Trophy in Nairobi. The match was between Australia and India when Sachin Tendulkar went on a rampage right from the start. He was able to take hold of the great fast bowler, Glen McGrath. At that moment, the ball took the outer edge of the bat and landed across the boundary ropes. For the second time, he comprehensively hit him straight over his head out of the park.
8. Paul Strang stung badly
In the match where Henry Olonga suffered one of the heaviest beatings in his life, an offie named Paul Strang also had to taste the same dose given by Sachin. He was hit for countless sixes on a pitch that had nothing to offer to the spinners. The best shot was when Sachin used his feet to hit the ball over the top, pitching outside leg stump.
7. Eddo Brandes gone for a straight hit
It was a match of 1996-96 tri series between South Africa, Zimbabwe and India when Sachin showed off his great performance. Here India needed to beat Zimbabwe for getting the chance to enter finals. Sachin hit fast bowler Eddo Brandes with a straight bat over his head for a six. This moment was what made his fans excited.
6. Steve Waugh in the famous Sharjah encounter
India was chasing 284 from Australia, and needed to score 254 to beat New Zealand. The match saw some excitingly glorious moments especially when Sachin hit part-timer Steve Waugh over his head with a straight bat.
5. Four sixers of Abdul Qadir
The one-day between India and Pakistan proved to be very nice for the Sachins fans. India was chasing 157 in the rain-hit match, when Sachin scored a quickfire 18 ball 53 with four sixes in a single over of Pakistani leg spinner Abdul Qadir.
4. Warnie going for plenty
This is the incident of the 3 match test series (in 1997-98) where India was declared to win by 2-1. Sachin smashed plenty of sixes except for the initial one in Chennai. In the innings of 177, he hit cross legged sixes off Shane Warne.
3. Caddick out of the park
This had been the match between India and England in the World Cup match of 2003. Sachin smashed off the lanky English fast bowler Andrew Caddick. He got much appreciation from fans due to this performance.
2. Kasprowiz encounter in 1998 at Sharjah
The sandstorm hit match that got fame because of the innings decorated with various sixes from Sachin. In one of his shots, Sachin pulled the opponent over the long on boundary.
1. The ‘pointer’ of Shoaib
It is the incident of the tense encounter between arch rivals India and Pakistan. This was actually a mere touch of the fast delivery by the ‘Rawalpindi Express’ Shoaib Akhtar that was to carry the ball over the point boundary for six runs. This shot’s video is still liked highly on YouTube.
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