What is the distance of longest six in cricket history?

The record for hitting the longest six in IPL’s history is held by South Africa’s Albie Morkel, who smashed the ball for 125m six playing for Chennai Super Kings way back in 2008.

Who hit the farthest six?

Shahid Afridi holds the record for longest six in International cricket lasting as long as 158 meters against South Africa, 3rd ODI at Johannesburg on March 17, 2013.

Who hit longest six in IPL history?

Albie Morkel
South Africa’s Albie Morkel achieved the feat while playing for Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural season of the IPL. He smashed Deccan Chargers spinner Pragyan Ojha for a six which was measured at 124 metres. This to date remains the longest six in IPL history.

Who hit the FIrst 6 in cricket?

Joe Darling of
The hit was awarded only five runs as the shot that cleared the ground was considered as six runs at that time. In such a case, Joe Darling of Australia is considered to have hit the first-ever six in Test cricket during the 1898 Adelaide Test against England.

Who is long Sixer?

Longest six in international cricket: Know the leaders

No. Player Distance (metres)
1 Shahid Afridi 158m (unofficial)
2 Brett Lee 130-135m
3 Martin Guptill 127m
4 Liam Livingstone 122m

What is the quickest 100 in cricket?

31 balls
South Africa’s AB de Villiers holds the record for the fastest one-day international (ODI) century of all time – he took just 31 balls to reach the milestone in a match against the West Indies in Johannesburg in 2015.

Who invented six of cricket?

#OnThisDay in 1898, Australia’s Joe Darling hit the first six in Test cricket history, by launching the ball out of the Adelaide Oval against England.