The 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup has been a high-scoring tournament, with teams regularly scoring totals of 300 or more. Batters have also been in good form, with many scoring centuries quickly and easily. There have also been a lot of big sixes hit in the tournament, with Shreyas Iyer and Glenn Maxwell hitting the two longest, both over 100 meters.
|Shreyas Iyer||106||Sri Lanka||Mumbai|
|Glenn Maxwell||104||New Zealand||Dharamsala|
Australia beat Pakistan by 62 runs in Bangalore. David Warner played really well in that game. He scored 163 runs in 124 balls, with 14 fours and 9 sixes. He hit some very big sixes, but his biggest one was 98 meters long. Australia made 367 runs for 9 wickets and then dismissed Pakistan for 305 runs.
Fakhar Zaman was injured and missed many games, but he came back to play very well against Bangladesh in Kolkata. He scored 81 runs in 74 balls, with 7 sixes and 3 fours. He hit a very long six, 99 meters long, off Taskin Ahmed in the 5th over, after coming down the track to meet the ball.
India beat Afghanistan in Delhi by 8 wickets. Rohit Sharma hit a century in 63 balls, with 5 sixes. But the biggest six was hit by Shreyas Iyer. He hit 1 six off Mujeeb-ur-Rahman in the first ball of the 33rd over, and it was 101 meters long. Iyer made 25 runs in total, and India won the match.
Glenn Maxwell hit the second-longest six in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. He hit it against New Zealand in the game in Dharamsala, India. Maxwell hit two sixes in a row off Mitchell Santner in the 43rd over. The first six was so long that it went onto the roof of the stadium! It was 104 meters long. Maxwell scored 41 runs off 24 balls in his innings. Australia started the game well, but they couldn't keep up the momentum and were all out for 388 runs.
Shreyas Iyer has hit the longest six in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 so far. It was a 106-meter six that he hit against Sri Lanka in Mumbai. The ball went very far, over the long-off boundary. It was also Iyer's second six over 100 meters in the tournament.