10 batsmen to hit most number of sixes in history of IPL is mentioned in this article.
The IPL has always been synonymous with much number of sixes. Every season we watch player hitting so many sixes and that is always one of favorite part of the game.
Cricket fans love watching the ball go out of the stadium. Rooftop sixes are one of the most pleasing in IPL matches. Nothing is cricket match is more interesting that watching the ball crossing the boundary.
Fans always have their favorite batsman in IPL and they also love to know about the records made by their favorite batsman. Here is a detail of 10 batsmen to hit most number of sixes in history of IPL.
10 batsmen to hit most number of sixes in history of IPL are
- Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle is popular Jamaican cricketer and plays international matches for West Indies.
Chris Gayle is not in the habit of making single run or running between the wickets but he believes in hitting big short. He has achieved the record of hitting 349 sixes in 132 matches.
He has also achieved the record for hitting most sixes in an innings. He smashed 17 sixes while playing against Pune Warriors India in 2013.
- AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers is always known for his excellent shorts. He is on second position in the list with the record of hitting 235 sixes in 169 IPL matches.
- Mahendra Singh Dhoni
The former India captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is known to be one of the best finishers of the match. He has made the record of hitting 216 sixes in 204 matches.
- Rohit Sharma
Rohit is considered as one of the most energetic batsman. It becomes very hard to stop once he settles down. He has proved himself one of the most successful IPL captain. He is also perfect for the shorter format of the match. He has achieved the record of hitting 213 sixes in 200 matches in his IPL career.
- Virat Kohli
Indian Captain and skipper, Virat Kohli is also known by the name ‘Run machine’ Kohli has achieved many records over the years and emerged as one of the finest players in IPL. He has whipped 201 sixes in his 192 matches.
- Kieron Pollard
Kieron Pollard has shown his excellence in both batting and bowling. Pollard has hit 198 sixes in 164 matches in his overall IPL career. He is an excellent fielder also.
- David Warner
Warner has been one of the most destructive openers in history IPL.
It is advisable to dismiss him as soon as possible because for once he is set he make ball disappearing over the fence again and again.
He is an excellent runner between the wickets. Warner has achieved the record of hitting 195 sixes in his 142 IPL matches.
- Suresh Raina
Raina achieved feet in IPL and became the first batsman to complete first 2,000 and then 5,000 runs in history of IPL. He has played many excellent knocks for his team, Chennai Super Kings.
Raina has hit 194 sixes in 193 matches in his overall IPL career.
- Shane Watson
Watson is an excellent player with all-round capabilities. He is a batsman with an attacking style. He has achieved the record of hitting 194 sixes in 145 matches in his overall IPL carrier.
- Robin Uthappa
Uthappa is always a proven match-winner. The veteran wicket keeper-batsman is also known for his consistency.
He has made the record of hitting 163 sixes from 189 matches.