Top 5 Batsman with Most Sixes in IPL
Since the beginning of the IPL, this has given a new definition of cricket, every year people wait for the IPL. The cricket world gets to see new talents every year through the IPL, as well as the fans get to watch rains of boundries.
In today’s post, we are going to talk about the Top 5 batsmen who have made the most number of sixes in the history of IPL so far.
List of Top 10 Six Hitters
- (10) Kieron Pollard – 154 sixes (132 matches)
- (9) Yousuf Pathan – 164 sixes (163 matches)
- (8) Shane Watson – 117 sixes (163 matches)
- (7) David Warner – 160 sixes (114 matches)
- (6) Virat Kohli – 177 sixes (163 matches)
#5. Rohit Sharma – 184 sixes (173 matches)
Rohit Sharma, who plays for Mumbai Indians, is often known as Hitman, under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, Mumbai Indians have also named the IPL title.
In the history of IPL, Rohit Sharma has played 173 matches so far, in which he has scored 4493 runs with an average of 32, Rohit Sharma has 184 sixes in the IPL. Rohit Sharma has also made a century and 34 half-centuries in the IPL.
Rohit Sharma is highest runscorer in IPL’s history following Suresh Raina and Virat Kohli and in the case of sixes Rohit Sharma is ranked fifth with 184 sixes.
#4. Suresh Raina – 185 sixes (176 matches)
Suresh Raina has played a total of 176 matches in the IPL history and scored 4985 runs at an average of 34.37 including 1 century and 35 half centuries. He is the most run scorer of IPL and gained the fourth position in hitting most sixes.
Suresh Raina has hitted 448 fours and 185 sixes in IPL history, most of the time Raina is called as Mr. IPL.
#3. MS Dhoni – 186 sixes (175 matches)
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is very consistent since the first season of IPL, Along with being the most successful captain of the Indian team, he is also one of the most successful captains of IPL, under his captaincy, Chennai Super Kings has named himself IPL title three times.
Dhoni has played a total of 175 matches in IPL till today, at an average of 40.16 and strike rate of 138.19 he has scored 4016 runs.
In hitting most sixes in IPL he is at 3rd position with a number of 186 sixes. In the last IPL season, he made a total of 30 sixes in a very good manner.
#2. AB de Villiers – 187 sixes (141 matches)
AB de Villiers is one of the most destructive batsmen the game of cricket has ever seen. His ability to clear the boundary ropes using a wide range of innovative strokes has earned him fans all over the world.
Till date he has played a total of 141 matches where he scored 3953 runs at an average of 39.53 including 3 centuries and 20 half centuries.
AB De Villiers holds the second position on this list of most sixes in IPL with a total of 187 sixes.
#1. Chris Gayle – 292 sixes (112 matches)
Chris Gayle has established a different identity with the help of his explosive style of batting, no batsman is even around Chris Gayle’s record.
Chris Gayle has played a total of 112 matches in and at a average of 41.17 he has scored 3994 runs. He made a 6 centuries and 24 fifties in IPL.
Till date he has hit 292 sixes in his IPL career and holds the first position of hitting most sixes in IPL.