Top 10: Most Runs from Boundaries (4s & 6s) in an IPL Innings

Hitting boundaries has become imperative in the shortest format. This has resulted in the rise of power hitters who can clear the boundary ropes with ease.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is no stranger to power hitters, with the likes of Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers setting the league on fire.

These batters have displayed their penchant for garnering runs by smashing a significant number of boundaries.

This article will list the top 10 instances of batters scoring the most runs from boundaries in an IPL innings.

Most Runs by Boundaries in an IPL Innings

PlayerRuns in 4s & 6sFinal Score (Balls)4s/6sAgainstVenueDate
Chris Gayle (RCB)154175* (66)13/17Pune WarriorsBengaluru23 Apr 2013
Brendon McCullum (KKR)118158* (73)10/13RCBBengaluru18 Apr 2008
AB de Villiers (RCB)112129* (52)10/12Gujarat LionsBengaluru14 May 2016
Yashasvi Jaiswal (RR)112124 (62)16/8MIWankhede30 Apr 2023
Chris Gayle (RCB)106128* (62)7/13Delhi DaredevilsDelhi17 May 2012
Sanath Jayasuriya (MI)102114* (48)9/11CSKWankhede14 May 2008
Rishabh Pant (DC)102128* (63)15/7SRHDelhi10 May 2018
Chris Gayle (RCB)100117 (57)7/12Kings XI PunjabBengaluru6 May 2015
AB de Villiers (RCB)100133* (59)19/4MIWankhede10 May 2015
Quinton de Kock (LSG)100140* (70)10/10KKRDY Patil Stadium18 May 2022

Key Insights

Chris Gayle holds the record for scoring the most runs from boundaries in an IPL and T20 innings. The Universe Boss accumulated a whopping 154 off 175* runs just by hitting 13 fours and 17 sixes against Pune Warriors in 2013.

In the meantime, Gayle completed his hundred off a mere 30 balls, making it the fastest century in IPL history. Later, he went on to amass an unbeaten 175, which is the highest individual score in the league.

17 sixes smashed by Gayle during his whirlwind knock are the most by a batter in an innings.

Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers are the only 2 batters who have garnered 100 or more runs via boundaries in 2 or more IPL innings.

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90.32 percent of runs scored by Yashasvi Jaiswal through boundaries in his 124-run knock against Mumbai in 2023.

19 fours by AB de Villiers during his 133 not out knock are the joint-most in an IPL innings. Paul Valthaty is the other batter with 19 fours in an innings.

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