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Top 10: Most Sixes by Batters for a Single IPL Team

Watching batters smash towering sixes is a sight to behold. And there is no shortage of such spectacles in the T20 format.

The format thrives on batters sending down the maximums over the boundary ropes. The IPL is no different in this aspect, boasting powerful hitters of the ball.

Many renowned batters have hit sixes for fun, with some doing it for a single IPL team match after match. On that note, let’s look at the top 10 batters who have slammed the most sixes for a single IPL team.

Most Sixes for a Single IPL Team

PlayerTeamSixesInnings
Virat KohliRoyal Challengers Bengaluru250237
Chris GayleRoyal Challengers Bengaluru23984
AB de VilliersRoyal Challengers Bengaluru238144
Rohit SharmaMumbai Indians224201
Kieron PollardMumbai Indians223171
MS DhoniChennai Super Kings217196
Andre RussellKolkata Knight Riders20096
Suresh RainaChennai Super Kings180171
Sanju SamsonRajasthan Royals166127
David WarnerSunrisers Hyderabad14395
Rishabh PantDelhi Capitals142105

Key Insights

Virat Kohli holds the record for smashing the most sixes for a single team in the IPL. Interestingly, all of his sixes have come for Royal Challengers Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore). 

Virat is among the elite players who have represented only one team in the IPL. Since his debut in the prestigious league, he has donned the red jersey of RCB.

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Chris Gayle, who has racked up 239 maximums for RCB, is the leading six-hitter in the league’s history with 357 sixes to his name. Thus far, Gayle is the only batter with 300+ maximums in the IPL.

Gayle’s sixes per innings average of 2.84 is the best among the batters with 200+ sixes for a single IPL team.

3 players each from Royal Challengers Bengaluru, Mumbai Indians, and Rajasthan Royals have hit 100 or more sixes in the IPL.

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