The skill of six-hitting has come a long way. From dancing down the pitch and slog down the ground for six, modern players have found various ways to hit the balls out of the ground. The switch hits, the hook shots, and everything that’s part of the 360-degree players’ notebook of shots makes the bowler think twice before bowling any line.

Especially in T20s and particularly IPL, where the world-class power-hitters take part, sixes come in bigger numbers. With the new addition of impact player rule in the 2023 edition, the tournament has seen batters playing freely with an extra batter in the side; thereby, the scoring rates have gone high, meaning the number of sixes has gone high.

In this article, you will see the batters who have hit the most sixes in IPL 2023.

Most Sixes Hit in IPL 2023

Faf Du Plessis (RCB)3614
Shivam Dube (CSK)3514
Shubman Gill (GT)3317
Glenn Maxwell (RCB)3114
Ruturaj Gaikwad (CSK)3015
Rinku Singh (KKR)2914
Suryakumar Yadav (MI)2816
Marcus Stoinis (LSG)2715
Yashasvi Jaiswal (RR)2614
Nicholas Pooran (LSG)2615

Key Stats

Chris Gayle, in 2012 hit 59 sixes, the record for the most number of sixes in a single IPL season. We will have to wait and see if any of the above-listed players will break this record this season.

The Orange Cap holder in the 2022 season has hit 45 sixes in that season. He is already on the list for the Orange Cap this year and will look to top the charts this year too.

Other players in sublime touch with the bat and possibly top the sixes chart could be Virat Kohli, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shimron Hetmyer, and Faf du Plessis.

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