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Top 10: Most Sixes in IPL (OVERALL)

Six-hitting is a mix of timing and power.

Ever wondered why batsmen who can hit sixes at will and have the ability to clear the ropes are considered game-changers?

Would you pay to watch a Virat Kohli hit with a bat like a paintbrush and flick the ball over square leg to strike a six or a Chris Gayle Murder opposition bowler with his Spartan willow? I am sure it would be very difficult to choose between the two.

Mentioned below are the strikers who have cleared the ropes maximum times in the IPL.

PLAYERINNINGSSIXES
Chris Gayle141357
Rohit Sharma246275
AB de Villiers170251
Virat Kohli237250
MS Dhoni224247
David Warner183236
Kieron Pollard171223
Andre Russell101203
Suresh Raina200203
Sanju Samson156195

Stats Insights

Chris Gayle holds the record for hitting maximum sixes in an innings. In fact, he appears 3 times in the top 5 “most sixes in an innings” list.

Murali Vijay holds the record for hitting maximum number of sixes in an innings by an Indian.

The name Gayle, once again, dominates the season-wise six hitting records in the tournament.

Andre Russell strikes a six every 6th ball in his IPL career, which is the best amongst all batsmen. In fact Russell’s half of the runs scored in the IPL has come via sixes.

Current players who is nearing the list

PLAYERSIXESCURRENT TEAM
Andre Russell175KKR
KL Rahul164LSG
Ambati Rayudu164CSK
Sanju Samson158RR
Shikhar Dhawan136PBKS
Jos Buttler135RR
Dinesh Karthik134KKR
Rishabh Pant129DC

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