The IPL is the most celebrated cricket festival in India. The auction was done for the new season just a few days ago. Every team is preparing for this league with their best efforts. This cricket season is knocking on our door. Moreover, we can feel the enthusiasm of cricket lovers. The creation of new records and breaking of older ones is the never-ending saga of this league. IPL 2022 will be the 15th edition of this league. There are too many records that exist in the IPL. Let’s have look at the top 10 batsmen with most sixes in IPL.
Top 10 Batsmen with most sixes in IPL
10. Robin Uthappa – 168 sixes
Robin Uthappa is an Indian cricketer,also represents Kerala in domestic cricket. Uthappa holds the 10th position on the list of most sixes in IPL history. He has smashed 168 sixes in 193 matches and 186 innings.He has played for six different IPL franchises.Additionally,Uthappa has played in Indian t20 and ODI international cricket.
09. Shane Watson – 190 sixes
Shane Watson is a great former Australian batsman. Watson has captained every format of Australian team. His consistency in cricket will be always appreciated. Shane is also popular as White Shark of Cricket. He ranked 9th on this list. Watson has 190 sixes in his bag. He has made this record in 145 matches and 141 innings. In fact, he belongs to the Golden era of Australian cricket(2000’s).
08. David Warner – 201 sixes
David Warner is an amazing Australian player. Warner has captained the Australian international team. He gains popularity for his explosive batting. Also, he stands at 8th position in the list of most sixes in the Indian Premier League. He has hit 201 sixes in 150 matches and 150 innings. That’s why he is in the list of top 10 batsmen with most sixes in IPL.
07. Suresh Raina – 203 sixes
Suresh Raina is popular as “Mr. IPL” for his wonderful performance in the IPL. He has played for two franchise so .far, i.e., CSK and Gujrat Lions. In fact, he has the record for most runs in CSK history. He has taken the 7th position on this list. He has 203 sixes in 205 matches and 200 innings. However, he remains unsold for this edition of Indian Premier League. It’s a pity that people are ignoring his stats in IPL, that is quite incredible.
06. Virat Kohli – 210 sixes
Virat Kohli is well known for his IPL stats. He has captained both Indian team and RCB until recently. Virat is considered as G.O.A.T of cricket. Additionally, he stands at 6th position in the list of most sixes in the Indian Premier League. He has 210 sixes in 199 innings and 207 matches. Also, He owns a lot of unbreakable records in cricket. Virat doesn’t need introduction in cricket, he has groomed himself as cricketer from very start.
05. Kieron Pollard – 214 sixes
Kieron Pollard is a Trinidadian player. Pollard is captain of West Indies in T20 and ODI. Meanwhile, he is an aggressive all-rounder. He smashes big hits in the middle over. Also he is medium pace bowler. Additionally, he ranks 5th on this list. He has 214 sixes in 178 matches and 160 innings. In IPL, he plays for Mumbai Indians.
04 .MS Dhoni – 219 sixes
MS Dhoni is a former Indian cricketer and captain. He is only captain in Indian history, who has claimed all three ICC trophies. Currently, he is captain of CSK in IPL. However, MS doesn’t need an introduction in the talk of sixes. He is popular for his magnificent helicopter shot. In spite of being the finisher of matches, he stands in the 4th position in this list. He has smashed 219 sixes in 193 innings and 220 matches. Retirement of Dhoni from international cricket has triggered 90’s kid and their memories of cricket.
03. Rohit Sharma – 227 sixes
Currently, Rohit Sharma is the Indian opener batter. He is also captain of the Indian team and Mumbai Indians. Mumbai Indians has highest number of IPL trophies while Rohit as captain. Hitman is a synonym for Rohit Sharma. In fact, he is ranked third on this list. He has a total of 227 sixes. He has staked these sixes in 213 matches and 208 innings .In fact He is leading T20 team Vs Sri Lanka right now. India has won the Paytm T20 series by 2-0.
02. AB De Villiers – 251 sixes
AB de Villiers is a former South African batsman. He has lots of records in the cricket world. Furthermore, Mr.360° is another name for ABD. He is ranked second on this list of the most sixes in IPL history. He has 251 sixes in 170 innings and 184 matches. ABD has taken retirement from every format of cricket, few months ago. Additionally, He has won three times “ICC ODI player of the year” in 15 years of his international career.
01. Chris Gayle – 357 sixes
Chris Gayle ranks first on this list. He is a former Jamaican destructive batter. Moreover, Chris holds numerous records in T20 cricket. In fact, he is one of the best T20 batsmen. Even, He has totally smashed 357 sixes in 141 innings and 142 matches. If T20 is a company then Gayle will be the face of that T20. He is regarded as best ever T20 player. Additionally, he almost owns every fastest run records in T20 international cricket.
Top 10 batsmen with most sixes in iPL(summarised):-
|Rank||Name of the batters||No. Of Sixes||Innings|
|02.||AB De Villiers||251||170|
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