Watching high sixes being launched in the skies is perhaps the most entertaining view for the audience. Over the year we have seen many destructive batsmen don IPL jerseys making a huge impact on the team. In this article, we will discuss some legendary innings that rained sixes. Let’s take a look at the top five players with the Most Sixes in a single IPL Inning.
Who has hit most sixes in a single inning of IPL? Know all about top five batsmen With the Highest number sixes in an IPL inning
#5 Chris Gayle – 12 sixes
For the 5th rank, we have an innings from Chris Gayle. In 2015 against KXIP, Chris Gayle scored 12 sixes in an elegant knock of 117 runs in just 57 balls. He played with a strike rate of 205.26.
#4 AB de Villiers – 12 sixes
The South African ace makes it to the 4th rank in the list for playing a superb knock of 129 runs off 52 balls with a strike rate of 248.07 against non-defunct GL. Villiers went on to hit the ball out of the park 12 times in that innings.
#3 Chris Gayle – 13 sixes
The Universal Boss yet again appears in the list earning the 3rd rank with 13 sixes he scored against DD in 2012. Chris Gayle scored 128 runs in 62 balls that match with a strike rate of 206.45.
#2 Brendon McCullum – 13 sixes
Brendon McCullum stands 2nd in the list with an unimaginable knock of 158 runs off 73 balls against RCB in 2008, it was the first-ever match in IPL history. McCullum went to hit the ball out of park 13 times that innings with a strike rate of 216.43.
#1 Chris Gayle (17 sixes) – He is the first player Most Sixes in a single IPL Inning
The West Indies superstar yet again appears in the list with making the 1st rank his. Gayle scored a record 17 sixes in a match against PWI back in 2013. Chris Gayle went on to score an unthinkable knock of 175 off just 66 balls in the match with a strike rate of 265.15.
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