Top 10 Batsmen with Most Sixes in IPL (UPDATED)

The IPL, or Indian Premier League, is the most happening thing I cricket at the moment in India. People from all over the country forget their love for unity and diversity, and concentrate on the competition among the states, as they see 8 clubs, representing the cities of India, battle it out on the cricket ground. Check out the list of batsmen with most sixes in IPL.

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Even those who never cared much for cricket before are there to watch the T20 format messages, as the batsmen smash one big shot after another, making the score shoot up. IPL was started in 2008, and already, the players have set their own records. Let us take a look at the Top 10 Batsmen with Most Sixes in IPL.

Top 10 Batsmen with Most Sixes in IPL

Chris Gayle – 265 sixes

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West Indian-Jamaican cricketer Christopher Henry “Chris” Gayle is one of only four players who have scored two triple centuries at Test level. Chris Gayle scored a total of 3626 runs with an average of 41.20 in 100 innings out of 101 IPL matches he ever participated from 2009 until the recent IPL 2017 season for Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Gayle has his highest score of 175* and has a strike rate of 154.56 in IPL, and faced a total of 1752 balls from opponent bowlers till now.

He was dismissed just thrice till now in ducks in his IPL career. He scored 5 centuries and 21 half centuries till now and played 10 not-out innings for his teams in IPL. Chris Gayle also scored a total of 265 over-boundaries besides his and that is why he is in top place in our list of top 10 batsmen with most sixes in IPL.

Suresh Raina – 173 sixes

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Indian attacking left-handed middle-order batsman Suresh Raina was nicknamed “India’s Crisis Man” during the  World Cup 2015. Suresh Raina scored a total of 4540 runs with an average of 34.13 in 157 innings out of 161 IPL matches he ever participated from 2008 until the  2017 season for Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Lions. Raina has his highest score of 100* and has a strike rate of 141.78 in IPL, and faced a total of 2348 balls from opponent bowlers till now.

He was dismissed six times till now in ducks in his IPL career. He scored a century and 23 half centuries till now and played 18 not-out innings for his team in IPL. Suresh Raina also scored a total of 134 over-boundaries besides his marvelous record of 290 boundaries in Indian Premier League, and is inducted in the second place in our list of top 10 batsmen with most sixes in IPL.

Rohit Sharma – 172 sixes

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Indin right-handed batsman and occasional right-arm off break bowler Rohit Gurunath Sharma is one of the most successful batsmen in the IPL. Rohit Sharma scored a total of 4207 runs with an average of 32.61 in 154 innings out of 159 IPL matches he ever participated from 2008 until the recent IPL 2017 season for Deccan Chargers  and Mumbai Indians  Sharma has his highest score of 109* and has a strike rate of 130.89 in IPL.

David Warner – 160 sixes

This Aussie star represents one of the newest sides of IPL, Sunrisers Hyderabad. And the best thing about him and his side is that it had turned out to be one of the toughest sides of IPL. It will be pertinent to mention here that, Warner stood SRH as the IPL champions in the 2016 edition with his superb form extending throughout the season.

Virat Kohli – 159 sixes

The Indian captain Virat Kohli is on the 5th slot in this list. His IPL side, Royal Challengers Bangalore suffered worst performance in the 2017 IPL season. In contrast to the 2016 season, which they ended up as the runner-ups. Kohli himself have been tremendous in the IPL for the years. His partner in crime, Ab de villiers is also known for ruining the careers of bowlers in IPL.

AB de Villiers – 157 sixes

The South African star plays for RCB in the IPL, and when it is about sixes he just sits on 6th position behind his captain, Virat Kohli. The duo of VK and AB has turned out some serious nightmare for bowlers out there.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni – 156 sixes

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Retired captain of the Indian national cricket team Mahendra Singh Dhoni is considered widely as the most successful Indian captain in any format. Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored a total of 3561 runs with an average of 37.88 in 143 innings out of 159 IPL matches he ever participated from 2008 until the recent IPL 2017 season for Chennai Super Kings and Rising Pune Supergiants. Dhoni has his highest score of 70* and has a strike rate of 141.69 in IPL, and faced a total of 1866 balls from opponent bowlers till now. He was dismissed just twice till now in ducks in his IPL career.

 

Kieron Pollard – 147 sixes

He has been continuous performer in the IPL for over the years. One can’t deny his prominent role in winning the recent IPL 2017 season. The best thing about him is that he can contribute well both with bat and ball.

Yusuf Pathan – 146 sixes

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Aggressive right-handed batsman Yusuf Pathan also noted as a well-skilled right-arm offbreak bowler. Yusuf Pathan scored a total of 2904 runs with an average of 28.92 in 133 innings out of 149 IPL matches he ever participated from 2008 until the recent IPL 2015 season for Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals.

He was dismissed seven times till now in ducks in his IPL career. He scored a century and 13 half centuries till now and played 20 not-out innings for his teams in IPL.

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Yuvraj Singh – 141 sixes

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Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh is the son of former Indian fast bowler and Punjabi actor Yograj Singh. Yuvraj Singh scored a total of 2587 runs with an average of 25.61 in 116 innings out of 120 IPL matches he ever participated from 2008 until the recent IPL 2017 season.  He has  scored 12 half centuries till now and played 12 not-out innings for his teams in IPL.