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Most Sixes in IPL: Top 15 Heavy Hitters Who Rule the IPL Six Charts

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Undoubtedly, the occurrence of sixes in cricket stands as an undeniably thrilling aspect of the sport. The resounding roar of the crowd as a batsman effortlessly sends the ball sailing over the boundary ignites a surge of adrenaline within spectators. Delving into the realm of the Indian Premier League (IPL), a comprehensive compilation of records reveals the most prolific six-hitters. Across its illustrious 16-season journey, the IPL has played host to a plethora of exceptional talents renowned for their ability to launch the ball into the stands with remarkable frequency.

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Batsmen with Most Sixes in IPL History

PlayerSpanMatRunsHSSR100506s
CH Gayle (KKR/KXIP/PBKS/RCB)2009-20211424965175*148.96631357
Rohit Sharma (DC/MI)2008-20232436211109*130.04142257
AB de Villiers (DC/RCB)2008-20211845162133*151.68340251
MS Dhoni (CSK/RPS)2008-2023250508284*135.9124239
Virat Kohli (RCB)2008-20232377263113130.02750234
DA Warner (DC/SRH)2009-20231766397126139.91461226
KA Pollard (MI)2010-2022189341287*147.3216223
Suresh Raina (CSK/GL)2008-20212055528100*136.73139203
AD Russell (DC/KKR)2012-2023112226288*174.0010193
SR Watson (CSK/RCB/RR)2008-20201453874117*137.91421190
Sanju Samson (DC/RR)2013-20231523888119137.19320182
RV Uthappa (CSK/KKR/MI/PWI/RCB/RR)2008-2022205495288130.3527182
AT Rayudu (CSK/MI)2010-20232044348100*127.54122173
KL Rahul (KXIP/LSG/PBKS/RCB/SRH)2013-20231184163132*134.42433168
GJ Maxwell (DC/KXIP/MI/RCB)2012-2023124271995157.6218158

Most sixes in IPL: Chris Gayle

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The West Indies cricketing giant holds the record for most sixes in IPL. With 357 sixes in 142 matches, Gale is at the top of the list.

Gayle’s batting style is not known for singles or hard running between the wickets. He believes in going beyond the boundaries every time he hits the ball. Another record of hitting most sixes in IPL in an innings belongs to him only. He smashed 17 sixes against the Pune Warriors in 2013.

Most sixes in IPL: Rohit Sharma

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Rohit’s game is completely natural, the man is a true talent, born to play cricket. When he bats, he makes the game look so easier. Be it the world’s best bowling lineup, but, once he settles down on the crease, he is simply unstoppable. He is one of the most successful IPL captain with 5 winning titles. With 257 sixes in 243 matches, Rohit is at 2nd place in the list of the most sixes in IPL.


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Most sixes in IPL: AB de Villiers

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The list of the most sixes in IPL cannot be completed without mentioningMr. 360’- AB de Villiers. The RCB player is third on this list with 251 sixes in 184 matches. De Villiers can smash any bowling line up when he is in the mood.

Most sixes in IPL: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

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CSK skipper, MS Dhoni, 4th in the list with 239 sixes in 250 matches played. The man has the ability to single-handedly change the fate of any game, we all have seen it on multiple occasions. The 2011 WC finals stand at the top of the list. The former India captain is still one of the best finishers of the game.

Virat Kohli

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It is almost impossible to keep the former Indian skipper out of any record book. The ‘Run machine Kohli stands at 5th spot in the leaderboard of the most sixes in IPL. Kohli has 234 sixes on his name in 237 matches.


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David Warner

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David Warner is one of the most lethal batsmen in the world. It is best for the bowlers to get him out as soon as possible because once he is set, he is a nightmare for bowlers. David stands at 6th spot in the list of the most sixes in IPL. To date, he has 226 sixes on his name in 176 matches in IPL.

Kieron Pollard

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Another West Indies player, Kieron Pollard, famously known for his hard-hitting batting style. He also became the 3rd player to hit 6 sixes in an over only after Yuvraj Singh and H. Gibbs. The strong-built man has the capability to crumble any bowling line up. With 223 sixes in 189 matches, Pollard stands at number 7 in the list of the most sixes in IPL.

Suresh Raina

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CSK’s star batsman, Suresh Raina is one of the most dependable cricketers in the world. His batting capabilities is known by all. He is the first batsman in IPL history to cross the 2,000 and 5,000 runs mark. In 14 seasons of IPL, Raina has hit 203 sixes in 205 matches.


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Andre Russell

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Andre Russell, hailing from Jamaica, is a cricketer representing the West Indies. He is a member of the Kolkata franchise in the Indian Premier League. Born on April 29, 1988, Russell, now aged 36 as of 2024, is renowned as an all-rounder who bats right-handed and delivers fast seam bowling. Andre Russell is known for his aggressive and powerful batting style. He is particularly adept at hitting boundaries and sixes, often with remarkable ease and force. He has hit 193 sixes in 112 matches in IPL so far.

Shane Watson

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The former Australian player is an asset for any team owing to his all-round capabilities. He has an attacking style of play. Watson is known for his magic with both bat and ball. In his 145 IPL matches, he has 190 sixes in his bag.


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