Most Sixes in IPL History

Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle. (Photo Source: BCCI/IPL)

The T20 game has been the most sought-after format in cricket ever since 2005 and the Indian Premier League (IPL) is one of the most famous and watched leagues among the franchise competitions played around the globe. While there are a lot of facets that contribute to the success of T20, six-hitting is arguably the most crucial facet that contributes to the popularity of the format.

In this article, we will see the players who have smashed the most sixes in the Indian Premier League. Chris Gayle, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, and AB de Villiers are among the players who have smashed the most number of sixes in the history of the Indian T20 League.

Most Sixes in IPL History

Chris Gayle has hit a whopping 357 sixes which are the most among all the players to have played in IPL history.

SL no Player Inns 6s
1 Chris Gayle 141 357
2 Rohit Sharma 250 276
3 Virat Kohli 241 264
4 AB de Villiers 170 251
5 MS Dhoni 227 248
6 David Warner 183 236
7 Kieron Pollard 171 223
8 Andre Russell 104 207
9 Sanju Samson 159 205
10 Suresh Raina 200 203

*Last Update on 23rd April, 2024

The T20 format was introduced mostly for the entertainment of fans and given the short duration of the innings, the batters try and hit a lot of sixes. Among the players to hit most sixes in the history of IPL, iconic players AB de Villiers, MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli are at the top among Indians with 251, 248 and 264 sixes respectively. Chris Gayle and Rohit Sharma are at the top of the pile having smacked 357 and 276 sixes in IPL history, respectively.

Most Sixes in IPL 2024

Heinrich Klaasen is in great form at the moment and has hit the most sixes, 26, so far in IPL 2024.

No Player Team 6s Inns
1 Heinrich Klaasen SRH 26 7
2 Abhishek Sharma SRH 24 7
3 Shivam Dubey CSK 22 8
4 Sunil Narine KKR 20 7
5 Riyan Parag RR 20 7
6 Nicholas Pooran LSG 20 7
7 Dinesh Karthik RCB 19 7
8 Rohit Sharma MI 18 8
9 Travis Head SRH 18 6
10 Virat Kohli RCB 16 8

*Last Updated on 11th May 2024

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