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Most Sixes in the IPL 2020, Take a look at some of the longest sixes in the history of IPL

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Most Sixes in the IPL 2020, Take a look at some of the longest sixes in the history of IPL: The format of T-20 has settled in the hearts of the fans. The biggest reason behind this madness of T20 cricket format is the rain of fours and sixes seen here. Talk about T20 cricket format, and it is not possible to mention IPL. From the very first season of T20 cricket's most popular T20 league IPL, there are plenty of fours and sixes. Live Streaming.

Total 8,162 sixes in IPL so far

S. No Player Matches Runs Sixes
1 Chris Gayle 125 4484 326
2 AB de Villiers 155 4446 214
3 MS Dhoni 192 4461 212
4 Rohit Sharma 190* 4981* 200*
5 Suresh Raina 193 5368 194
6 Virat Kohli 178 5426 190
7 David Warner 127 4712 181
8 Shane Watson 136 3612 181
9 Kieron Pollard 150* 2773 177
10 Yusuf Pathan 174 3204 158

Similarly, the 13th season of IPL also stands to entertain the audience. This season will also see a lot of long-term hits by the batsmen. Talking of sixes in IPL, its number is increasing with each season.

In the Indian Premier League, the importance of taking big shots and especially hitting sixes is very much. Because of the sixes, the enthusiasm in the audience increases to an extent. The run rate of the team rises because of the long shot. Over the last decade, we have seen spectacular sixes in the IPL. 

Some shots are compelling, while some are set with perfect timing. Some sixes are placed over the wicketkeeper, which thrills him. Usually, an IPL season takes 600 sixes. Many sixes are easily planted; there are many shots that go beyond 100 meters.

Most Sixes by players in the IPL 2020

List of top 10 players who hit the most sixes in Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL):

1- Sanju Samson (Rajasthan Royals): Match-1, Runs- 74, Sixes in the tournament- 9, Maximum sixes in a match- 9

2- Faf du Plessy (Chennai Super Kings): Match- 2, Runs- 130, Sixes in the tournament- 7, Maximum sixes in a match- 7

3- Rohit Sharma (Mumbai Indians): Match- 2, Runs- 92, Sixes in the tournament- 6, Maximum sixes in a match- 6

4- Mayank Agarwal (Kings XI Punjab): Match-1, Runs-89, Sixes in tournament-4, Maximum sixes in a match- 4

5- Steve Smith (Rajasthan Royals): Match- 1, Runs- 69, Sixes in the tournament- 4, Maximum sixes in a match- 4

6- Pat Cummins (Kolkata Knight Riders): Match 1, Runs-33, Sixes in the tournament - 4, Maximum sixes in a match - 4

7- Jofra Archer (Rajasthan Royals): Match- 1, Runs-27, Sixes in the tournament- 4, Maximum sixes in a match- 4

8- Sam Karan (Chennai Super Kings): Match-2, Runs-35, Sixes in the tournament-4, Maximum sixes in a match 2

9- Shane Watson (Chennai Super Kings): Match- 2, Runs- 37, Sixes in the tournament- 4, Maximum sixes in a match- 4

10- Ambati Rayudu (Chennai Super Kings): Match- 1, Runs- 71, Sixes in the tournament- 3, Maximum sixes in a match- 3

Placing long sixes requires not only strength but also better technique. Sixers are measured using radar gun or Hawk-Eye technology. Players who hit long sixes are also honoured in the IPL. Chris Gayle has hit the most sixes in IPL. Suresh Raina is at number two. 

Longest distance sixes in IPL

If we talk about the longest sixes, many other players are far ahead of Gayle. The record for hitting the longest sixes is for Albie Morkel, who has drilled 125 meters long sixes.

Most Sixes in an IPL Match.

If we talk about the most sixes hit in a match in IPL, we have to mention the match 4 of IPL 2020 between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals. Both the teams hit 17 sixes in each innings making the total of 34 Sixes.

So the total number of sixes in an Individual match in IPL is 34.

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