Top 5 Batsmen with the greatest number of sixes in IPL
World’s No.1 T20 league is starting from 19 September and cricket fans can’t wait to see their favourite players in IPL.
IPL is known for its thriller matches, top class batting performances and many more but IPL without Sixes is like tea without sugar. Sixes plays a major role in IPL for teams and for fans.
Today we will list down top 5 Batsmen with the greatest number of sixes in IPL.
5. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is the highest run scorer in the history of IPL but in terms of sixes he is at No 5. Indian captain Virat Kohli has smashed 201 sixes in 184 matches he played for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Virat Kohli is captain of RCB and still struggling for his first IPL trophy.
4. Rohit Sharma
Mumbai Indians captain and most successful captain in the history of IPL is at No.4 in our list. Hitman has 213 sixes after his name in 195 matches he played for Mumbai Indians. Rohit Sharma is very crucial player for Mumbai. He led the side for victory for five times.
3. MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni who is popularly known by many names given to him by fans like captain cool and Thala is at No.3 in our list. Dhoni is famous for his finishing and for his big shorts. He is second most successful captain in IPL history. He led Chennai Super kings in 3 IPL victories. Dhoni has 216 sixes in 182 innings.
2. AB De Villiers
First overseas player to appear in our list is none other than fans favourite, Mr 360- AB De Villiers. AB De Villiers plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore and he is like a backbone for the team. He rescued RCB several times. Apart from batting he is also a great fielder and wicketkeeper. AB de smashed 235 sixes so far in 156 innings.
1. Chris Gayle
The universe boss Chris Gayle is one of the most loved overseas players in IPL. He is a pure entertainer. He can entertain with his batting and also with his celebration during fielding. These are some of the positives for the West Indies player but for bowlers he is always a beast who hit sixes like nothing. Gayle in his IPL career of 131 innings smashed an unbelievable 349 sixes. He throughout in his IPL career played for two franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings.
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