most sixes in IPL

Most Sixes in IPL: Times of Sports(TOS) has listed the players who hit the most number of sixes in IPL since 2008. Chris Gayle holds the top position in the list of players to hit the most number of sixes in IPL since 2008.

Playing IPL makes many players to get back in their International team squad as well as gives an opportunity to make their international debuts. Many current superstars of the Indian cricket team including Virat Kohli had first made their debut in the IPL before going on to represent India in International cricket.

Most Sixes in IPL

Chris Gayle hits the top of the list with an unbelievable 357 sixes scored while playing just 142 matches with a strike rate of 148.96. Next to him, it’s Mr.360 AB de Villiers holds the second position by hitting 250 sixes in 182 matches with a strike rate of 152.16.

MI skipper Rohit Sharma follows the list with 227 sixes scored while featuring in 212 matches. Following are the list of players:

POSPLAYERMatRunsHSAvgSR100506s
1Chris Gayle1424965175*39.72148.96631357
2AB de Villiers1825125133*40.03152.16340250
3Rohit Sharma2125593109*31.24130.37140227
4MS Dhoni218472884*39.4135.55023218
5Kieron Pollard177325587*30.13150016214
6Virat Kohli205624011337.59130.16542210
7Suresh Raina2055528100*32.51136.76139203
8David Warner150544912641.59139.96450201
9Shane Watson1453874117*30.99137.91421190
10Robin Uthappa19146288727.71129.67024163
11Yusuf Pathan174320410029.12142.97113158
12Yuvraj Singh13227508324.77129.71013149
13Ambati Rayudu1733915100*29.65127.56121149
14Andre Russell84170088*29.31178.5709143
15KL Rahul943273132*47.43136.37227134
16Sanju Samson121306811929.21134.2315132
17Brendon McCullum1092880158*27.69131.74213130
18Shikhar Dhawan1895698106*34.95127.01244120
19Dwayne Smith91238587*28.39135.2017117
20Glenn Maxwell9519529524.7152.73011112
21Rishabh Pant812431128*35.23147.78114111
22Dinesh Karthik210402797*26.14130.02019111
23Virender Sehwag104272812227.55155.44216106
24Manish Pandey1533491114*30.09121.17120101
25Hardik Pandya9114669127.66154.150497
26Faf du Plessis9828489634.73130.7602193
27Adam Gilchrist802069109*27.22138.3921192
28Murali Vijay106261912725.93121.8721391
29Jos Buttler65196812435.1415011190
30David Miller891974101*32.9136.5111090
31Nitish Rana7417848729.24133.5301387
32Shreyas Iyer8423269631.86124.8501687
33Mayank Agarwal100213110623.41135.4711185
34Ravindra Jadeja198238662*27.11128.070285
35Quinton de Kock77225610831.33130.9311683
36JP Duminy83202978*39.78124.0201479
37Naman Ojha113155494*20.72118.350679
38Shaun Marsh71247711539.95132.7412078
39Ajinkya Rahane1513941105*31.52121.3322876
40Aaron Finch87200588*25.7127.701475
41Ishan Kishan6013689927.36132.420870
42Wriddhiman Saha1322108115*24.81291869
43Chris Lynn42132993*34.07140.6301066
44Suryakumar Yadav114225979*28.23134.0601265
45Dwayne Bravo149153770*22.94130.250565
46Eoin Morgan80139668*23.26123.750564
47David Hussey6413227126.97122.970560
48Steve Smith103248510134.51128.0911160
49Gautam Gambhir15442179331.23123.8803659
50Kane Williamson6318858940.1131.2601756
51Albie Morkel9197473*24.35141.980355
52Sunil Narine1319267515.96161.880454
53Michael Hussey591977116*38.76122.6411552
54Saurabh Tiwary9314946128.73120.090850
55Parthiv Patel13928488122.6120.7801349
56Rahul Tripathi5913659326.76136.910747
57Jonny Bairstow28103811441.52142.191746
58Ross Taylor55101781*25.42123.720346
59Krunal Pandya8311348623.14138.630146
60Lendl Simmons291079100*39.96126.6411144
61Matthew Hayden3211079336.9137.510844
62Nicholas Pooran336067722.44154.980244
63Jacques Kallis98242789*28.55109.2201744
64Axar Patel1069394417.38125.870044
65Brad Hodge6614007333.33125.220643
66Sourav Ganguly5913499125.45106.80742
67Harbhajan Singh1638336415.71137.910142
68Andrew Symonds39974117*36.07129.861541
69Manan Vohra5310549522.42130.60341
70Kevin Pietersen361001103*37.07134.721440
71Kedar Jadhav9311966922.14123.170440
72Manoj Tiwary98169575*28.72116.970740
73Sanath Jayasuriya30772114*27.57145.111439
74Moeen Ali326136621.89144.910439
75Prithvi Shaw5011799923.58144.660939
76Karun Nair73148083*24.26128.3601039
77Mahela Jayawardene801802110*28.6123.2511039
78Deepak Hooda807856416.7129.530338
79Venugopal Rao6598571*22.38117.820337
80Irfan Pathan10311396021.49120.40137
81Mandeep Singh105167477*22.02124.090637
82Cameron White479547826.5126.350636
83Marcus Stoinis558966528137.840435
84Shubman Gill5512917630.73123.540935
85Chris Morris8161882*22.07155.270235
86Stuart Binny9588048*19.55128.840035
87Evin Lewis215816527.661380333
88Ben Stokes43920107*25.55134.52232
89Corey Anderson3053895*24.45127.180331
90Herschelle Gibbs3688669*27.68109.780631
91Angelo Mathews4972465*23.35125.910129
92Sachin Tendulkar782334100*34.83119.8111329
93Vijay Shankar4771263*26.37126.240328
94Moises Henriques62100074*27.77126.90528
95Rahul Dravid89217475*28.23115.5101128
96Subramaniam Badrinath95144171*30.65118.8901128
97Kumar Sangakkara7116879425.95121.1901027
98Ruturaj Gaikwad20737101*46.06132.071626
99Shimron Hetmyer284347525.52151.740226
100Thisara Perera374224019.18137.450026

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