Top 10 Players to hit most number of sixes in IPL

Times of Sports(TOS) has listed the players who hit the most number of sixes in IPL since 2008. ChrisGayle 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.

Top 3 players of the list

ChrisGayle hits the top of the list with an unbelievable 349 sixes scored while playing just 132 matches with a strike rate of 150.11. Next to him, it’s Mr.360 Ab de Villiers holds the second position by hitting 235 sixes in 169 matches with a strike rate of 151.91.

“Thala” Dhoni holds the third position with a count of 216 sixes scored while playing 204 matches with a strike rate of 136.75.

*Updated at the end of the IPL 2020

Top 50 Players To Hit Most Number of Sixes

S. No PLAYER Mat Inns NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s
1 Chris Gayle 132 131 15 4772 175* 41.13 3179 150.11 6 31 384 349
2 AB de Villiers 169 156 36 4849 133* 40.4 3192 151.91 3 38 390 235
3 MS Dhoni 204 182 69 4632 84* 40.99 3387 136.75 0 23 313 216
4 Rohit Sharma 200 195 28 5230 109* 31.31 4004 130.61 1 39 458 213
5 Virat Kohli 192 184 30 5878 113 38.16 4496 130.73 5 39 503 201
6 Kieron Pollard 164 147 46 3023 83 29.93 2017 149.87 0 15 196 198
7 David Warner 142 142 19 5254 126 42.71 3712 141.54 4 48 510 195
8 Suresh Raina 193 189 28 5368 100* 33.34 3914 137.14 1 38 493 194
9 Shane Watson 145 141 16 3874 117* 30.99 2809 137.91 4 21 376 190
10 Robin Uthappa 189 182 17 4607 87 27.92 3544 129.99 0 24 454 163
11 Yusuf Pathan 174 154 44 3204 100 29.12 2241 142.97 1 13 262 158
12 Yuvraj Singh 132 126 15 2750 83 24.77 2120 129.71 0 13 217 149
13 Ambati Rayudu 159 151 27 3658 100* 29.5 2901 126.09 1 19 308 132
14 Brendon McCullum 109 109 5 2880 158* 27.69 2186 131.74 2 13 293 130
15 Andre Russell 74 61 10 1517 88* 29.74 832 182.33 0 8 105 129
16 Dwayne Smith 91 89 5 2385 87* 28.39 1764 135.2 0 17 245 117
17 Sanju Samson 107 103 10 2584 102* 27.78 1932 133.74 2 13 191 115
18 Shikhar Dhawan 176 175 24 5197 106* 34.41 4096 126.87 2 41 591 108
19 Virender Sehwag 104 104 5 2728 122 27.55 1755 155.44 2 16 334 106
20 Dinesh Karthik 196 177 30 3823 97* 26 2949 129.63 0 19 377 105
21 KL Rahul 81 72 13 2647 132* 44.86 1949 135.81 2 21 234 104
22 Rishabh Pant 68 68 9 2079 128* 35.23 1368 151.97 1 12 183 103
23 Hardik Pandya 80 74 29 1349 91 29.97 847 159.26 0 4 86 93
24 Manish Pandey 146 135 25 3268 114* 29.7 2686 121.66 1 18 288 93
25 Adam Gilchrist 80 80 4 2069 109* 27.22 1495 138.39 2 11 239 92
26 Glenn Maxwell 82 79 11 1505 95 22.13 973 154.67 0 6 118 91
27 Murali Vijay 106 106 5 2619 127 25.93 2149 121.87 2 13 247 91
28 David Miller 80 78 23 1850 101* 33.63 1333 138.78 1 9 126 87
29 Shreyas Iyer 79 79 9 2200 96 31.42 1745 126.07 0 16 189 83
30 JP Duminy 83 77 26 2029 78* 39.78 1636 124.02 0 14 126 79
31 Naman Ojha 113 94 19 1554 94* 20.72 1313 118.35 0 6 121 79
32 Shaun Marsh 71 69 7 2477 115 39.95 1866 132.74 1 20 266 78
33 Jos Buttler 58 57 8 1714 95* 34.97 1146 149.56 0 11 167 77
34 Quinton de Kock 66 66 4 1959 108 31.59 1467 133.53 1 14 201 76
35 Ajinkya Rahane 149 140 16 3933 105* 31.71 3240 121.38 2 28 416 76
36 Ravindra Jadeja 184 139 54 2159 50 25.4 1707 126.47 0 1 157 76
37 Aaron Finch 87 85 7 2005 88* 25.7 1570 127.7 0 14 204 75
38 Faf du Plessis 84 77 7 2302 96 32.88 1781 129.25 0 16 205 73
39 Nitish Rana 60 55 4 1437 87 28.17 1060 135.56 0 11 127 72
40 Mayank Agarwal 88 83 3 1690 106 21.12 1259 134.23 1 7 161 67
41 Ishan Kishan 51 46 4 1211 99 28.83 885 136.83 0 7 100 64
42 Wriddhiman Saha 124 99 22 1979 115* 25.7 1499 132.02 1 8 184 64
43 Chris Lynn 41 41 3 1280 93* 33.68 910 140.65 0 10 128 63
44 Dwayne Bravo 140 104 38 1490 70* 22.57 1162 128.22 0 5 116 61
45 David Hussey 64 61 12 1322 71 26.97 1075 122.97 0 5 90 60
46 Gautam Gambhir 154 152 17 4217 93 31.23 3404 123.88 0 36 491 59
47 Eoin Morgan 66 59 9 1272 68* 25.44 1007 126.31 0 5 104 58
48 Steve Smith 95 86 20 2333 101 35.34 1805 129.25 1 11 212 58
49 Suryakumar Yadav 101 86 19 2024 79* 30.2 1504 134.57 0 11 221 58
50 Albie Morkel 91 68 28 974 73* 24.35 686 141.98 0 3 61 55

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