Most Sixes in History, Seasons, and Matches by Teams and Players in IPL from 2008 to 2024

The Indian premier league is synonymous with explosive batting performances. It is a constant shower of boundaries going left and right. Today in this article we’ll discuss the matches where you hit the highest number of sixes that were hit. Batting in the Indian Premier League is always a treat for all the fans. However ,sometimes there’s a conjunction that takes this explosive performance to a next level. Which is why we’ll be discussing most sixes in IPL history from 2008-2023. The seventeenth season of Tata IPL 2024 started from 22nd March 2024 and hopefully we’ll see some new additions to this list pretty soon.

Most Sixes in the History of IPL 

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Most Sixes by a Team in IPL 2024:-

Here’s a table showing the most sixes hit by each team in IPL 2024:

Team Matches Played Sixes Hit
Sunrisers Hyderabad 6 77
Mumbai Indians 7 77
Royal Challengers Bengaluru 7 65
Kolkata Knight Riders 6 62
Delhi Capitals 7 61
Rajasthan Royals 7 55
Chennai Super Kings 6 48
Lucknow Super Giants 6 47
Punjab Kings 6 44
Gujarat Titans 7 27

 

 

Most Sixes in IPL By Players:-

Player Mat SR 100 6s
CH Gayle (KKR/KXIP/PBKS/RCB) 142 148.96 6 357
RG Sharma (DC/MI) 249 131.22 2 272
AB de Villiers (DC/RCB) 184 151.68 3 251
MS Dhoni (CSK/RPS) 256 136.58 245
V Kohli (RCB) 243 130.47 8 246
DA Warner (DC/SRH) 182 139.9 4 236
KA Pollard (MI) 189 147.32 223
SK Raina (CSK/GL) 205 136.73 1 203
AD Russell (DC/KKR) 117 175.55 203
SR Watson (CSK/RCB/RR) 145 137.91 4 190
SV Samson (DC/RR) 158 138.21 3 193
RV Uthappa (CSK/KKR/MI/PWI/RCB/RR) 205 130.35 182
AT Rayudu (CSK/MI) 204 127.54 1 173
KL Rahul (KXIP/LSG/PBKS/RCB/SRH) 124 134.61 4 176
GJ Maxwell (DC/KXIP/MI/RCB) 130 156.39 159
YK Pathan (KKR/RR/SRH) 174 142.97 1 158
JC Buttler (MI/RR) 101 147.50 6 153
Yuvraj Singh (DC/KXIP/MI/PWI/RCB/SRH) 132 129.71 149
S Dhawan (DC/MI/PBKS/SRH) 222 127.14 2 152
F du Plessis (CSK/RCB/RPS) 136 134.34 151
KD Karthik (DC/GL/KKR/KXIP/MI/RCB) 248 133.95 150
N Rana (KKR/MI) 106 134.94 131
BB McCullum (CSK/GL/KKR/Kochi/RCB) 109 131.74 2 130
RR Pant (DC) 104 148.55 1 140
DA Miller (GT/KXIP/RR) 122 138.23 1 126

 

 

Most Sixes by a Team:-

Here’s a table showing the most sixes hit by each team in IPL history:

Team Matches Played Sixes Hit
Mumbai Indians 254 1,625
Royal Challengers Bengaluru 248 1,549
Chennai Super Kings 231 1,449
Punjab Kings 239 1,437
Kolkata Knight Riders 243 1,413
Delhi Capitals 245 1,274
Rajasthan Royals 213 1,178
Sunrisers Hyderabad 172 937
Lucknow Super Giants 36 277
Gujarat Titans 40 230

 

 

Most Sixes in an Innings:-

The Universe Boss Chris Gayle strikes again! The West Indies’ heavy hitter Is featured five times in the list of players who hit the most sixes in single innings. Gayle smashed a record 17 sixes in his historic 175-run unbeaten knock in 2013 IPL.

Rank
Player
Runs
Balls
4s
6s
Strike Rate
Opposition
1
Chris Gayle (RCB)
175*
66
13
17
265.15
PW
2
Brendon McCullum (KKR)
158*
73
10
13
216.43
RCB
3
Chris Gayle (RCB)
128*
62
7
13
206.45
DD
4
Chris Gayle (RCB)
117
57
7
12
205.26
KXIP
5
AB de Villiers (RCB)
129*
52
10
12
248.07
Guj Lions
6
Sanath Jayasuriya (MI)
114*
48
9
11
237.50
CSK
7
Murali Vijay (CSK)
127
56
8
11
226.78
RR
8
Andre Russell (KKR)
88*
36
1
11
244.44
CSK
9
Chris Gayle (KXIP)
104*
63
1
11
165.07
SRH
10
Adam Gilchrist (DEC)
109*
47
9
10
231.91
MI
11
Sanju Samson (RR)
92*
45
2
10
204.44
RCB
12
Shreyas Iyer (DD)
93*
40
3
10
232.50
KKR
13
Kieron Pollard (MI)
83
31
3
10
267.74
KXIP
14
Quinton de Kock (LSG)
140*
70
10
10
200.00
KKR
15
Michael Hussey (CSK)
116*
54
8
9
214.81
KXIP

 

 

 

Most Sixes in an IPL Season:-

Rank
Player
Sixes
IPL Year
1
Chris Gayle (RCB)
59
2012
2
Andre Russell (KKR)
52
2019
3
Chris Gayle (RCB)
51
2013
4
Jos Buttler (RR)
45
2022
5
Chris Gayle (RCB)
44
2011

 

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