10 Cricketers With Most Sixes in IPL:
Indian Premier League (IPL) is always an entertainment to the fans with brilliant batting and relentless bowling performances. However, the batsmen gravitate to play aggressively since it is a T20 format.
With limited balls in hand, batsmen tend to hit all the balls for boundaries and sixes. Have you ever thought who has the most sixes in IPL? Obviously, the first position is none other than Chris Gayle. How about 2nd and 3rd positions? Lets have a look at 10 cricketers with most sixes in IPL.
10. Yusuf Pathan
The vehement Indian batsman, Yusuf Pathan has 158 sixes and stands 10th in the list of most sixes in IPL. He is one of the most fiery batsman in IPL and holds the record of fastest century by an Indian in IPL. Even though he is one among the 10, he is gonna miss IPL 2020 since he has found no bidders in the Auction.
Strike Rate: 142.97
9. Kieron Pollard
The right handed Caribbean all rounder has 176 sixes in his account. He has played 148 IPL matches so far and has scored a total of 2,755 runs at an average of 28.69. He was the joint highest paid player in 2010 Indian Premier League.
Pollard’s 60 runs off 32 balls against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in 2013 IPL Final’s, lead Mumbai Indians to a decent total of 148 after the team was dazzled at 52-4 and won their maiden IPL title.
Strike Rate: 146.77
8. Shane Watson
Classy all rounder from Australia has 177 sixes from 134 matches. He was picked by Rajasthan Royals in the maiden IPL edition and he abetted his franchise to win the title by scoring 472 runs at an average of 47.20 and picking up 17 wickets.
So far, Shane Watson has 3575 runs at a strike rate of 139.53 in IPL.
Strike Rate: 139.53
7. David Warner
Left handed pocket dynamo of Australian cricket, David Warner has 181 sixes and stand 7th in the list. He made his IPL debut for Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) in 2009 and currently plays for SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH). He has scored 4706 runs at an average of 43.17 from 126 matches.
David Warner has the most runs by an overseas player (4099), most fifties (37) and highest individual score by a captain (126) in IPL.
Strike Rate: 142.39
6. Virat Kohli
Indian skipper Virat Kohli has 190 sixes from 177 matches. He is the only cricketer to be part of same franchise from the inaugural to the latest IPL edition. He receives INR 17 Crores from Royal Challengers Bangalore for IPL 2020, which is the highest for any player in the entire league.
Virat Kohli is the highest run scorer of IPL with 5412 runs at an average of 37.84.
Strike Rate: 131.61