The new season of the Indian Premier League is about to begin. There are more than one batsman present in the tournament who are adept at hitting big shots. When we looked at the list of batsmen with most sixes in the tournament, two Indians are present here. Both of them are included in the successful captains of IPL.
Mumbai Indians’ swashbuckling Kieron Pollard is at fifth place in the list of sixes. The all-rounder, who played in 178 matches, has scored a total of 214 sixes.
Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has scored a total of 219 sixes after playing 220 IPL matches. He comes at number four in the list of most sixes in the tournament. Apart from the Chennai team, Dhoni has also played for Pune Supergiants.
Rohit Sharma, who has captained Mumbai in IPL on the basis of superb captaincy, has won the most trophies but is at number three in terms of hitting sixes. This maestro has blown 227 sixes in 213 matches.
By the way, let us tell you that before joining Mumbai Indians, Rohit has also played for Deccan Chargers (no longer part of the tournament).
AB de Villiers:
At number two comes the name of Mr 360 ie AB de Villiers. The great batsman, who announced his retirement from all forms of cricket before the start of the new IPL season, has hit a total of 251 sixes. Playing for the franchises of Delhi and Bangalore, AB played in 184 and hit sixes fiercely.
Chris Gayle has hit the most sixes in this tournament. Gayle, who has played for many teams in IPL so far, has more than 350 sixes in his name. Gayle has been a part of the team of Kings XI Punjab, Punjab Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore. He has a total of 357 sixes in 142 IPL matches.