Most sixes in an innings in IPL history

By Kaif - February 9, 2023 - Last updated on Feb 09, 2023 01:17 PM
Most sixes in an innings in IPL history

Most sixes in an innings in IPL history, Top 5 players with most sixes in an innings in IPL

Preparations for IPL 2023 have started. The mini-auction for the next season of the Indian Premier League has taken place on 23 December. Every player wants to play in the world's biggest cricket league and wants to make big records in his name. Many big records have been made in this tournament, breaking which is the dream of every batsman. Today we are going to tell you that the history of IPL is going to tell about 5 such batsmen who have hit the maximum number of sixes in a match.

Most sixes in an innings in IPL history

PlayersMost sixes in an inningYear
Chris Gayle (RCB)172013
Brendon McCullum (KKR)132008
Chris Gayle (RCB)132012
AB De Villiers (RCB)122016
Chris Gayle (RCB)122015

Top 5 players with most sixes in an innings in IPL

1. Chris Gayle - 17 sixes


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West Indies legend Chris Gayle loves the record. His name is found in every record list of cricket. Famed Chris Gayle by the name of Universe Boss has made many big records of IPL. Gayle is also the player to hit the most sixes in an inning of IPL. In 2013, playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore, he hit 17 sixes in an inning against Pune Warriors. This is the most sixes hit by a batsman in an inning in the history of any T20 cricket. Gayle played a record inning of 175 runs in 66 balls in that match.

2. Brendon McCullum - 13 sixes

Brendon McCullum

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In the first season of IPL, Brendon McCullum scored his first century. McCullum had hit 13 sixes in innings while playing for Kolkata Knight Riders. He played a memorable inning of 158 runs in 73 balls against the Royal Challengers. During one he had hit a total of 10 fours and 13 sixes. Brandon McCullum has scored 2880 runs in 109 IPL matches at an average of 27.69 and a strike rate of 131.74.

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3. Chris Gayle (RCB) - 13 sixes


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Chris Gayle has made many records of IPL. He holds many records for hitting the most sixes in an inning. Gayle played a brilliant inning of 127 runs against Delhi Capitals in the year 2012. During this, he hit a total of 7 fours and 13 sixes.

4. AB De Villiers - 12 sixes


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South African legend AB de Villiers is fondly called by his fans 360 degree. De Villiers is known for hitting shots in every corner of the ground. His name also has records of IPL. In the year 2016, playing for Royal Challengers, he played an explosive inning of 129 runs against the Gujarat Lions. In which a total of 10 fours and 12 sixes were included.

5. Chris Gayle - 12 sixes

Chris Gayle

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West Indies veteran Chris Gayle holds the record for most suspicious deaths. He has done this feat many times in IPL. In the year 2015, playing for RCB, Chris Gayle scored an inning of 117 runs in 57 balls against Kings 11 Punjab. In this inning, he hit 7 fours and 12 sixes. During this his strike rate was 205.26.

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