Chris Gayle appears four times in the top 10 list of most sixes hit in an IPL match

May 16, 2021

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

Chris Gayle — 17

This Jamaican superstar has set numerous records in all three formats of cricket. He hit 17 sixes in a match with a strike rate of 265.15 for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Pune Warriors in IPL 2013.

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Brendon McCullum — 13

Former New Zealand team captain who recorded the fastest test century of all time smashed the white ball over the rope 13 times for Kolkata Knight Riders against Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2008.

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Chris Gayle — 13

The West Indies player who is known for his fierce batting hit 13 sixes with a strike rate of 206.45 while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Delhi Capitals in IPL 2012.

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AB de Villiers — 12

“Mr. 360 degree” who also won ICC Player of the Year award three times joins the list with 12 sixes with a strike rate of 248.07 for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Gujarat Lions in IPL 2016.

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Chris Gayle — 12

Most capped player for West Indies in International cricket grabs another position at 5th, as he hit 12 sixes with a strike rate of 205.26 against Punjab Kings again for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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Andre Rusell — 11

Jamaican all-rounder who made his IPL debut in 2012 hit 11 sixes for Kolkata Knight Riders while playing against Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2018. He scored 88 runs with a strike rate of 244.44 in that match.

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Sanath Jayasuriya — 11

Former Sri Lankan captain who is known for his attacking batting skills, at his peak, whipped 11 sixes for Mumbai Indians while playing against Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2008.

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Murali Vijay — 11

India’s right handed batsman hammered 11 sixes against Rajasthan Royals while playing for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2010. Vijay scored a total 127 runs with a strike rate of 226.78 in that match.

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Chris Gayle — 11

The flamboyant Jamaican player tonked 11 sixes in a match, playing for Punjab Kings against Sunrisers Hyderabad. He scored 104 runs with a strike rate of 165.07 in that match.

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Kieron Pollard — 10

A destructive lower middle order batsman who is also a useful medium pacer joined the list by smashing 10 sixes against Punjab Kings. He scored 83 runs for Mumbai Indians with a strike rate of 267.74 in that match.

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