Nothing in cricket is arguably extra exhilarating than listening to the gang roar when a batsman hammers the ball out of the park.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) too has seen many power-hitters through the years, who’ve made hitting sixes appear trivial.
Forward of the 14th version of the match, Sportstar takes a have a look at the highest 10 gamers who’ve hit probably the most variety of maximums throughout all seasons.
1. Chris Gayle
Even for somebody who is not an avid follower of the league, this could come as no shock.
Gayle isn’t recognized for deft singles or his working between the wickets. He believes in going large. The flamboyant Jamaican has tonked 349 humongous sixes in 132 matches.
He additionally holds the file for many sixes in an innings when he smashed 17 sixes in opposition to the now-defunct Pune Warriors India in 2013.
2. AB de Villiers
Wouldn’t or not it’s unusual if ‘Mr. 360’ did not function on this elite record?
However the size of the bottom, de Villiers can deal with something when he’s on the groove. He’s second on this record with 235 sixes in 169 matches.
3. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Dhoni possesses the power to single-handedly dismantle bowling assaults.
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The previous India captain, who is thought to be among the best finishers of the sport, famously received his aspect the 2011 World Cup by hitting a six. He has whipped 216 sixes in 204 matches.
4. Rohit Sharma
Certainly one of India’s most-gifted batsmen, Rohit could be very arduous to cease as soon as he manages to cool down. He’s probably the most profitable IPL captain with 4 titles and his aggressive model is ideal for the shorter format of the sport. He has notched up 213 sixes in 200 matches in his general IPL profession.
5. Virat Kohli
It’s tough to maintain the present Indian skipper out of any batting leaderboard.
‘Run machine’ Kohli has, through the years, cemented his place as one in all IPL’s best and has slammed a complete of 201 sixes off 192 matches.
6. Kieron Pollard
Pollard has caught with Mumbai Indians via its highs and lows. A muscular participant, Pollard is a fiery hard-hitter. Lately, the Trinidadian grew to become solely the second participant after India’s Yuvraj Singh to hit six sixes in an over in a T20I match in opposition to Sri Lanka leg-spinner Akila Dananjaya.
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In his general IPL profession, Pollard has hit 198 sixes in 164 matches. He’s, moreover, a wonderful fielder within the deep.
7. David Warner
Warner is without doubt one of the most harmful openers within the IPL.
It’s at all times advisable to get the burly Australian dismissed as quickly as attainable for as soon as he’s set, the sight of the ball disappearing over the fence turns into frequent.
Regardless of being a wonderful runner between the wickets, Warner by no means shies away from punching a biggie. In his 142 IPL matches, Warner has hit 195 sixes.
8. Suresh Raina
Raina grew to become the primary batsman in IPL historical past to cross 2,000 and 5,000 runs. All the time a reliable determine, he has performed numerous essential knocks for the Chennai Tremendous Kings.
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In his general IPL profession, Raina has hit 194 sixes in 193 matches.
9. Shane Watson
Watson is an asset for any staff owing to his all-round capabilities.
A batsman with an attacking model of play, Watson is thought to hit the ball fairly lengthy. In his 145 IPL matches, he has 194 sixes in his kitty.
10. Robin Uthappa
An important cog in KKR’s wheel when it clinched the title in 2012 and 2014, Uthappa is a confirmed match-winner and recognized for his consistency.
The veteran wicketkeeper-batsman has 163 sixes from 189 matches.