Top 5 Batsmen With Most Sixes in an Innings in IPL: T20 format always need big hitting batsmen. Indian Premier League has produced many big hitters. Crowds that come for watching the Indian Premier League live from stadium expecting to catch a few hits from the big striking batsmen. In IPL, many batsmen, demolished many bowling attacks with their hard hitting ability. Here, we take a look at Top 5 batsmen with most sixes in an innings in IPL.
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AB De Villiers – 12 Sixes
Royal Challengers Bangalore’s destructive batsman AB De Villiers has smashed 12 sixes in an innings when he scored 129* off just 52 balls against Gujarat Lions in IPL 9. He played at a strike-rate of 248.
Chris Gayle – 12 Sixes
Royal Challengers Bangalore’s entertainer Chris Gayle has scored 117 in 57 balls including 12 Maximums and 7 fours against Kings XI Punjab at Chinnaswamy Stadium in IPL 8.
Chris Gayle – 13 Sixes
Once again, RCB’s destructive batsman Chris Gayle came in this list with 13 Sixes. In that match, he scored 128* from 62 deliveries at a strike-rate of 206.45 against Delhi Daredevils at Feroz Shah Kotla in 2012.
Brendon McCullum – 13 Sixes
Brendon McCullum, one of the most loved and entertaining player in Cricket, has scored 158* for Kolkata Knight Riders against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Chinnaswamy Stadium in the first match of the inaugural edition of the IPL.
Chris Gayle – 17 Sixes
Chris Gayle at the top in this list with 17 sixes in an innings. He has smashed that sixes when he scored 175* runs off 66 balls with a thundering strike-rate of 265.15 against Pune Warriors India at their home ground in IPL 7.