TOP 5 Longest & Biggest Sixes in IPL (indian primer league)
|1||Albie Morkel||125 meter|
|2||Adam Gilchrist||122 meter|
|3||Chris Gayle||119 meter|
|4||Ben Cutting||117 meter|
|5||Rohit Sharma||115 meter|
|6||AB De Villiers||111 meter|
1 . Albie Morkel – 125 Meter
Longest & Biggest sixes, South African left handed batsman Albie Morkel is the first batsmen to hit the massive six of 125 meter in the IPL history so far. The left handed batsmen hit a massive longest six in the Pragyan Ojha over. Pragyan Ojha bowled the flighted deliver and the left handed batsmen Albie punched it over the mid-wicket region . Ball went out of the stadium and umpire call for the new ball and resume the play.
2 . Adam Gilchrist – 122 Meter
Again at number two spot we have Adam Gilchrist the Australian left handed batsman who was captain of the Kings 1x Punjab hit a maxium of 122 meter to the slower ball bowled by the South Africa’s bowler Langeveldt. Adam Gilchrist hit a massive short to the slower ball over the mid-wicket region which went 122 meter .
3. Chris Gayle -119 Meter
At Number 3 on the longest sixes Count down we have the Chris Gayle’s Massive hit. Chris Gayle Dispatched the Ali Murtaza delivery Out of the park at an walking distance of 119 meter. When RCB took on Pune Warriors at the Chinaswamy Stadium.
4 . Ben Cutting – 117 meter
Ben Cutting hit a Monster Stirke of the bowling of Shane Watson in final match between RCB vs SRH in 2016. Moreover the Strike from Ben Cutting’s monsterous maximum against the Shane Watson delivery which went out of the park at an measurable distance of 117 meter .
5 . Rohit Sharma – 115 meter
Rohit Sharma’s stunner appears at number 5 spot at longest sixes. Hit-Man Rohit Sharma hit a stunner of Mashrafe Mortaza delivery at the 20th over in 2009 . However this massive shot from the Hit Man Rohit messured at an distance of 115 meter and takes the 5th spot.
6 . MS Dhoni – 112 meters
similarly MS Dhoni smashed the longest six of 112 meter in the match between Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals. Dhoni hit the full length delevery from James Franklin straight down the wicket which travelled 112 meter.
7 . Chris Gayle – 111 meter
Chris Gayle is the player who has hit the most number of sixes in the IPL. Gayle smashed the Abishek Nayar slower ball in to the stands which went 111 meter.
8. AB De Villiers – 111 meter
AB De Villiers in a match against the Chennei Super Kings, hit a Monstrous 111 meter. ABD smashed Harbhajan Sing flighted deliver which Left the Chinaswamy Stadium. This Monstrous hit from AB De Villiers was the longest six of the 2018 edition of IPL.
NOTE : The above information is till the 2018 edition of IPL
Most Number of sixes hit in an IPL match:
|32||RCB v CSK||Bengaluru||2018|
|31||DD v GL||Delhi||2017|
|31||CSK v KKR||Chennai||2018|
|30||CSK v RR||Chennai||2010|
|26||MI v KXIP||Mumbai||2017|
Match between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings, at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengalore. Total 32 number of sixes hit by a batsmen, however this is the record for hiting the most number of sixes in a single IPL match. In the match Royal Challengers Bangalore were put to bat and scored 205/8, they hit total 16 number of sixes. Other side Chennai Super Kings chased the target and scored 207/5 which includes 17 massive sixes. AB de Villiers smashed 8 sixes, and one of six went out of the park measured at a distance of 111 meter.
Also at Second in the list we have match between Delhi Daredevils vs Gujrath Lions, match was held at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Delhi in the year 2017. In the match total 31 number of sixes were smashed from both team. Also in the match between Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. Total 31 number of sixes hit by the batsman, however this match was in the year 2018.