IPL 2021: How the total number of sixes in IPL surged over the past few seasons- The world’s richest T20 leagues, IPL is a game dominated by batsmen. The tournament is a run-fest for the batsmen where they take on bowlers to hit massive sixes out of the park. The bowlers try everything from bowling yorkers, bouncers, knuckle-balls but it’s still the batsmen who get the better of the bowler for a majority of the time. Since the inaugural season of IPL, the number of sixes in the tournament is on a rise. The most number of sixes in IPL were scored during the last season while the fewer number of biggies were hit in the second season of the cash-rich league. Take a look at the complete stats below.
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Here’s the number of sixes hit in each IPL season.
|IPL SEASON||NO. OF SIXES||AVERAGE|
When it comes to the number of sixes hit by the batsmen, Ishan Kishan leads the chart of most IPL sixes in the previous. Chris Gayle is placed on top of the charts with most sixes in IPL with 349 sixes.
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Players who scored most sixes in each IPL season (IPL 2008 to IPL 2020)
Sanath Jayasuriya- 31 (IPL 2008)
Adam Gilchrist- 29 (IPL 2009)
Robin Uthappa- 27 (IPL 2010)
Chris Gayle- 44 (IPL 2011)
Chris Gayle- 59 (IPL 2012)
Chris Gayle- 51 (IPL 2013)
Glenn Maxwell- 36 (IPL 2014)
Chris Gayle- 38 (IPL 2015)
Virat Kohli- 38 (IPL 2016)
Glenn Maxwell-26 (IPL 2017)
Rishabh Pant- 37 (IPL 2018)
Andre Russell- 52 (IPL 2019)
Ishan Kishan- 30 (IPL 2020)
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