At this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL), MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, and Rohit Sharma will be looking to become the first Indian batsman to smash 200 sixes in the tournament’s history. The race between the three is a tight one with Dhoni leading at 186 sixes from 175 matches. Suresh Raina follows his Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain with 185 sixes from 176 matches. IPL 2019: You Can Never Take Class Out of Virat Kohli, Says AB de Villiers.
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has smashed 184 sixes thus far from 173 matches. As far as the overall list is concerned, Chris Gayle leads the pack with 292 sixes with 112 matches. Former South African cricketer, AB de Villiers is at second spot with 186 sixes from 141 matches. MS Dhoni & Virat Kohli Challenge Each Other Ahead of CSK vs RCB, IPL 2019 Opening Match; Chennai Super Kings has a Hilarious Reaction (Watch Video).
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli is also in top ten at sixth place with 178 sixes from 163 matches. The Australian duo of David Warner and Shane Watson are at seventh and eighth place. Yusuf Pathan and Kieron Pollard complete the top ten.
Most Sixes in IPL
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The IPL 2019 is scheduled to begin on March 23 in Chennai with defending champions Chennai Super Kings taking on Royal Challengers Bangalore. Due to the Lok Sabha elections scheduled to be held in April- May, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has released schedule of IPL 2019 for just two weeks only. IPL 2019 Schedule in PDF: Download VIVO Indian Premier League 12 Full Timetable With Fixtures, Matches, Team and Venue Details.
With ICC Cricket World Cup scheduled to start from May 30, the IPL 2019 is expected to end on May 12. After participating in IPL, the Indian players will head to England for the mega tournament.