Chris Gayle Becomes First Batsman To Hit 350 Sixes In IPL History
Caribbean batsman with the bat has taken the world by storm with sixes. The highest number of sixes in IPL history has also come from his bat. Chris Gayle becomes the first batsman in IPL history to hit 350 sixes against Rajasthan Royals on Monday. AB de Villiers, who is in the top two of the list, has 236 sixes.
Interestingly, Gayle’s opponent Rajasthan Royals today has 16 fewer IPL sixes in the entire XI. While ‘Universal Boss’ has hit 351 sixes in his IPL career, the total number of sixes in the entire Rajasthan XI is 334.
Most Sixes in the IPL History
- Chris Gayle: 351
- AB de Villiers: 236
- Mahendra Singh Dhoni: 216
Chris Gayle was dismissed for 40 off 26 balls against Rajasthan Royals. Where he hit 4 fours and 2 sixes. Chris Gayle broke the long-awaited record. Gayle became the first batsman in the IPL to hit 350 sixes. He proved that he is the king of T20 cricket.
Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Punjab Kings (RR vs PBKS) started their IPL 2021 in Wankhede on Monday. Batting first, Punjab scored 221 runs. Rahul and Mayank Agarwal opened the innings for Punjab, but Mayank went back with 14 runs.
After that, Rahul got the Caribbean giant Gayle by his side and added 6 runs to the scoreboard. Gayle entertained himself by playing a stormy inning of 40 off 26 balls. Gayle hit 4 fours and 2 6s that day. Courtesy of which Gayle set a new milestone of six hits.
After Gayle, those who are on the list of most six hits in the IPL are far behind the Universe boss. No other batsman has hit 250 sixes. Gayle is followed by South Africa’s AB de Villiers. He has hit 236 sixes.
Three MS Dhoni (MS Dhoni). The wicketkeeper-batsman hit 216 sixes. Rohit Sharma is breathing on Dhoni’s neck. 214 sixes came from Mumbaikar’s bat. Then there is Virat Kohli. He hit 201 sixes.
Returning to international cricket a couple of years ago, Gayle’s bird’s eye view of the upcoming T20 World Cup. This time the show-piece event of the smallest event of cricket will be held on Indian soil. Gayle will want to improve his net practice as soon as he plays in IPL.