Top 5 Batsmen with Most Sixes in a Single IPL Season (2008-2022)
Batsmen with Most Sixes in a Single IPL Season: Indian Premier League is the full form of IPL. It is the world’s largest and richest cricket league, started in 2008. From the year 2008 to 2022, it becomes more exciting and entertaining. It is one of the biggest festivals of cricket.
T20 means hitting sixes because it is a small format of cricket where batsmen need to score runs fastly that’s why hitting sixes is common in T20, especially in IPL matches. So, today in this article we are going to share the Top 5 Batsmen with the most sixes in a single IPL Season.
5. Chris Gayle – 44 Sixes (IPL 2011)
The year 2011 was a special year for Chris Gayle as well as Royal Challengers Bangalore. This year Chris Gayle won the Orange Cap by scoring 608 runs in 12 innings which include 2 centuries. He smashes a total of 44 sixes this season and makes his team to the Final but unfortunately, they lose the final to CSK.
4. Jos Butler – 45 Sixes (IPL 2022)
England Captain “Jos the Boss” was the orange cup winner in the IPL 2022. In this IPL he scored 863 in 16 innings which include 4 half-centuries and 4 centuries. He makes runs at an average of 57.53 and a strike rate of 149.05. His highest score was 116. In this IPL season, he smashes 45 sixes and ranked 4th on this list.
3. Chris Gayle – 51 Sixes (IPL 2013)
Universe Boss Gayle smashes 51 sixes. Again the Gayle storm comes in IPL 2013. IPL’s best knock of 175* which was scored by Universe Boss this season. He scored 708 runs in this IPL which include 1 century.
2. Andre Russell – 52 Sixes (IPL 2019)
West Indies player Andre Russell is known as “Russell Muscle”. After Chris Gayle, he is the most dangerous and destructive batsman in hitting big sixes. He smashes 52 sixes in IPL 2019. He is not only a player of the Kolkata Knight Riders team he is an emotion of this team. Because he single-handedly won many matches for KKR.
1. Chris Gayle – 59 Sixes (IPL 2012)
Universe Boss Chris Gayle has occupied 3 times on this list. He smashes 59 sixes in IPL 2022 which is a record in the history of IPL. He was the orange cup winner of this season. He consecutively won 2 times the orange cap in 2011 and 2012.
Gayle hit the most number of sixes in an IPL season, this was when he hit 59 sixes in 2012, and this record remains intact. He also hit 44 sixes in 2011, 51 sixes in 2013, and 38 sixes in 2015.