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Longest Six in IPL: The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a T20 cricket league that is known for its explosive batting and thrilling matches.
Over the years, we have seen some incredible shots being played by the batsmen, with some of them going the distance.
In this blog, we will be looking at the top 5 longest sixes in IPL history ever.
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Top 5 Highest Six distance in IPL 2023
|Faf Du Plessis||115 m|
|Tim David||114 m|
|Jos Butler||112 m|
|Shivam Dube||111 m|
|Rinku Singh||110 m|
|Marcus Stoinis||110 m|
|Andre Russell||109 m|
Faf du Plessis – 115 m
The RCB’s captain Faf du Plessis hits the longest six in Tata IPL 2023. He hits this huge six against Lucknow Super Giants in M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. The distance of this massive six is 115 m.
Tim David – 114 m
The Aussies batsman Tim David who is currently playing for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2023 has hit a massive six of 114 m against Punjab Kings and listed his name at the 2nd of this list.
Jos Buttler – 112 m
Jos hit a delivery from pacer Yudhvir Singh, which was aimed at the leg-stump, and sent it flying over the midwicket boundary. The shot was so powerful that it ended up being a huge six of 112 m.
Shivam Dube – 111 m
Shivam Dube really blasted the ball from Harshal Patel to a massive six. The distance of his six was 111 m and ranked 4th on this list.
Andre Russell – 109 m
Andre Russell who is known for hitting huge six will never miss on this list of the longest six. He always listed his name in this list. Again in IPL 2023, he listed his name on this list by hitting a six of 109 m against Delhi Capitals.
List of Longest Sixes in IPL History
|Player||Team||Distance (in meters)|
|Albie Morkel||Chennai Super Kings||125|
|Praveen Kumar||Kings XI Punjab||124|
|Adam Gilchrist||Kings XI Punjab||122|
|Robin Uthappa||Royal Challengers Bangalore||120|
|Chris Gayle||Royal Challengers Bangalore||119|
|Yuvraj Singh||Kings XI Punjab||119|
|Ross Taylor||Royal Challengers Bangalore||119|
|Gautam Gambhir||Kolkata Knight Riders||117|
|Ben Cutting||Sunrisers Hyderabad||117|
|Liam Livingstone||Punjab Kings||117|
Albie Morkel – 125 metres
South African cricketer, Albie Morkel played for Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural edition of IPL.
During a match against Deccan Chargers, he hit the longest six against off-spinner Pragyan Ojha which is still an unbreakable record. His six was distance was 125 meters.
People got shocked after this six because it takes around 5-7 seconds to reach its destination and the ball was out of the stadium.
Praveen Kumar – 124 meters
Praveen Kumar is mainly known for his swing bowling but he also has batting ability, which he shows in the IPL 2013.
He smashed a 124-meter six and recorded the 2nd longest six in IPL history.
Adam Gilchrist – 122 meters
The Australian wicket-keeper, Adam Gilchrist also makes his name on the top 5 list.
In IPL 2011, when he played for Kings 11 Punjab (now, Punjab Kings) hit a massive six of 122 meters against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Dharmasala Stadium.
Robin Uthappa – 120 meters
Shockingly, a Classic batsman like Robin Uthappa smashed a stunning six of around 120 meters.
But this shocking moment happens while he playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2010 against Mumbai Indians in Brabourne Stadium.
Chris Gayle – 119 meters
When any list comes about sixes then the name Chris Gayle always be there. Because he is known as the sixer king of IPL and he has many records in IPL which are almost unbreakable.
He hits the longest six of 119 meters while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2013.
He hits this huge six against Pune Warriors and in this match, he made 175* runs off 66 balls which is the highest individual score ever in the history of IPL.
Longest Six in IPL Year Wise
|Year||Player Name||Distance (in meters)|
|2018||AB de Villiers||111|
|2015||AB de Villiers||108|
Frequently asked questions
How many sixes has Virat Kohli hit?
IPL king Virat Kohli has hit 218 sixes in his IPL career till the year 2022.
How many sixes did Dhoni hit in IPL?
Captain Cool MS Dhoni hits 229 sixes in 234 matches.
What is the longest six of Rohit Sharma in IPL?
The longest six of Rohit Sharma is 115 meters against Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2009.
What is the longest six of Virat Kohli in IPL?
The massive and one of the biggest six of Virat Kohli is 97 meters in IPL 2016 against Gujarat Lions.
What is the longest six of AB de Villiers in IPL?
AB de Villiers hit a massive six of 111 meters in IPL 2018. In this six ball was out of the stadium.
What is the longest six of MS Dhoni in IPL?
In IPL 2012, MS Dhoni hits one of the longest six of IPL which is 112 meters long.