The Indian Premier League is known for huge scores over the years, with high scores come sixes and boundaries. Some grounds have traditionally favoured batting while others have short boundaries, which favour the batters and aid them in getting some massive scores. Sixes generate an immense level of excitement among fans, both in the stadium and watching from home.
Sixes are highly exciting and entertaining for fans as they provide a thrilling spectacle and create an electrifying atmosphere in the stadium. Sixes allow teams to score runs quickly and boost the overall scoring rate which is very important in the T20 format. Some venues have given more sixes than others over the. In this article, we will list out the most sixes hit at a venue in the history of the Indian Premier League.
List of venues to witness the most sixes IPL
1. Wankhade Stadium, Mumbai – 1464
The Wankhade Stadium in Mumbai tops the charts for the most sixes being hit at a venue in the Indian Premier League. The ball comes onto the bat nicely and a shorter boundary aids the six-hitting at this venue. It is the home to Mumbai Indians and we have seen lots of batters clear the boundaries with ease, a total of 1464 sixes have been hit at the Wankhade Stadium.
2. M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore – 1235
The M Chinnawamy Stadium over the years has supported the batters and players like Chris Gayle and Ab de Villiers have made most of the short boundaries and a flat wicket. A total of 1235 sixes have been hit at the Chinnaswamy Stadium which is the 2nd most out of all the venues in the Indian Premier League.
3. Eden Gardens, Kolkata – Kolkata Knight Riders – 1011
Eden Gardens comes 3rd on the list, home to the Kolkata Knight Riders. Despite having a decent boundary distance, this mighty stadium has seen some huge strikes that entertained the crowd. A total of 1011 maximums have been smashed at this venue.
4. Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi – Delhi Capitals – 979
The home ground to Delhi Capitals has seen spinners and bowlers dominate in the last few years but the short boundaries make it easy for the batters to clear the boundary line. A total of 979 sixes have been hit at the Arun Jaitley Stadium which is also known as Feroz Shah Kotla.
5. M.A.Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai – 791
The home ground of Chennai Super Kings, the M.A. Chidambaram comes 5th on the list of venues where the most sixes have been hit. The venue has supported spinners over the years but batters have also found it easy to clear the boundary line. A total of 791 sixes have been hit at the Chidambaram Stadium.
IPL: Top 5 venues where most sixes have been hit
|Royal Challengers Bangalore
|Kolkata Knight Riders
|Arun Jaitley Stadium/Feroz Shah Kotla
|Chennai Super Kings
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