The Indian Premier League has been a great source of entertainment around the globe for cricket fans, they have witnessed the highest quality of cricket, with players smashing balls out of the stadium. The shortest format is called the batsmen’s game and rightly so, the format is fast-paced and bowlers tend to get punished if they miss the length by the barest of margins. Over the years, the quality of bats and power-hitting ability of players has gone up a notch which has given way to sixers being hit more regularly.
Indian Premier League has become one of the best and most popular leagues in the world at the moment. It started in the year 2008 and with every passing year, the entertainment level has just increased and the six-count per game has risen drastically. Players like Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, Kieron Pollard, Jos Buttler and Glenn Maxwell have changed the way T20 cricket is played in the Indian Premier League and entertained the world with their sixes. Today in this article we will look at the list of most sixes hit by a team in IPL from 2008 to 2022.
List of the most sixes hit by a team in IPL (2008-2022)
1. Mumbai Indians – 1408 SIXES
Mumbai Indians have hit the most sixes hit by a team in the Indian Premier League with a staggering 1408 sixes. Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Rohit Sharma and Dwane Smith have done the bulk of six-hitting for the Mumbai Indians over the year. They have hit 1408 sixes in 231 matches played from 2008 to 2022 with an average of 6.10 sixes per match.
2. Royal Challengers Bangalore – 1377 SIXES
Royal Challengers Bangalore has had the most destructive players, they have been a team known for hitting lots of sixes over the years. Chris Gayle has done the bulk of the six-hitting for the men in red and has provided lots of entertainment to cricket fans around the world. They are positioned second on the list of the highest sixes hit by a team, with 1377 sixes in 227 matches at an average of 6.08 sixes per match.
3. Punjab Kings – 1276 SIXES
Punjab Kings has hit 1276 sixes in 218 matches from 2008 to 2022 and are positioned at number 3. They have had several hard-hitting players in the team, like Yuvraj Singh, Adam Gilchrist, Glenn Maxwell and David Miller who have smoked tons of sixers. The Punjab Kings have an average of 5.85 sixes per match and the count will only go higher with players like Liam Livingstone and Shahrukh Khan in the team
4. Chennai Super Kings – 1268 SIXES
Chennai Super King has hit 1268 sixes in 13 seasons. CSK have played only 13 seasons out of 15 seasons due to a ban of 2 years but they have still managed to take the 4th spot on the list of the most sixes hit. They have scored 1268 sixes in 218 matches. They are at no. 4 in the list of most sixes in IPL by teams.
5. Kolkata Knight Riders – 1226 SIXES
Kolkata Knight Riders are placed 5th on the list. Andre Russell, Brendon McCullum and Yusuf Pathan have been the chief contributors. KKR have managed to hit 1226 in 223 matches at an average of 5.50 sixes per match.
IPL: Top 5 team to hit most sixes in IPL
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