Sports Desk- The 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will start from 19 september 2020. The first match of IPL 2020 will be played between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai super kings (CSK) at the UAE. Once again we are going to tell you the IPL record. Today we are going to tell you about three such legendary players, who have the record of hitting the most sixes in an innings.
3. Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle is considered a specialist in T20 cricket. Because of this, Gayle is also known as Universal Boss. Chris Gayle has played many big innings in the IPL. But he is at number three in terms of hitting the most sixes in an innings. Chris Gayle played 128 wickets in 62 balls against Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2012, in which he hit 7 fours and 13 sixes. His strike rate during this innings was 206.45.
2. Brendon McCullum
New Zealand veteran Brendon McCallum had a brilliant inning of 158 runs in the first match of the first season against Royal Challengers Bangalore at a strike rate of 216.43 in 73 balls. In this innings, he hit 13 sixes and 10 fours.
1. Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle holds the record for most sixes in an innings of a single match in the Indian Premier League. He had a record 175 runs in the 2013 season against Pune Vires at a strike rate of 265.15 in 66 balls, which included 13 fours and 17 sixes. Thanks to this brilliant inning of Gayle, Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 26 runs in 20 overs against Pune Warriors in that match. While Pune Warner could only manage 133 runs at the loss of 9 wickets in 20 overs.
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