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Most sixes hit in an IPL match ft. SRH vs MI

Most sixes hit in an IPL match ft. SRH vs MI: T20 cricket is growing around the world as the fans love seeing the ball disappear into the stands. The fans want more action. They absolutely love when the bowlers get hammered throughout the ground and the ball keeps flying.

Most sixes hit in an IPL match ft. SRH vs MI
Heinrich Klaasen and Aiden Markram were brilliant against MI (Image Courtesy: newindianexpress)

The bowlers are left with no margin of error. Even if they miss their mark by an inch, they are guaranteed to go a distance. The credit must be given to the batters though for the way they are striking in modern-day cricket. We have seen batters clear the ropes consistently and that’s not an easy thing to do.

With short boundaries, the batters often go on a six-hitting spree. We have seen the bowlers go on a journey in IPL in recent times. With the kind of bats the batters use, we often see the bowlers get smashed all around the park in IPL. On that note, here is a look at the list of most sixes hit in an IPL match.

List of Players Most sixes hit in an IPL match ft. SRH vs MI

#4) 33 – RCB vs CSK, Bengaluru in 2023

In the 24th match of IPL 2023, the Chennai Super Kings were asked to bat first and they posted 226 on the board. Their batters hit 17 sixes, with Devon Conway hitting six of those. In reply, the Royal Challengers Bangalore finished on 218/8 to fall short by eight runs. Their batters hit 16 sixes in total.

This game was held at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. The batters from both sides made full use of the short boundaries on either side. It was a forgettable day for the bowlers from both sides. Eventually, the CSK bowlers held their nerves to emerge victorious by eight runs.

#3) 33 – RR vs CSK, Sharjah in 2020

The 2020 edition of IPL was held in the UAE due to Covid-19. The fourth match was played between the Rajasthan Royals and the Chennai Super Kings at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah. This venue often offers a batting paradise and it was the case back in 2020.

RR scored 216 at the end of their innings and chasing it, CSK finished on 200/6 to lose by 16 runs. During this, 33 sixes were hit by both teams. Sanju Samson of the Royals hit nine, the most in the match, followed by seven from CSK’s Faf du Plessis.

#2) 33 – RCB vs CSK, Bengaluru in 2018

The 24th match of the IPL 2018 was a high-scoring affair and the Chennai Super Kings beat the Royal Challengers Bangalore by five wickets with two balls to spare. This high-octane contest was held at M. Chinnaswamy in Bengaluru and the fans witnessed a six-hitting battle between both sides.

RCB hit 16 sixes in total in their innings, with AB de Villiers smashing eight of those. Ambati Rayudu of CSK hit eight maximums and was followed by skipper MS Dhoni who cleared the ropes seven times. A total of 33 sixes were hit that night.

#1) 38 – SRH vs MI, Hyderabad in 2024

You don’t often see bowlers from both sides getting clueless. Such was the case in Hyderabad during the eighth match of IPL 2024 between the Sunrisers Hyderabad and the Mumbai Indians at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. The bowlers kept finding it difficult to contain runs and stop the boundaries.

SRH hit 18 sixes in total, with Abhishek Sharma and Heinrich Klaasen hitting seven each which powered them to 277/3. MI tried hard but fell short by 31 runs after finishing on 246/5. Their batters cleared the ropes 20 times which took the tally of sixes to 38, the most in a single T20 match.

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