Top 10 longest sixes in the history of IPL till now: The new season of IPL 2021 has just began on 19th September in UAE. IPL is the most exciting and entertaining tournament in cricket. Over the years, IPL cricket stars have been hitting the sixes out of the stadium while playing on the ground. It’s a feast watching IPL as the cricketers performed very well and prove their extraordinary talent.
Everyone in the globe is eagerly waiting for IPL new season every time. It’s a game’s popularity and cricketer’s performances that made IPL so famous worldwide. In this article, we are going to learn the top 5 longest sixes in the history of the IPL tournament.
Top 10 longest sixes in the history of IPL till now
1. Praveen Kumar
The young batsman who newly entered into the Indian cricket team is the most surprising player who achieved at high so early in by showing his talent of bating in IPL 2013. Praveen Kumar was representing Kings XI Punjab in that season and pulled the victory for the team. It was a memorable sixer he hit on the stadium while playing against Mumbai Indians. He did his cameo late in the inning but showed his best one in a short span. It was a sixer he hit of 124 m.
2. Adam Gilchrist
In IPL 2021, Adam Gilchrist hit the sixer with 122 m long that crosses the mid-wicket region while playing against Royal Challengers Banglore from Kings XI Punjab. Gilchrist showed a glimpse of his brilliant game scoring 106 with 9 sixes. It was something different and a phenomenon performance of Gilchrist.
3. Robin Uthappa
Robin Uthappa is popular for his aggressive batting style on the field. Robin is one of the cricketers who hit most of the sixes in IPL and set this as a tradition. He hit the six 120meter long. Robin is currently playing for Chennai Super Kings in the recent season of IPL which is going in Dubai.
4. Ross Taylor
A terrific batsman from New Zealand has beaten up the ground and the against a team with a 119meter long sixer in the edition of IPL in 2008. It was the fifth-longest sixer in the history of IPL whereas he was playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore. In this tournament, he scored 53 runs with three sixers.
5. Albie Morkel
Morkel is an all-rounder cricketer from South Africa. He is on the top of the list of cricketers who hit the longest sixes in the history of the IPL cricket tournament. He hit the six on 125 meter long crosses the corner when Pragyan Ojha was balling at him. Morkel was representing the Chennai Super Kings then.
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6. Yuvraj Singh
We all are very much aware of Yuvi’s batting. His bat runs lime a sword when he is on the crease. The iconic player in the Indian Cricket Team has hit the 119 meter longest six in IPL 2009. He was the captain of Kings Punjab XI and played against Chennai Super Kings.
7. Gautam Gambhir
Gambhir is one of the aggressive and calm at the same time nature player. He has strike the six in IPL season 2017,117 meter long played for KKR. Gautam Gambhir is the only one Indian player who score a century in five consecutive test match.
8. Ben Cutting
Ben is a Australian all rounder cricket player who hit the 116 meter long six in IPL 2016 against Royal Challengers Banglore for Sunrise Hydrabad.
9. MS Dhoni
Dhoni, well known for his helicopter shots in batting has also a record of hitting 112 meter longest sixer in IPL 2012 by leading the Chennai Super Kings against Mumbai Indians.
10. AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers is a terrific batsman who smashed 111 meter longest six on the ground in IPL season 2018. He was playing for Royal Challengers Banglore against Chennai Super Kings.
These all are the most competitive and toughest cricket players who showcase their skill throughout the IPL tournament. The sixes and fours have made the IPL season rocking and most thrilling for the viewers. We wish that we would enjoy this visual treat of sixes in the upcoming IPL seasons too.
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