In a league like IPL, it is imperative for any team to have big hitters in their batting order. The teams have a massive advantage when some of their players can hit big sixes at will. It comes in handy most during the power plays and the death overs. This is the reason why some teams send their most explosive players to either finish the innings or as an opener.
In this article, we are going to witness the top 5 list of Indian players who smashed the most sixes in IPL history.
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Rohit Sharma | 227 sixes
Indian captain Rohit Sharma holds the record for hitting most sixes in IPL among the Indian players. Hitman has 227 sixes to his name in the league and has hit 491 fours as well. He has accumulated 5611* runs in 208 innings at an average of 31.17. Rohit has led the Mumbai Indians team to title win 5 times, the most by any captain in the tournament history.
MS Dhoni | 219 sixes
Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni is the second player on the list of Indians with the most sixes in the IPL. He has smashed 219 maximums in 193 innings in addition to 325 fours. Dhoni averages just below 40 in the league while scoring 4746* runs with a strike rate of 135.83. Mahi has been leading the Chennai Super Kings team since the inaugural season in 2008 and won the trophy four times.
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Virat Kohli | 210 sixes
Not known for his big-hitting skills, but former RCB skipper Virat Kohli is in the third spot on this list of Indian players with the most sixes in the IPL history. Kohli has 210 sixes to his name in the league including 546 fours. He has accumulated 6283* runs in 199 innings at an average of 37.4. However, Kohli led RCB to the finals of the 2016 edition but can’t lift up the trophy.
Suresh Raina | 203 sixes
Suresh Raina, also known as Mr. IPL, is one of the finest players in the history of the cash-rich league IPL. Raina has smashed 203 sixes in the league and has hit 596 fours as well. Raina has smoked 5528* runs in 200 innings at an average of 32.52. Meanwhile, he got unsold in the IPL 2022 auction and set to join the league as a Hindi commentator this year.
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Robin Uthappa | 168 sixes
Surprisingly, it’s Robin Uthappa who features at number five on this list of Indian players with the most sixes in the IPL history. Uthappa has recorded 168 maximums while also smashing 462 fours as well. Robin Uthappa has smashed 4722* runs in 186 innings at an average of 27.94. Uthappa will be playing for Chennai Super Kings again this season.
N.B: Last Updated on 21/03/2022.