Fans are debating on the starting of IPL 2020 around every corner in the world with the recent updates suggesting that the event could start in the month of July. As of now, there is no authentic verdict about the official starting date from the BCCI board, the board is ready to give a verdict about the event on coming April 15. Although, all the emerging players and folks are waiting for this year IPL as a lot of dangerous hitters will be a glimpse of the event in the coming season of the fast cricket tournament.
IPL has transformed the style of cricket which was played a decade ago. The recent 12 years when batsmen looking to take the aerial route to smash more rockets launcher out of the park or deep into the stands or even sometimes into 3rd stands rather concentrating on moving the strike in between the crease. Hitters like Russell, Warner, ABD, Chris Gayle, and others hitters have fixed his spot in a team with their serious hitting instincts out of the park.
MS Dhoni – Most Sixes in IPL
Single ever Indian skipper to have won the T20 tournament, Captain Cool grabs the record for the maximum number sixes by any Indian player in the IPL history. Captain Cool has played for two franchises Chennai Super Kings and Rising Pune Supergiant, the aggressive right-handed middle-order batsman has smashed 209 sixes in just 190 matches in which many sixes were out of the park and NASA team is still finding those balls where they had gone away. Arguably, the best finishers of the modern-day cricket, and he has practiced on his big-hitting instincts.
He has reached the 20 sixes record in many editions but it was the IPL 2018, where he smashed a scintillating 30 sixes in which some of them are out of the park, made the fans look stung and took Chennai to their third IPL cup. Since 2013, Captain cool has smashed at least 15 sixes per edition, which showcase his batting style. He is all ready to make his Iconic come back to the cricket arena in IPL 2020.
Mr 360 (ABD) – Most Sixes in IPL
A Player like him has regenerated the style of cricket with his new technique of smashing the balls anywhere in the ground. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Stylish wicket-keeper batsman, ABD grabs the second spot on this Elite column, includes of his 212 sixes in just 142 matches.
Just like captain cool, ABD has played for two teams in his IPL career Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils. He did not get many feats with the team of a great player like David Warner in Delhi franchise, but he has been the revolution of squad Bangalore after joining them.
Chris Gayle – King of Sixes
Jamaican talents are always dangerous to the cricket no matter what in IPL or cricket in the 1970s who can forget the Invincible team West Indies of 1970s. Dangerous left-handed top-order batsman hails from the West Indies, Chris Gayle is the best in the league when it comes to smashing sixes out of the park. Gayle has played for three teams in his IPL career with Kings XI Punjab being his recent team.
The Universe Boss has smashed more than 50 sixes in two different seasons of IPL which reflects his instincts over the bowlers. Gayle has smashed 59 sixes in IPL 2012 that’s real power while in 2013, he crosses the rope for 51 times. But his stats have moved down over the last few years, still, this player remains a main threat to the bowlers. In IPL 2019 season, he became the only batsman to cross the 300 sixes while his overall record in IPL is 326 sixes which is still unbeatable.