Just as in Test cricket, it is very important for a batsman to show patience in order to be successful, similarly in T20 cricket, it is very important for batsmen to have aggression.
Taking big hits is very common in T20 cricket and the only way to succeed in this format is to take big shots by taking risks.
The format often gets big hits by the batsmen and the demand of this format is that the batsmen send the ball out of the boundary line as many times as possible.
The world’s largest T20 league IPL consists of the best batsmen from all over the world and batsmen try to hit maximum sixes through their artistic batting.
In the IPL so far, many batsmen showed their batting power and they have left behind other batsmen in the matter of hitting sixes in the tournament.
Chris Gayle holds the record for most sixes in the IPL. However, many people will not know who are the top four batsmen who hit the most sixes in a season of IPL?
In this article, we are going to mention the 4 batsmen who have scored the most sixes in a season of IPL.
4 batsmen who have hit the most sixes in a season of IPL
# 4 Rishabh Pant (37 Sixes), IPL 2018
In IPL 2018, young wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant’s bat was well known.
Pant had played many big innings that season and had scored five half-centuries including a century.
Rishabh Pant scored 684 runs in 14 matches that season at an average of 52.61. During this time, his bat got the maximum 37 sixes that season.
Pant was second in terms of scoring the most runs that season.
# 3 Virat Kohli (38 sixes), IPL 2018
IPL 2016 was a tremendous success for Virat Kohli, the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Virat Kohli had scored the first four centuries of his IPL career that season.
Virat’s team reached the final, where they suffered a defeat at the hands of Sunrisers Hyderabad, but Kohli was far ahead of the other batsmen that season as a batsman.
Virat had scored 973 runs in 16 matches that season, during which he got the maximum 38 sixes with his bat.
# 2 Andre Russell (52 Sixes), IPL 2019
David Warner may have scored the highest number of runs in IPL 2019, but that season, the batting of Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Andre Russell was seen.
Andre Russell, batting brilliantly that season, made big shots in front of different bowlers in the tournament and won his team many matches on his own.
Russell had hit 52 sixes in 13 innings that season and during this time he had 4 half-century innings with his bat.
# 1 Chris Gayle (59 sixes), IPL 2012
Chris Gayle, one of the legendary batsmen of T20 cricket, has made a different place in the IPL with his batting.
Chris Gayle is the name of the record for most sixes in the IPL.
This batsman also holds the record for hitting the most sixes in a season of the tournament.
Gayle has done the maximum sixes in four seasons in different seasons of IPL.
He hit 59 sixes in 2012, 51 sixes in 2013, 44 sixes in 2011 and 38 sixes in 2015.