IPL the only tournament in which the number of sixes are sometimes more than the highest runs scored by a player in the season. However, spectators got used to this since the number of sixes in matches are increasing. The sixes are enjoyed by players if they travel high in the air. Best players from all over the world feature in this competition and they showcase their skills with some innovative shots scattering all over the parks for maximum. IPL is all about scoring big and quick, and the best possible way for a batsmen to score fast is hit a six. And since this has become a habit and a routine affair now.
Here Are Top 7 Longest Sixes In Indian Premier League.
1. Albie Morkel – 125 Meter
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South African all rounder Albie Morkel holding the record of longest six in the history of IPL. He hits 125 Meter Six. This blow from Albie Morkel, way back in 2008, continues to top the charts in terms of the longest six.
2. Praveen Kumar – 124 Meter
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Praveen Kumar is at the second spot for a six which travelled 124m against the bowling of Yusuf Pathan in IPL 2008 it was one of the biggest six in IPL history.
3. Adam Gilchrist – 122 Meter
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Australian veteran Adam Gilchrist is one of the greatest hitters of ball Australia ever produced. His specialty in hitting the ball very stylishly always had its mark in modern cricket. His hit 122 meter sixe was against Charles Langevedtl.
4. Robin Uthappa – 120 Meter
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Robin Uthappa hit a huge six against Mumbai Indians in IPL 2010 at the Wankhede stadium. This was measured to be 120m. The bowler was Dwayne Bravo who was one of the best bowler.
5. Ross Taylor – 119 Meter
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This huge six from Ross Taylor was hit in the first edition of the IPL when he used to play for RCB. It was measured to be 119m. The bowler was his New Zealand teammate Jacob Oram.
6. Chris Gayle – 119 Meter
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Chris Gayle on of the best innings in IPL was against Pune Warriors India where he hit a sixes across the stadium. The way he destructed Pune bowlers came like a nightmare to them. In the very same innings his 119 meter sixer came up.
7. Gautam Gambhir – 117 Meter
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Gautam Gambhir, he is not a well known big hitter but he hits a 117 Meter six against pace bowler Sreesanth and that shot help him to enter this list.
Indian Premiere League has so many outstanding performance which are never seen in any other leagues even in International T20 Cricket. In this session we talk about the largest or the biggest six IPL ever. Tremor will come in IPL when big sixes are available to see Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni etc. satisfies the fans come to watch IPL.