In the IPL match between RCB and Lucknow on Monday night, King Kohli was dismissed after scoring a total of 61 runs. But while at the crease, Kohli hit 4 fours and 4 sixes from his bat. Kohli created a new record with these sixes.
Apr 11, 2023 | 6:30 AM
IPL 2023: Lucknow Supergiant beat RCB by one wicket in the match held at Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. In this exciting match, Lucknow reached the victory with the last ball. But in this match, Kohli scored a total of 61 runs with 4 fours and 4 sixes.
Kohli has created a new record with this sensational performance. Kohli who hit 4 sixes in this match took his total to 227 sixes in IPL. With this, he got the 5th position in the list of top 5 IPL players who hit the most sixes. Kohli hit a huge six off the 3rd ball of the 2nd over by Avesh Khan for Lucknow.
But this record was previously held by Mumbai Indians player Kieran Pollard. Yes, Kieran Pollard who played IPL only for Mumbai Indians hit a total of 223 sixes in 171 innings. But now this record is broken by Virat Kohli with his 227 sixes.
After the recent record of sixes by Kohli.. Now let’s see the list of top 5 batsmen who have hit the most sixes in IPL..
1. Chris Gayle: The universe boss Chris Gayle who played 141 innings in IPL hit a total of 357 sixes. With this, he tops the list as the player who has hit the most number of sixes in the history of IPL.
2. AB de Villiers: Former RCB player ‘Mr 360’ hit a total of 251 sixes in 170 innings. He became the second IPL cricketer to hit the most sixes.
3. Rohit Sharma: Hit man Rohit Sharma is also in this list. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit, who played 224 IPL innings, hit a total of 241 sixes. So he is third in this list.
4. MS Dhoni: Chennai Super Kings captain Dhoni is fourth in the top 5 list with 232 sixes in 208 innings.
5. Virat Kohli: In the recent match against Lucknow Supergiants.. Kohli scored 61 runs in just 44 balls with 4 huge sixes and 4 fours. With these four sixes, he completed a total of 227 sixes and occupied the 5th position in the list of sixers. King Kohli took 218 innings for this.
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