The Indian Premier League was kick-started in the year 2008 and since then, the competition has completed as many as fifteenth seasons. The cricket fraternity has seen batters dominating the tournament with ease.
No matter who the bowler is, the batters still found a way to launch maximums. The pressure is always there on the bowler when he gets belted for sixes by batters. It is important to bowl at the right line and length to keep the batters in check.
However, some batters have perfected the habit of hitting sixes like a hot knife through butter. In this article, let’s take a glimpse at four batters who smacked at least one six in more than 100 games in the Indian Premier League.
1. MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni is popularly known as the finisher because of his potential to help the team ace the run-chase. The Chennai Super Kings’ captain is on top of the list. He has hammered a six out of the ground in 116 games of his cricketing career.
2. Rohit Sharma
Popularly known as “Hitman”, Rohit Sharma comes second on the list in terms of hitting at least one six in more than 100 games in the IPL. Rohit Sharma, who is one of the most experienced batters in the world has smacked a six in 111 games of his IPL career.
3. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is currently the leading run-scorer in the history of the Indian Premier League. The former Royal Challengers Bangalore captain scored 6624 runs including 44 fifties and 5 tons. He hammered a six in 106 games of his stellar IPL career.
4. Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina was formerly known as “Mr IPL” because of his incredible ability to dominate the game with his fearless brand of cricket. Raina who has represented Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Lions has hit a maximum in 102 games of his elite IPL career.