IPL 2021-RR vs PBKS: Chris Gayle has completed 350 sixes in IPL. He is the first cricketer to achieve this position. Playing for Punjab Kings, the left-handed batsman achieved this feat against Rajasthan Royals on Monday.
He is the highest sixes batsman in the IPL. Before this match, he needed a six to achieve the figure of 350. Gayle is the only batsman to score 1000 sixes in T20 cricket.
Gayle made the record by hitting Somvara for six off Ben Stokes at the Wankhede Stadium ground in Mumbai.
Gayle has scored more than 4800 runs in IPL. Gayle is the second highest number of foreign players in the IPL after David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad. Warner has scored 5254 runs.
41-year-old Gayle scored 40 off 28 balls, caught by Ben Stokes off Ryan Pollen. In his innings, he hit four fours and two sixes.
The batsmen who hit the most sixes in IPL
Chris Gayle – 351 *
AB de Villiers – 237
Mahendra Singh Dhoni – 216
Rohit Sharma – 214
Virat Kohli – 201
Talking about the match, Rajasthan captain Sanju Samson won the toss and decided to bowl first.
KL Rahul (wicketkeeper / captain), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Puran, Deepak Hooda, Shah Rukh Khan, J.K. Richardson, Murgen Ashwin, Rylee Meredith, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh
Manan Vohra, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson (captain), Jose Butler (wicketkeeper), Ryan Parag, Shivam Dubey, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Maurice, Shreyas Gopal, Chetan Sakaria, Mustafirjur Rahman