Top 10 longest sixes hit by a player in IPL from (2008-2020)

IPL is a format of scoring more runs in fewer bowls to achieve that players try to hit boundaries but sometimes it gets hit at such a strength that it goes beyond our expectations.

Like that here’s the list of the longest sixes hit by a player in IPL. It will be ranked by the distance and not by the year (obviously…)

So, here is the list of the top 10 longest sixes hit by a player in IPL from (2008-2020)

Albie Morkel - Rank 1st to hit longest six in IPL (Fall in Sports)
Albie Morkel Rank 1 (125m), image source – thecricketlounge.com

Albie Morkel (born 10 June 1981), is a former South African cricketer. He is an all-rounder who is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and a strong left-handed batsman.

He also has a younger brother, Morné Morkel, who also played in international cricket for South Africa.

He played for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) from 2008-2013 in which he also shines as a bowler and as a batsman.

He has the record of hitting the longest six of all time against Deccan Chargers (DC) spin bowler Pragyan Ojha and it was 125 meters long in IPL (2008). Can you imagine it!!!

It might have gone out of the stadium. What do you think ?

Praveen Kumar KXIP rank 2nd to hit longest six in IPL (Fall in Sports)
Praveen Kumar Rank 2 (124m), image source – rediff.com

Praveen Kumar (born 2 October 1986) is a former Indian cricketer who is a right-hand medium-pace bowler.

He played for the Indian cricket team from 2007-2012 and he relied on his ability to swing the ball both ways as he likes.

He first played for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) from 2008-2010. Then he played for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) from 2011-2013 as one of the death overs bowlers.

You might be thinking that why am I writing about a bowler in this list. A long six can be hit by anyone you never know.

So, he made his name as 2nd rank in this list by hitting a six against Mumbai Indians (MI) Lasith Malinga which was 124 meters long. Can you believe it!!!

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Adam Gilchrist - Rank 3rd to hit longest six in IPL (Fall in Sports)
Adam Gilchrist Rank 3 (122m), image source – cricwaves.com

Adam Gilchrist (born 14 November 1971) is an Australian cricket commentator and a former international cricketer and captain of the Australia national cricket team.

He was a left-handed attacking batsman and a record-breaking wicket-keeper. He is the one who brings multiple victories for the Australian team through his aggressive batting.

He played for Deccan Chargers (DC) from 2008-2010 then he played for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) from 2011-2013 as their captain.

He made his name in this list at 3rd rank by hitting a six of 122 meters against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Amazing!!!

Robin Uthappa - Rank 4th to hit longest six in IPL (Fall in Sports)
Robin Uthappa Rank 4 (120m), image source – indiatvnews.com

Robin Uthappa (born 11 November 1985) is an Indian cricketer with one of the consistent gameplays and one of the strong starting batsmen for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).

He started his IPL through Mumbai Indians (MI) in 2008. Then from 2009-2010, he played for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).

Later in 2011-2013, he played for Pune Warriors India (PWI) where he starts building his game in IPL. Then the time comes from 2014-2019 he played for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and he made his name there.

He also won his Orange Cap in the year 2014 when he was playing for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).

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He also made his name in this list at 4th rank by hitting a six of 120 meters against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). Mind blown!!!

He also has his name at 10th rank in the list of the most sixes by a player in the IPL.

Chris Gayle - Rank 5th to hit longest six in IPL (Fall in Sports)
Chris Gayle Rank 5 (119m), image source – timesofindia.com

Chris Gayle (born 21 September 1979) is a Jamaican cricketer who played in all formats of international cricket for the West Indies. Gayle was the captain of West Indies in Test from 2007-2010.

He is considered one of the greatest batsmen ever in T20 cricket. That’s why he is on the top of the list of Maximum sixes in IPL.

He is one of the strongest batsmen that Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) ever had.

He has many records like he won Orange Cap, he has 1st rank in hitting maximum sixes in IPL, to have the highest runs by a solo player (175* in 66 balls).

He also has his name in this list as 5th rank by hitting a six of 119 meters long against Pune Warriors India (PWI) and it was of the same inning where he scores 175* runs in IPL (2013).

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Yuvraj Singh - Rank 6th to hit longest six in IPL (Fall in Sports)
Yuvraj Singh Rank 6 (119m), image source – cricket.yahoo.net

Yuvraj Singh (born 12 December 1981) is an Indian former international cricketer who played in all formats of cricket.

He is an all-rounder who is a left-handed batsman and plays mainly in the middle order and bowls a slow left-arm off-spinner.

He is one of the greatest players in the T20 format for India. He was not only known for his batting skills but also for his fielding skills.

He enters in IPL format and played for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) from 2008-2010 then from 2011-2013 he played for Pune Warriors India (PWI).

He has a great form in T20 matches and also in IPL 2008-2010 were great for him and because of this he gets his name in this list of power hitters.

He also makes his name in this list at 6th rank by hitting a six of 119 meters long against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Albie Morkel in IPL (2009). Isn’t it huge!!!

Ross Taylor - Rank 7th to hit longest six in IPL (Fall in Sports)
Ross Taylor Rank 7 (119m), image source – m.behindwoods.com

Ross Taylor (born 8 March 1984) is an international cricketer, former captain, and played in all formats for the New Zealand national team.

On 21 February 2020, Ross Taylor played in his 100th Test match for New Zealand, in the first Test against India.

—Ross Taylor also became the first cricketer to play in 100 matches in all three formats of international cricket. It’s a big achievement for any player. —

He started his IPL career in 2008 and from 2008-2010 he played for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) then in 2011 he played for Rajasthan Royals (RR).

He also made his name n the list at 7th rank by hitting a six of 119 meters long against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Jacob Oram in IPL (2008). And it’s a humongous hit!!!

Ben Cutting - Rank 8th to hit longest six in IPL (Fall in Sports)
Ben Cutting Rank 8 (117m), image source – deccanherald.com

Ben Cutting (born 30 January 1987) is an Australian cricketer who plays as an all-rounder. Ben Cutting plays in one-day internationals and T20 matches for the Australian cricket team.

He started his IPL career in 2014 and played for Rajasthan Royals (RR). Then from 2016-2017, he played for SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH), and later from 2018-2019, he played for Mumbai Indians (MI).

He also made his name in this list at 8th rank by hitting a six of 117 meters long against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Shane Watson in IPL (2016). It’s a Monsterous six!!!

Gautam Gambhir - Rank 9th to hit longest six in IPL (Fall in Sports)
Gautam Gambhir Rank 9 (117m), image source – sports.ndtv.com

Gautam Gambhir (born 14 October 1981) is now an Indian politician and a former cricketer, who played in all formats of cricket.

He was a left-handed opening batsman who played for the Indian cricket team and he also captained Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Delhi Daredevils (DD) in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

He debuts his IPL career in 2008 and he played for Delhi Daredevils (DD) from 2008-2010. Then from 2011-2017 he played and captained for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Later in 2018 he again played and captained for Delhi Daredevils (DD).

He also made his name in this list at 9th rank by hitting a six of 117 meters long against Rajasthan Royals (RR) fast-paced bowler Sreesanth. Another Monster Hitter!!!

MS Dhoni - Rank 10th to hit longest six in IPL (Fall in Sports)
MS Dhoni Rank 10 (112m), image source – insidesport.co

MS Dhoni (born 7 July 1981), is a former Indian international cricketer who was captain of the Indian national team in T20 format from 2007-2016.

Under his captaincy, India won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, the 2010 and 2016 Asia Cups, the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy.

In IPL he was captain of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and under his captaincy, they won the IPL trophy 3 times.

He is one of the best match enders and many fans await the moment when he enters to bat. The world-famous helicopter six to win the 2011 World Cup is in everyone’s mind.

He has his name at 3rd rank in the list of players with most sixes in IPL.

He also made his name in this list at 10th rank by hitting a six of 112 meters long against Mumbai Indians (MI) in IPL (2012). Best Finisher and Monster Hitter!!!

Here is a more simplified and tabular format of players who hits the longest six in IPL

RankPlayer NameTeamCountrySix Distance (in meters)
1.Albie MorkelChennai Super Kings (CSK)South Africa125
2.Praveen KumarKings XI Punjab (KXIP)India124
3.Adam GilchristKings XI Punjab (KXIP)Australia122
4.Robin UthappaRoyal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)India120
5.Chris GayleRoyal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)West Indies119
6.Yuvraj SinghKings XI Punjab (KXIP)India119
7.Ross TaylorRoyal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)New Zealand119
8.Ben CuttingSunRisers Hyderabad (SRH)Australia117
9.Gautam GambhirKolkata Knight Riders (KKR)India117
10.MS DhoniChennai Super Kings (CSK)India112

So that’s it for this list. If you want any other list regarding IPL, ODI or any other games then comment down below and I see you next time till then…..

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4 thoughts on “Top 10 longest sixes hit by a player in IPL from (2008-2020)”

  1. Great, My favorite player in IPL is Chris gayle! You better explained about top 10 longest six in ipl history Better if you provide the best batsman list in Indian cricket, Well, it’s nice information. Really Inspiring thanks and keep growing…

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