Most Sixes In IPL 2008

Most Sixes In IPL 2008: The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2008 season was the inaugural season of the IPL. It was held from April 18 to June 1, 2008, and featured eight teams representing different cities in India. We have seen many emerging players delivering good performances for their respective franchises.

In the very first match, we have seen Brendon McCullum hitting 13 sixes alone in a single inning. That was a memorable inning which no one will forget ever. McCullum scored 158 runs not out and the KKR team’s total was 222.

It was not only McCullum who smashed big hits out of the boundary but there were many others too. In this article, we will share the list of players who smashed the most sixes in IPL 2008:

Most Sixes In IPL 2008 By A Player

1Sanath JayasuriyaMI logo31141451442.8312
2Shaun MarshPBKS Logo26111161668.4415
3Yusuf PathanRR Logo25161543531.0704
4Virender SehwagDC logo21141440633.8303
5Shane WatsonRR Logo19151547247.2004
6Rohit Sharma DEC Logo19131240436.7204
7Yuvraj SinghPBKS Logo19151429923.0001
8Adam GilchristDEC Logo19141443633.5313
9Suresh RainaCSK Logo18161442138.2703
10David John HusseyKKR Logo17131331929.0002
11Mahendra Singh DhoniCSK Logo15161441441.4002
12Brendon McCullumKKR Logo154418862.6610
13Venugopal RaoDEC Logo15111028836.0002
14Sourav GangulyKKR Logo15131334929.0803
15Albie MorkelCSK Logo14131024134.4201
16Michael HusseyCSK Logo114316884.0010
17Rahul DravidRCB Logo11141437128.5302
18Ross TaylorRCB Logo104414937.2501
19Luke PomersbachPBKS Logo955152152.0001
20Abhishek NayarMI logo9141020625.7500
Most sixes in IPL 2008 season

Sanath Jayasuriya, the former Sri Lankan captain, was a destructive opener who could single-handedly change the course of a game with his aggressive batting. He played 14 matches in the IPL 2008 season, scoring 518 runs at an average of 39.84 and a strike rate of 157.24. He also hit a total of 31 sixes, the most by any player in that season.

Jayasuriya’s best innings of the IPL 2008 season came against the Chennai Super Kings in Mumbai. In that match, he scored 114 runs off just 48 balls, including 9 fours and 11 sixes. His 11 sixes in that innings were the most by any player in a single IPL inning that season.

Apart from Jayasuriya, there were other big hitters in the IPL 2008 season who hit a significant number of sixes. These included Adam Gilchrist from the Deccan Chargers, who hit 29 sixes in 16 matches, and Virender Sehwag from the Delhi Daredevils, who hit 21 sixes in 14 matches.

Sanath Jayasuriya leads the table of most sixes hitters in the IPL 2008 season with a total of 31 sixes. His aggressive batting style and ability to hit the ball out of the park made him a dangerous player in the tournament.

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Most Sixes In IPL 2008 (In An Innings)

1Brendon McCullumPBKS Logo15873216.441013RCB18 April 2008
2Sanath JayasuriyaMI logo11448237.50911CSK14 May 2008
3Adam GilchristPBKS Logo10947231.91910MI27 April 2008
4Michael HusseyCSK Logo11654214.8189PBKS19 April 2008
5Andrew SymondsDEC Logo11753220.75117RR24 April 2008
6Shaun MarshPBKS Logo11569166.67117RR28 May 2008
7Yuvraj SinghPBKS Logo4916306.2526RR28 May 2008
8Virender SehwagDC logo9441229.27106DEC22 April 2008
9Yusuf PathanRR Logo6128217.8646DEC24 April 2008
10Rahul DravidRCB Logo7536208.3366RR17 May 2008

The record for the most sixes in an inning in IPL 2008 is held by Brendon McCullum. McCullum, who played for the Kolkata Knight Riders, smashed an incredible 13 sixes in his innings of 158 not out against the Royal Challengers Bangalore.

McCullum’s innings were one of the most memorable in IPL history, as he took apart the RCB bowling attack and scored his runs at a strike rate of 226. His innings included 10 fours and 13 sixes, with many of the sixes landing in the stands or over the boundary rope.

McCullum’s performance helped the Kolkata Knight Riders to a massive total of 222 runs in their 20 overs, a total that was too much for the Royal Challengers Bangalore to chase down. McCullum’s innings was a display of pure power hitting, and it set the tone for the rest of the tournament.

So this is the list of players who smashed the most sixes in IPL 2008, we hope you enjoyed reading this… For more such Cricket updates, records and news, bookmark Cricable.

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