Most Sixes Against KKR
Sixes accounts for the most important part in the shorter formats of the games. All batsmen hit the ball to score runs but some build their games around hitting big and hard. Players like Robin Uthappa belongs to that category, while Jacques Kallis looks to find a balance between aggression and defence.
However, there are players who have figured out their favourite team to wherein they hit the sixes at utmost ease. Below is the list of 5 players with Highest number of Sixes against KKR in IPL:
Players with Most Sixes Against KKR
1) Chris Gayle- 49 Sixes
Most Sixes Against KKR: Chris is one of those players who has always terrorized bowlers with his batting abilities. Having lit up the 2007 World T20 with a stunning century in his first match, the cricketing world was sure of him minting money in the IPL. Chris Gayle who is also called the ‘Universe Boss’, has his own favourites too. While he tops the charts for the maximum sixes, his favourite team to hit against is KKR. He has a total of 49 maximums in 17 matches played.
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2) David Warner- 37 sixes
Highest number of Sixes against KKR: A legend himself, David Warner needs no introduction. David Warner has been the most successful overseas batsman in the history of the IPL. He has scored over 4000 runs over the years in the IPL, with 35 half-centuries and 3 hundred at a strike-rate in the low 140s and an impressive average of 40.55. Warner has been a key player at the top of the order for the franchises he has represented ever. However, he finds KKR to be the easiest when it comes to hitting major sixes as his total comprises of 37 sixes.
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3) Suresh Raina- 28 sixes
Most Sixes Against KKR: The third player to top the list IPL’s most loved player- Suresh Raina. He has always been the backbone of Chennai Super Kings‘ success. His left-hand style of play at No. 3 gave CSK the luxury to attack at will with a lot of firepowers left down the order. The fact that he is currently the highest run-getter in the history of IPL (4985 runs before the start of IPL 12) says a lot.while his total runs comprise a numerous number of sixes as well. With KKR being his team of choice. He has 28 sixes in just 22 games played against KKR.
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4) Rohit Sharma- 28 sixes
Highest number of Sixes against KKR: IPL or rather Mumbai Indians have always been blessed to have a player like Rohit Sharma. A player of class consistency, Rohit Sharma has surely made a lasting mark in the cricketing world. His statistics with Mumbai Indians has always shown positive progression, His team of choice for power-hitting has been KKR, wherein he has registered a total of 28 maximums in 25 innings.
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5) Virat Kolhi- 22 sixes
Most Sixes Against KKR: A man of power, persistence and consistency, there would be hardly any player to dare to play against the current legendary player Virat Kohli. Kohli has been with Royal Challengers Bangalore ever since IPL’s inception. While his power-hitting team of choice yet again is KKR, as he has the most number of sixes against KKR. IN a total of 21 innings played, he has flown the ball out of the boundary 22 times.
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