Most Incredible Highest Sixes In IPL 2024, Full List, IPL New Rules, Format

Most Incredible Highest Sixes :- Over the years, the Indian Premier League (IPL) has witnessed some of the most awe-inspiring and jaw-dropping sixes hit by batsmen from across the globe. With the boundaries being shorter, the batsmen have an added advantage to clear the ropes with ease. While the IPL has seen numerous batsmen who have hit plenty of sixes, let’s take a look at some of the players who have hit the most sixes in IPL history.

Most Incredible Highest Sixes In IPL 2024

The Indian Premier League 16th edition will follow its regular “Home and Away” format, featuring 10 teams. The first match of the IPL 2024 Schedule is scheduled between Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans on March 31. The teams completed their squad for the season during the IPL 2024 Auction, where Punjab Kings signed England all-rounder Sam Curran for a whopping INR 18.50 crore, making him the most expensive player in the auction.

Additionally, Mumbai Indians surpassed their previous record by acquiring Cameron Green for INR 17.50 crore, making him the second most expensive player in IPL auction history. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) hosted the IPL 2024 Auction.

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Most Incredible Highest Sixes Overview IPL 2024

IPL 2024 Schedule March 2024 to May 2024
IPL 2024 Start Date March 2024
Host Indian Premier League
Host Country India
Administrator Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
Format T20 (20 Over Cricket League Match)
Opening Match March 2024
Final Match May 2024
Participants Team 10
Total Match 74
Category IPL 2024
Official URL
Credit Wikipedia and Official Site

Also Check: IPL 2024 MI Next Match with Date

List of Highest Incredible Sixes

POS Player Matches Runs   HS     Avg     SR         4s      6s    
1 Jos Buttler 17 863 116 57.53 149.05 83 45
2 Liam Livingstone 14 437 70 36.42 182.08 29 34
3 Andre Russell 14 335 70* 37.22 174.47 18 32
4 K L Rahul 15 616 103* 51.33 135.38 45 30
5 Sanju Samson 17 458 55 28.63 146.79 43 26
6 Quinton De Kock 15 508 140* 36.29 148.97 47 23
7 David Miller 16 481 94* 68.71 142.72 32 23
8 Dinesh Karthik 16 330 66* 55 183.33 27 22
9 Rovman Powell 14 250 67* 25 149.7 10 22
10 Nitish Rana 14 361 57 27.77 143.82 29 22
11 Shimron Hetmyer 15 314 59* 44.86 153.92 21 21
12 Nicholas Pooran 14 306 64* 38.25 144.33 16 21
13 Rahul Tripathi 14 413 76 37.55 158.23 40 20
14 Aiden Markram 14 381 68* 47.63 139.05 25 19
15 Rajat Patidar 8 333 112* 55.5 152.75 27 18
16 Deepak Hooda 15 451 59 32.21 136.66 36 18
17 Tim David 8 186 46 37.2 216.27 12 16
18 Shivam Dube 11 289 95* 28.9 156.21 22 16
19 Rishabh Pant 14 340 44 30.91 151.78 35 16
20 Suryakumar Yadav 8 303 68* 43.29 145.67 23 16

Format Of Tata IPL 2024

The IPL 2024 edition will keep the same format as the previous year, but there will be changes in the venues. The format includes dividing the ten teams into two groups of five through a random draw. Each team will play 14 games in the group stage, facing the other four teams in their group twice (one home and one away game), four teams in the other group once, and the remaining team twice. The team that wins a match will receive 2 points, while the losing team will not receive any points. In case of a draw or no result, both teams will be awarded 1 point. After the group stage, a four-game playoff stage will follow the Page playoff system.

The playoffs will include Qualifier 1, between the teams ranked first and second in the group stage, Eliminator, between the teams ranked third and fourth in the group stage, Qualifier 2, between the loser of Qualifier 1 and the winner of the Eliminator, and Final, between the winners of Qualifiers 1 and 2.

 New Rules List Of  TATA IPL 2024

Aspect Details
Teams Ten teams divided into two groups of five
Draw Random draw used to determine groups and fixtures
Group Stage Each team plays 14 games: 2 against each team in their group (one home, one away), 1 against 4 teams in other group, and 2 against remaining team
Points System Winning team awarded 2 points; losing team receives 0 points; in case of a draw or no result, both teams receive 1 point
Playoff Stage Four-game playoff stage following Page playoff system
Qualifier 1 Between teams ranked first and second in group stage
Eliminator Between teams ranked third and fourth in group stage
Qualifier 2 Between loser of Qualifier 1 and winner of Eliminator
Final Between winners of Qualifiers 1 and 2

What is Impact Player Rule Of IPL 2024?

  • The Impact Player rule in the IPL has the following conditions:
  • Only an Indian player can be nominated as the Impact Player unless there are less than 4 overseas players in the Playing XI.
  • If an overseas player is used as an Impact Player, only one of the four substitutes named in the team sheet can be used, and a 5th overseas player cannot take the field under any circumstances.
  • The captain nominates the Impact Player, who can be introduced before the start of the innings, after the completion of the over, after the fall of a wicket, or after the batter retires anytime during the over.
  • Only one Impact Player can be used per match, and it is not compulsory.
  • If a player is replaced by an Impact Player, he cannot take part in the remainder of the match and is not allowed to return as a substitute fielder.
  • An Impact Player cannot act as a captain.
  • If a player gets injured while fielding mid-over, he can no longer take part in the match if the team introduces an Impact Player to replace him.
  • If the Impact Player gets injured during the match, a substitute fielder is allowed only if the umpires are satisfied, but he cannot bowl or act as captain.
  • Penalty time for the batting and fielding teams will apply to the player off the field for the substitute as per the playing conditions.


In conclusion, the IPL has seen many players hit a high number of sixes over the years. The record for the highest number of sixes in a single IPL season is held by Chris Gayle, who hit 59 sixes in IPL 2012. However, the record for the most sixes in the history of the IPL is held by Gayle’s fellow West Indian, Kieron Pollard, with a total of 216 sixes in 164 matches. Other notable players with high numbers of sixes in the IPL include AB de Villiers, MS Dhoni, and Rohit Sharma. The ability to hit big sixes is a crucial skill in the T20 format, and these players have demonstrated their mastery of this art in the IPL.


Who has hit the most sixes in IPL history?

Kieron Pollard, a West Indian all-rounder, has hit the most sixes in IPL history with 216 sixes in 164 matches.

Who holds the record for the most sixes in a single IPL season?

Chris Gayle holds the record for the most sixes in a single IPL season with 59 sixes in IPL 2012.

What is the importance of hitting sixes in IPL?

The T20 format of cricket, which is used in IPL, demands quick scoring, and hitting sixes is one of the easiest ways to score big runs in a short period of time. Hence, hitting big sixes is an important skill in the IPL, and players who are good at hitting sixes are highly valued in the tournament.

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