Who has hit the longest six in IPL history? Check full list

Who has hit the longest six in IPL history? Check full list

From Albie Morkel to Yuvraj Singh, Check out batters with longest six in IPL history.

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) dasher Nicholas Pooran equalled KKR’s batter Venkatesh Iyer for hitting the longest six in IPL 2024. The left-handed duo has smashed a maximum measuring 106 meters. Co-incidentally, both maximums have come against the Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB). On that note, let us take a look at the list of batters who have hit the longest six in IPL history.

Longest sixes in IPL history

PosPlayerYearTeamOpponentSix distance (metres)
1.Albie Morkel2008CSKDC124
2.Praveen Kumar2008RCBRR124
3.Adam Gilchrist2011PBKSRCB122
4.Robin Uthappa2010RCBMI120
5.Chris Gayle2013RCBPWI119
6.Ross Taylor2008RCBCSK119
7.Yuvraj Singh2009PBKSCSK119
8.Ben Cutting2016SRHRCB117
9.Liam Livingstone2022PBKSGT117
10.Faf du Plessis2023RCBLSG115

As stated above, Albie Morkel has hit the longest maximum in IPL. He achieved the feat back in the inaugural edition of the IPL. Surprisingly, former Indian pacer Praveen Kumar is second on the list after hitting a six measuring 124 meters. Former Australian batter, Adam Gilchrist comes third with a six measuring 122. The fourth and fifth spot has been taken by Robin Uthappa (121 m) and Chris Gayle (119 m).

Veterans, Ross Taylor and Yuvraj Singh have also smashed a maximum measuring 119 meters. Ben Cutting (117 m), Liam Livingstone (117 m) and RCB skipper Faf du Plessis (115 m) complete our list of top 10 longest maximums in IPL history.


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