Sixes are now synonymous with T20 cricket. Thus, one of the major reasons why people are inclined towards the Indian T20 league is due to the big sixes which are hit in these games. In the fourteen editions which have been played, there have been 8899 sixes hit. Today, we shall be taking a look at the top five teams with the most number of sixes in the history of the Indian T20 league.
Mumbai are the most successful franchise for a reason. As it’s the big shots that help a team win you games, the team which has won the most number of games in this league have also hit the most number of sixes. The five-time champions have hit 1318 sixes in 217 matches. With big hitters like Rohit Sharma and Kieron Pollard in their side, watching them on the top of this list shouldn’t come as a surprise.
When it comes to the explosive batters, Bangalore has never been short of them. There have been so many matches where the Universe Boss, Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers have deposited the ball outside the stadium. The Bangalore-based franchise has hit 1282 sixes in 217 innings. Besides, Gayle, who played for this franchise for seven seasons, has hit the most number of sixes in the history of the league.
Despite not winning a single title, Punjab are third on the list of the teams that have hit the most number of sixes in this league. They have hit 1187 sixes in 206 games. It is to be noted that the franchise has made it to the knockout stages on just two occasions.