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IPL Longest Six

The record for longest six in the IPL was set by Albie Morkel while playing for Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural IPL edition and it still stands today. Albie's humongous strike of 125 m is the current IPL Longest six. Second in the table is the 124 m long monster by Praveen Kumar which he struck in 2011 for Kings XI Punjab(Now Punjab Kings).


Longest Six in IPL History


PositionYearPlayerTeamDistance (in meters)
12008Albie MorkelChennai Super Kings125
22011Praveen KumarKings XI Punjab124
32011Adam GilchristKings XI Punjab122
42010Robin UthappaRoyal Challengers Bangalore120
52013Chris GayleRoyal Challengers Bangalore119
62009Yuvraj SinghKings XI Punjab119
72008Ross TaylorRoyal Challengers Bangalore119
82017Gautum GambhirKolkata Knight Riders117
92016Ben CuttingSunrisers Hyderabad117
102022Liam LivingstonePunjab Kings117


Robin Uthappa's 120 m six stands fourth in the tally. Unsurprisingly India's treasured T20 specialist Yuvraj Singh's 119 m six which he hit in 2009 stands tall in fifth place.


Liam Livingstone is till now the longest six-hitter (117 mts) in IPL 2022 Edition.


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The IPL tournament is an exhibition of brilliant batting and skillful bowling. But undoubtedly the most exciting aspect of T20 cricket is the abundance of sixes which we get to see during the matches. IPL too has seen its fair share of dynamite hitting over the years and has recorded some of the longest sixes in the history of T20 cricket.


Biggest Six in IPL Year wise


YearPlayer NameTeamDistance (meters)
2021Ruturaj GaikwadChennai Super Kings108
2020Nicholas PooranKings XI Punjab106
2019MS DhoniChennai Super Kings111
2018AB de VilliersRoyal Challengers Bangalore111
2017Travis HeadRoyal Challengers Bangalore109
2016Ben CuttingSunrisers Hyderabad117
2015AB de VilliersRoyal Challengers Bangalore108
2014David MillerKings XI Punjab102
2013Chris GayleRoyal Challengers Bangalore112
2012MS DhoniChennai Super Kings112
2011Adam GilchristKings XI Punjab122
2010Robin UthappaRoyal Challengers Bangalore120
2009Yuvraj SinghKings XI Punjab119
2008Albie MorkelChennai Super Kings125


The season-wise biggest sixes in IPL are mentioned below in the decreasing order. MS Dhoni and AB de Villiers have both done justice to their reputation and struck IPL's longest sixes for two seasons each.


Travis Head, Ben Cutting, David Miller, Chris Gayle, Adam Gilchrist, Robin Uthappa, Yuvraj Singh, and Albie Morkel have each registered their names in IPL Longest sixes list once.


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