IPL has seen players reaching different milestones, breaking and making records. But this has happened for the first time in the league that as much as 1000 maximums have been smashed.
In the match between SRH and PBKS before the qualifiers, Liam Livingstone hammered the historic six leading to the massive total. He is also the player who has hit the longest six of 117m in this edition.
This is the highest number of sixes hit so far in any IPL edition.
Following are the most number of sixes hit in an IPL season:
2018 - 872 sixes from 60 matches
2019 - 784 sixes from 60 matches
2020 - 734 sixes from 60 matches
2012 - 732 sixes from 75 matches
2014 - 714 sixes from 60 matches
Among the 1000 sixes this year, Rajasthan Royals have hit the most number of maximums i.e 116. They are followed by Kolkata Knight Riders with 113 sixes and Punjab Kings are at the third position with 109 sixes. The teams who contributed the least number of sixes are Gujarat Titans with 69 sixes and Royal Challengers Bangalore with 86 maximums.