IPL: 5 of the longest sixes in IPL history

Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman Chris Gayle in action during an IPL-2015 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kings XI Punjab at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on May 6, 2015. (Photo: IANS)

The shortest format of the game has brought the crowd to the game and the fascinating scenes that has attracted the hoi polloi are those longest sixes that have landed on the other planet. In this article we bring to you the 5 longest sixes in the IPL’s history.

5: Ross Taylor

The Kiwi middle order batsman has already achieved fame for his knack of dealing with the shorter deliveries. The swashbuckling right-handed batsman took charge on one such delivery when he smashed a 119m long six against Chennai Super Kings.

Ross Taylor
Ross Taylor hits a 119m long six.  Picture source: sports.ndtv.com

4. Robin Uthappa

Nicknamed as the walking assassin, Robin Uthappa smashed one of the longest sixes in IPL history when he lashed out a 120m six off a length delivery from CSK’s Dwayne Bravo.

Robin Uthappa
Robin hits a 120m long six while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Picture source: cricwindow.com


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