IPL 2021: Top 5 bowlers who have conceded most sixes in the history of IPL – The shortest format of cricket, T20 is one of the most loved formats by fans across the globe. There are n-number of reasons that make fans fell in love with the game. The speed in the game, the number of runs scored, the acrobatic fielding and the gigantic sixes, are few reasons why fans love T20 cricket. We often talk a lot about the batsman who has hit most sixes. Like in IPL everyone knows that Chris Gayle has hit most maximums but do you know who is the bowler who has conceded the most number of sixes in IPL’s history.
Right from Piyush Chawla and Amit Mishra to Ravindra Jadeja and Yuzvendra Chahal all the veterans and young spinners are on the list for bowlers who have conceded most sixes in the history of IPL. So, we at InsideSport will take you through the list in the article.
Interestingly all the five bowlers are Indian spinners.
Piyush Chawla: 181 Sixes
Mumbai Indians spinner Piyush Chawla has been one of the most successful bowlers in the history of the IPL. He is number three in the list of highest wicket-takers in IPL, scalping 156 wickets in the 164 matches he has played. However, with a long career like his comes another side. Piyush has conceded 181 sixes in his long career of 13 seasons. Mumbai Indians welcomed the right-arm veteran spinner after buying him in the 2021 auction for INR 2.4 cr. The leggy has bowled in 163 innings in IPL.
Amit Mishra: 175 Sixes
Leg-spinner Amit Mishra remains a vital cog in the Delhi Capitals’ machinery. The wily leg-spinner, who has the most hat-tricks in the tournament, has 166 IPL wickets against his name. Amit is playing since the inception of IPL in 2008, In 154 innings he has conceded 175 sixes. Nevertheless, his economy is still just 7.35.
Ravindra Jadeja: 156 Sixes
Ravindra Jadeja has been MS Dhoni’s go-to-man when he needed to break a partnership and the left-armer has delivered the goods on many occasions. His presence gives Dhoni the extra cushion of playing an additional batsman if needed. However, Jadeja has been hit for 156 sixes in 14 seasons of IPL. The south-paw has played for CSK, GL and RR in his IPL career.
Yuzvendra Chahal- 146 Sixes
Team India’s permanent wrist spinner in the limited-overs formats, Yuzvendra Chahal’s became the first Indian bowler to have picked up a five-wicket haul in T20Is. He became a part of the Mumbai Indians Squad in 2011 and was a part of it in the Champions League T20 as well, where he starred for them in the final. Chahal, who has been a part of RCB since 2014, has gone on to take 23 and 21 wickets in the 2015 and 2016 season of the league. He has 125 to his credit in IPL. Yet the spinner has been hit for 146 sixes in the cash-rich league.
Harbhajan Singh: 145 Sixes
Harbhajan Singh was a senior member of the Mumbai Indians for the first ten years and was a part of three title-winning sides. In 2011, he bagged a five-wicket haul in a win against the Chennai Super Kings. In 2018, Harbhajan moved to the Chennai Super Kings, where they clinched another title in a fairytale season. Now in IPL 2021, he represents Kolkata Knight Riders, his third team in the IPL. With an IPL career of 14 years, he has been hit for 145 sixes.