Apr 19, 2023


​2023: RCB vs CSK: 33 sixes

The Southern-Derby was nothing short of an epic encounter this time. Fans witnessed yet another high-scoring thriller at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium where it was raining sixes. A total of 33 sixes were hit in this match, which tied the previous record also set by these two teams. A mind boggling 444 runs were scored in this game.

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​2020: RR vs CSK: 33 sixes

This too was a run-fest between RR and CSK, played in Sharjah. The two teams smashed a combined 416 runs in the match. This match also saw 33 sixes being hit.

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​2018: RCB vs CSK: 33 sixes

The first instance of 33 sixes being hit in one IPL game. RCB posted 205/8 and then CSK’s batting crumbled. But MS Dhoni walked in and notched up a partnership with Rayudu who was batting well. Dhoni later took control and eventually hit the winning six for CSK who won the game by 5 wickets. The match saw of 33 sixes being smashed.

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​2017: DD vs GL: 31 sixes

This was one of the most jaw-dropping matches in the IPL. Fans were treated to an absolute carnage at the Arun Jaitley Stadium by Rishabh Pant who was all over the now defunct GL bowlers. It was a high-scoring thriller with as many as 422 runs being scored and the game also had 31 sixes.

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​2018: KKR vs CSK: 31 sixes

In yet another run-fest, the Chepauk witnessed the wrath of ‘Muscle-Russell’ in the 2018 edition. Batting first, the Jamaican smashed 11 sixes and took KKR’s total to 202/6. CSK went on to chase down the target and won a thriller in the 20th over. In this game 31 sixes were hit.

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​2018: KKR vs KXIP: 31 sixes

The Holkar Stadium in Indore saw as many as 459 runs being scored in this Knight Riders vs Kings XI (now PBKS) clash. This match too had 31 sixes.

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​2010: CSK vs KXIP: 30 sixes

CSK and KXIP met each other at the Chepauk Stadium in Chennai in 2010 and it turned into a six hitting fest. The game witnessed one of the most blazing innings played by local boy Murali Vijay who scored 127 runs. The game saw 469 runs being smashed, including 30 sixes.

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​2021: MI vs CSK: 30 sixes

This game witnessed a Pollard storm. The West Indian all-rounder won the match for MI almost single-handedly thanks to a rampaging 87* off 34 balls. This match too had 30 sixes.

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​2019: MI vs KKR: 29 sixes

This was another run-fest between KKR and MI in 2019 at the Eden Gardens. As many as 430 runs were scored in the game which also saw 29 sixes being smashed.

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​2020: RR vs KXIP: 29 sixes

This game showed the world what Rahul Tewatia is capable of with the bat. At the Sharjah stadium he smashed 5-sixes off a Sheldon Cottrel over and paved the way for RR to win a thriller in 2020. The game had 29 sixes listed on its scorecard.

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