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Punjab Kings XI batsman Chris Gayle has become the first batsman to hit 350 sixes in IPL. He made this record by hitting a six in the first over of Ben Stokes in the match played against Rajasthan Royals in the 14th season of IPL. Gayle scored 2 sixes and 4 fours in his 40-run innings. He hit the second six off Rahul Tevitiya. With this, he has 351 sixes in the IPL. Apart from him, no batsman has hit 250 sixes. After this list, AB de Villiers of Royal Challengers Bangalore comes after him, who has hit 237 sixes. Former India captain MS Dhoni is at number three with 216 sixes.
He also holds the record for scoring the most runs in an innings
Gayle holds the record for the most runs scored in an innings in the IPL. He scored an unbeaten 175 against the Pune Warriors in 2013. He was followed by Brandon McCallum’s unbeaten innings of 158 runs in an innings in the first season of IPL. AB de Villiers is at number three after playing an unbeaten 133 runs innings.
Gayle also holds the record for fastest century in IPL
Gayle also holds the record for making the fastest century in the IPL. He scored a 30-ball century in the 2013 match against Pune Warriors. In this match, he scored an unbeaten 175 runs. At the same time, Yusuf Pathan scored a century against Mumbai Indians in 37 balls in 2010, while David Miller completed his century in 38 balls in 2013.
Gayle scored the most centuries in the league
Samson and de Villiers have scored 3-3 centuries in the IPL so far. The record for the highest century in the league is by ‘Universal Boss’ Chris Gayle. He has scored a total of 6 centuries in 133 matches in the IPL. Virat Kohli is second in this case. He has scored 5 centuries in 193 matches. Samson also became the first IPL player to score a century in his first match as a captain.