Big Hitter Chris Gayle Becomes 1st Man to Hit 500 Sixes in T20

The next player with most number of sixes in T20 is his own countryman, Kieron Pollard with 348 sixes to his name.

Published: 30th April 2015 12:36 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th April 2015 12:36 AM   |  A+A-


The most destructive T20 player, Chris Gayle, had another world record to his name when he hit the 500th six in a T20 game. Royal Challenger's opener acheived this feat during their rain washed-out match against Rajasthan Royals at Chinnaswamy Stadium, Wednesday night.

It was his 201st T20 game. And the next player with most number of sixes in T20 is his own countryman, Kieron Pollard with 348.

The Jamaican already holds the record for most sixes in IPL history with over 200. On April 13, Gayle had hit his 200th six in IPL, against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the same ground.

However, after the record six, Gayle got out scoring a brief 10 runs off four deliveries. The match between RCB and RR was called off after the first innings due to rain. Bangalore next faces Kolkata Knight Riders on May 2.


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp