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Andre Russell breaks Chris Gayle’s record in IPL

CricketAndre Russell breaks Chris Gayle's record in IPL

Srinagar: The West Indies T20 star, Andre Russell shined with both bat and ball for KKR vs Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL on Saturday.

During the match, Russell completed 200 Indian Premier League sixes.

The all-rounder scored a quickfire 25-ball 64, laced with seven sixes to help the team post 208 in its 20 overs.

He created history in IPL while reaching to 200 sixes as he became the fastest to hit in terms of balls faced.

The 35-year-old reached 200 sixes in 1322 balls, claiming the record with a big margin as his compatriot reached to the mark in 1811 balls. The third on the list is Kieron Pollard who reached in 2055 balls.

Meanwhile, he also became the ninth batter to reach 200-six mark in IPL’s history. The list is headed by Chris Gayle, who is the only batter to cross 350 sixes.

Most Sixes in IPL
357 – Chris Gayle

257 – Rohit Sharma

251 – AB de Villiers

239 – MS Dhoni

235 – Virat Kohli

228 – David Warner

223 – Kieron Pollard

203 – Suresh Raina

202 – Andre Russell

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