Top 10 longest sixes in the IPL 2024 ft. MS Dhoni

May 19, 2024

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The ongoing 2024 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has witnessed an unprecedented surge in six-hitting, reshaping the dynamics of the game. Batters have elevated the art of power-hitting to new heights, transforming matches into breathtaking displays of brute force and precision.

Monstrous sixes: Defying gravity

In this season’s IPL, the spectacle of power-hitting has reached dizzying heights, with batters sending the ball soaring to astonishing distances. Each six seems more monstrous than the last, with shots from veterans like MS Dhoni and Dinesh Karthik defying the laws of gravity as they clear stadium roofs and disappear into the distant horizons. These record-breaking displays of sheer strength and timing have captivated audiences worldwide, reaffirming cricket’s status as a thrilling spectacle of skill and athleticism.

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IPL 2024: Listing the Top 10 longest sixes:

1. MS Dhoni (Chennai Super Kings) – 110m

Team: Chennai Super Kings
Distance: 110m
Opponent: Royal Challengers Bengaluru
Venue: Bengaluru

In a crucial moment of the match, Dhoni faced Yash Dayal‘s delivery, a full toss on the middle and leg stump, in the 20th over. Despite not timing it perfectly, Dhoni unleashed his brute force and pulled the ball over fine leg, sending it sailing out of the ground for a colossal six, measuring a staggering 110 meters.

2. Dinesh Karthik (Royal Challengers Bengaluru) – 108m

Team: Royal Challengers
Distance: 108m
Opponent: Sunrisers Hyderabad
Venue: Bengaluru

Amidst the electrifying atmosphere of the Chinnaswamy Stadium, Karthik encountered T Natarajan‘s full delivery in the 16th over. With impeccable timing and precision, Karthik unleashed a ferocious swing of the bat, launching the ball straight onto the rooftop of the stadium, marking an astonishing six that traveled an awe-inspiring distance of 108 meters.

3. Heinrich Klaasen (Sunrisers Hyderabad) – 106m

Team: Sunrisers Hyderabad
Distance: 106m
Opponent: Royal Challengers
Venue: Bengaluru

Faced with Lockie Ferguson‘s delivery, Klaasen showcased his batting prowess in the 17th over. With perfect execution and unwavering determination, Klaasen lofted the length ball with elegance and power, propelling it over the boundary rope and beyond, covering an impressive distance of 106 meters.

4. Venkatesh Iyer (Kolkata Knight Riders) – 106m

Team: Kolkata Knight Riders
Distance: 106m
Opponent: Royal Challengers
Venue: Bengaluru

With Mayank Dagar bowling from around the wicket, Iyer displayed his raw power in the 10th over. Demonstrating exceptional footwork and timing, Iyer charged down the wicket and unleashed a thunderous strike, sending the ball soaring high into the Bangalore sky, ultimately landing on the roof of the Chinnaswamy Stadium, marking a prodigious six that spanned 106 meters.

5. Nicholas Pooran (Lucknow Super Giants) – 106m

Team: Lucknow Super Giants
Distance: 106m
Opponent: Royal Challengers
Venue: Bengaluru

Against the bowling of Reece Topley in the 19th over, Pooran exhibited his batting prowess with a display of aggressive strokeplay. With impeccable timing and brute force, Pooran dispatched the ball over deep mid-wicket, launching it out of the stadium with authority, covering an impressive distance of 106 meters.

6. Shimron Hetmyer (Rajasthan Royals) – 106m

Team: Rajasthan Royals
Distance: 106m
Opponent: Sunrisers Hyderabad
Venue: Hyderabad

In the 18th over, facing T Natarajan’s delivery, Hetmyer unleashed a stunning display of power-hitting prowess. With swift footwork and impeccable timing, Hetmyer lofted the slower ball with sheer elegance, propelling it over long-on, where it sailed effortlessly out of the ground, covering a remarkable distance of 106 meters.

7. Ishan Kishan (Mumbai Indians) – 103m

Team: Mumbai Indians
Distance: 103m
Opponent: Sunrisers Hyderabad
Venue: Hyderabad

Against Shahbaz Ahmed‘s delivery in the 4th over, Kishan exhibited his aggressive intent with a powerful stroke. With a decisive step forward and a mighty swing of the bat, Kishan dispatched the ball over deep midwicket, where it soared high and handsome, clearing the boundary with authority, covering a substantial distance of 103 meters.

8. Andre Russell (Kolkata Knight Riders) – 102m

Team: Kolkata Knight Riders
Distance: 102m
Opponent: Sunrisers Hyderabad
Venue: Kolkata

Faced with Mayank Markande‘s delivery in the 16th over, Russell unleashed a relentless onslaught on the leg-spinner. With sheer power and brute force, Russell executed three consecutive sixes on the leg-side, with the biggest of them measured at an imposing distance of 102 meters, showcasing his dominance with the bat.

9. MS Dhoni (Chennai Super Kings) – 101m

Team: Chennai Super Kings
Distance: 101m
Opponent: Lucknow Super Giants
Venue: Lucknow

In the decisive final over, Dhoni showcased his batting prowess against Yash Thakur’s bowling. With unwavering determination and a swift swing of the bat, Dhoni launched the ball towards long-on, where it traveled a remarkable distance of 101 meters, sailing effortlessly out of the park with authority.

10. Tristan Stubbs (Delhi Capitals) – 101m

Team: Delhi Capitals
Distance: 101m
Opponent: Mumbai Indians
Venue: Mumbai

In a pivotal moment of the match, Stubbs faced Naveen-ul-Haq‘s delivery in the 19th over. With exquisite timing and raw power, Stubbs connected with the ball, sending it soaring over long on with authority, covering a towering distance of 101 meters, leaving the crowd in awe of his power-hitting prowess.

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