Piyush Chawla, who was bought for a hefty price of INR 2.4 cr by the Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2021 auction, holds a unique and forgettable Indian Premier League record.
Who owns the record for the most number of sixes conceded in IPL?
The experienced spinner, who has previously represented the Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings, owns the tally of the highest number of sixes, or maximums as they call it, in IPL history.
Piyush Chawla is also the third-highest wicket-taker (156), after Lasith Malinga and Amit Mishra in IPL history.
Who has hit the most number of sixes in IPL history?
The T20 legend Chris Gayle, who currently represents Punjab Kings, owns the tally of the highest numbers of sixes hit in the IPL at 349, Chawla has conceded 181 maximums! But the West Indies batting giant has scored 384 fours, a tally that is not even close to the actual highest tallest in IPL.
Who has hit the most number of fours in IPL history?
India’s celebrated opener and Delhi Capitals mainstay Shikhar Dhawan has hit as many as 591 fours in IPL history which is the highest tallest of fours.
Who owns the record for the most number of fours conceded in IPL?
Seasoned pacer Umesh Yadav, who is a Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) mainstay, has conceded 393 boundaries which is the most number of fours conceded by a bowler in IPL history.
The 14th edition of the IPL starts on April 9 (Friday) with RCB locking horns with defending champions and 5-times title winner Mumbai Indians, in Chennai.