T20 format is known for high scores and hard-hitting and The Caribbean Premier League is no different from this. One of the topmost events to feature blistering hits right from 2013 till today. There’s no limit for entertainment here and with the likes of Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell it can’t get any better. CPL has always been known for boundaries and sixes. And below is the list of the top 10 batsmen to hit the most number of sixes in the Caribbean Premier League.
10. Colin Munro: 90 Sixes
(Trinbago Knight Riders)
The Kiwi batsman has only represented one franchise in his CPL career and has done wonderfully good and justifies his position for the team every season by season. Colin Munro has hit 90 ‘sixes’ at a strike rate of 134.81. He also has smashed 160 ‘fours’ which says how attacking his mindset is. Well, it does wonders for TKR.
9. Johnson Charles: 92 Sixes
(Antigua, Barbados Royals, Barbados Tridents, Jamaica Tallawahs, St Lucia Stars, St Lucia Zouks)
The Right-handed wicketkeeper cum batsman has hit 92 ‘sixes’. Johnson Charles also has over 200 ‘fours’, he is the only one to do so in CPL. He has represented 5 teams and the reason for this is his poor strike rate. Pretty amusing for someone like Charles but that’s what it is. he’s an impactful player when it matters the most and St. Lucia Zouks will look for that kind of an innings.
8. Nicholas Pooran: 102 Sixes
(Barbados Tridents, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel)
Another Wicketkeeper cum batsman in the list. Nicholas Pooran has played for few teams in CPL and has contributed to each with his bat. With over 100 ‘sixes’ and that too with a strike rate of 148.40. One doesn’t have to explain much why he is the important player for the team.
7. Andre Fletcher: 103 Sixes
(St Lucia Kings, St Lucia Stars, St Lucia Zouks)
Having played from the inaugural season, Andre Fletcher has smashed 103 ‘sixes’ and has done it in some fashion. The ‘Spiceman‘ has even hit 174 boundaries. The player of the match of last season’s final will yet again look for some hard-hitting in the ongoing season.
6. Andre Russell : 110 Sixes
This list would have been impossible without this man’s inclusion. Russell ‘the mussel‘ has hit 110 ‘sixes’ and has always been a vital player for Jamaican Tallawahs. Striking at 175, Russell always welcomes big knocks in limited deliveries and always takes helps from those massive hits. He is 6th on the list.
5. DM Bravo: 113 Sixes
( Trinbago Knight Riders)
DM Bravo has grown with time when it comes to batting. The Lara stance has done some good for him. The Knight riders batsman has 113 ‘sixes’ under his belt. When we talk about DM Bravo we always think about that 94 runs from 34 balls. He is one the dangerous batsman to bowl in CPL history.
4. Lendl Simmons : 127 Sixes
(Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, St Lucia, Knight Riders)
A consistent performer for Trinbago Knight Riders, Lendl Simmons has always given power-packed performances. An ability to read the game and to hop on the balls to hit them for maximum is something not everyone has. With 127 ‘sixes’ he is one of the most decorated players in t20 cricket. He previously represented three teams and has even scored 2482 runs in 8 seasons now.
3. Kieron Pollard: 134 Sixes
(Barbados Tridents, St Lucia Stars, Trinbago Knight Riders)
This man needs no introduction. Kieron Pollard, the name is enough. The legend of t20 cricket has hit 134 ‘sixes’ in the CPL. If this man gets to set it’s done for the opponent. With over 150 plus strike rate and 2089 runs, he is 3rd on the list.
2. Evin Lewis: 148 Sixes
(St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel)
A player who always stands tall for his team. Evin Lewis has played just 75 games in the Caribbean Premier League and has hit 148 ‘sixes’ already. He strikes around 150 and can change the game right from the start. His 97 not out remains one of the most popular knocks in CPL history.
1. Chris Gayle: 167 Sixes
(Jamaica Tallawahs, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots)
When we talk about t20 cricket, he has to be mentioned again and again. The universe boss leads the chart with 167 ‘sixes’ in 79 matches. The Southpaw has always been a vital player not just in CPL but in overall t20 cricket and he is not done yet.