Bairstow, Shashank & Prabhsimran break record for most sixes in an IPL innings, match witnesses 42 in all

The Eden Gardens in Kolkata played host to a night of records as the Punjab Kings (PBKS) scripted history by chasing down a mammoth 262-run target set by the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).

Cricket fans witnessed a spectacle for the ages at the Eden Gardens as sixes rained down throughout the night. A record-breaking 42 maximums were launched in the clash between the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Punjab Kings (PBKS). This is now the most any men’s T20 match has ever witnessed till date!

This boundary-clearing frenzy served as the backdrop for another historic feat – PBKS chasing down a mammoth 262-run target set by KKR, making it the highest successful run chase in T20 history. The victory not only saw PBKS rewrite the record for the highest T20 chase, but their 24 sixes also stand as the most ever hit by a team in a single IPL innings.

List of Most sixes in T20 matches

Teams Sixes Year
KKR vs PBKS 42 2024
SRH vs MI 38 2024
RCB vs SRH 38 2024
Balkh Legends v Kabul Zwanan 37 2018/19
SKNP vs JT 37 2019

Editors pick

KKR vs PBKS Highlights: Punjab Kings record highest successful run chase in T20 history ft. Bairstow

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