Longest sixes in Indian Premier League: Liam Livingstone 117m-hit against Gujarat biggest of IPL 2022

There have been some big sixes in IPL 2022, with Liam Livingstone of Punjab Kings smashing a 117-metre six against Gujarat Titans on Tuesday.

Punjab Kings batter smashed Mohammed Shami for a 117-metre six, the longest of IPL 2022 so far, on Tuesday against Gujarat Titans.   -  SPORTZPICS

There have been some big sixes in IPL 2022, with Liam Livingstone of Punjab Kings smashing a 117-metre six against Gujarat Titans on Tuesday.

Chasing 144, Punjab was cruising with Shikhar Dhawan's fifty spearheading the chase. With 27 needed off 5 overs, Mohammad Shami, on for the 16th over during, bowled a length ball which was clobbered by Livingstone over deep square for a 117-metre long maximum.

During Mumbai Indians' match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on May 17, Tim David went after T Natarajan, hammering him for four sixes in an over. One of those maximums was 114-metre long.

Earlier in the tournament, Dewald Brevis of MI had smashed a 112-metre six. He struck a quickfire 49 against Punjab Kings at MCA Stadium in Pune, which featured five monstrous maximums.

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The U-19 World Cup sensation caught Rahul Chahar off guard and smashed him for four consecutive sixes, two of which were over 100m. The 18-year-old's 112m six made him the only player from Mumbai Indians to break into the top 10 list of IPL's all-time longest sixes.

Here is the list of the longest sixes of IPL 2022.

RANKPLAYERTEAMAGAINSTDISTANCE (m)
1Liam LivingstonePBKSGT117
2Tim DavidMISRH114
3Dewald BrevisMIPBKS112
4Liam LivingstonePBKSCSK108
5Nicholas PooranSRHDC108

Longest sixes in IPL (All-time list)

RANKPLAYERTEAMAGAINSTDISTANCE (m)YEAR
1.Chris GayleRCBPWI1192013
2.Ben CuttingSRHRCB1172016
2.Liam LivingstonePBKSGT1172022
3.Dewald BrevisMIPBKS1122022
3.Chris GayleRCBPWI1122013
3.MS DhoniCSKMI1122012
4.AB de VilliersRCBSRH1112016
4.MS DhoniCSKRCB1112019
4.AB de VilliersRCBCSK1112018
4.Chris GayleRCBPWI1112012
5.David MillerKXIPRCB1102016


Source: iplt20.com (Note: Stats before 2012 weren't available)

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