Dhoni moves to second among most IPL sixes

Chennai Super Kings captain M.S. Dhoni hit his 187th six to move second in the list for most IPL sixes behind Chris Gayle and followed by AB de Villiers and Suresh Raina.

Dhoni launches Amit Mishra for a six in the penultimate over of the match against Delhi Capitals.   -  PTI

Chennai Super Kings skipper M.S. Dhoni moved to 187 IPL sixes, which is the second highest in the most sixes list behind King XI Punjab's Chris Gayle who has 296 maximums to his name.

In the penultimate over against Delhi Capitals on Tuesday, Dhoni hit Amit Mishra for a massive six over the sight screen as he overtook his CSK teammate Suresh Raina and Royal Challengers Banglore's AB de Villiers who are joint-third with 186 sixes.

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CSK needed eight runs in as many balls, when the former Indian captain cleared the ropes after switching to a heavier bat. Though it was not a typical Dhoni finish, he was present at the other end to see Dwayne Bravo finish off the match as CSK won by six wickets with two balls to spare.

Most number of sixes in IPL history

Chris Gayle - 296

M.S. Dhoni - 187

AB de Villiers/ Suresh Raina - 186

Rohit Sharma - 184

Virat Kohli - 178

David Warner - 163

Shane Watson - 163