GT vs RR: Sanju Samson created history by hitting 6 sixes against Gujarat, became the first Indian batsman to do so

Sanju Samson In IPL: Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson has made a big record in the history of IPL. Sanju has become the first batsman to do so. In the match played against Gujarat Titans last Sunday (April 16), Sanju Samson helped his team win by playing a brilliant innings. He scored 60 runs in 32 balls while batting at a strike rate of 187.50. His innings included a total of 3 fours and 6 sixes. With these sixes, Sanju joined the list of batsmen who hit 6 or more sixes in an IPL innings for the most number of times. 

Sanju has so far hit 6 or more sixes in a total of 6 innings of IPL. Sanju has reached the level of his team Rajasthan Royals opening batsman Jos Buttler in this matter. Butler has also hit 6 or more sixes in 6 innings in IPL till now. In this list, West Indies batsman Chris Gayle is at number one. Gayle has hit 6 or more sixes in 22 IPL innings. 

Most players to hit 6 or more sixes in IPL

  • Chris Gayle – 22 times. 
  • AB de Villiers – 11 times. 
  • Andra Russell – 9 times. 
  • Shane Watson – 7 times. 
  • Joss Buttler – 6 times. 
  • Sanju Samson – 6 times. 

Rajasthan won the match

In the match played between Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals, Gujarat batting first scored 177 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs. For the team, David Miller played the biggest inning of 46 runs in 30 balls. Chasing the runs, the Rajasthan team achieved the target with 3 wickets and 4 balls remaining. Captain Sanju Samson played the biggest innings of 60 runs from the team. 

 

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