There are different ways to score runs for the team. However, the quickest way to accelerate the team’s scoreboard is to hit boundaries and maximums such that the team posts a competitive total on the board.
Ever since the inception of the Indian Premier League, the batters have been making a real case for themselves by scoring runs at a rate of knots. The batters literally enjoyed hitting a lot of boundaries inside powerplay overs.
Now, in this article, we will take a look at the eight players with the most boundaries in IPL history.
1. Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan comes first on the list in terms of hitting the most boundaries in the history of the IPL. The experienced southpaw who plays for Punjab Kings has hit as many as 837 boundaries to his name.
2. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is the leading run-scorer in the history of the IPL with 6624 runs including five centuries and 44 fifties. The former RCB captain comes second on the list in terms of hitting the most fours in IPL history with 796 fours to his name.
3. David Warner
David Warner has also enjoyed scoring boundaries for fun in the cash-rich IPL. The Delhi Capitals’ cricketer has smashed as many as 793 boundaries to his credit.
4. Chris Gayle
Popularly known as the “Universe Boss”, Chris Gayle has hit 761 fours in the history of the Indian Premier League.
5. Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma, the skipper of Mumbai Indians comes fifth on the list with 759 fours to his name. He has a great chance to overtake Gayle’s record in the upcoming season.
6. Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina is popularly known as “Mr IPL” for his contribution to the tournament. The former CSK player comes sixth on the list with 709 fours to his credit.
7. AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers was one of the backbones of RCB during the playing days of his career. The star cricketer scored 664 boundaries to his name.
8. Robin Uthappa
Robin Uthappa comes eighth on the list in terms of hitting the most fours in the IPL. He has struck as many as 663 fours to his name.
Kohli and Warner set to complete 800 boundaries in IPL.
837 – Shikhar Dhawan
796 – Virat Kohli
793 – David Warner
761 – Chris Gayle
759 – Rohit Sharma
709 – Suresh Raina
664 – AB de Villiers
663 – Robin Uthappa#IPL2023 | #ViratKohli | #DavidWarner
— Cricbaba (@thecricbaba) March 27, 2023