IPL 2022: 1000th six to set a new record as PBKS beat SRH by 5 wickets

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IPL 2022 breaks the 1000th sixes mark: In the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, something extraordinary was taking place, while another unprecedented accomplishment occurred. In the 70th league match of the IPL 2022, 1000 sixes were also completed. IPL 2022 breaks the 1000th sixes mark, This has never happened in the league’s history in the previous 15 years. This season featured ten teams, with the Rajasthan Royals, headed by Sanju Samson, hitting the most sixes with 116. The most amount of sixes in 2018 was 872 prior to this season.

When it comes to contests, the 2018 IPL had a total of 872 sixes struck in 60 games. During the 62nd match of the current season, the record for most sixes was broken. At the same time, there have never been more than 800 sixes until 2018 and the current season, 2022. This season’s playoffs have only four games remaining. This indicates that this total might easily exceed 1050 this season.

Punjab Kings defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 5 wickets in Match 70 of IPL 2022, with Liam Livingstone’s 22-ball 49 putting the 158-run chase to rest.

 

Most Sixes in a single IPL season

1001 in 2022 *
872 in 2018
784 in 2019
734 in 2020
731 in 2012

Sunrisers Hyderabad batted first and only managed 157 for 8 on a decent batting surface. But it was never going to be enough, as Liam Livingstone shredded a weak SRH attack, scoring 49 not out off 22 balls and smashing the tournament’s 1000th six.

Shikhar Dhawan (39 off 32 balls) and Jitesh Sharma (19 off 7 balls) also contributed significantly to the team’s cause, as the chase was accomplished in 15.1 overs.


The Punjab Kings, who haven’t entered the play-offs since their penultimate participation in 2014, placed sixth in the 10-team tournament, while the Sunrisers finished eighth.

It aided Dhawan’s accumulation game as Punjab continued their all-out assault attitude despite Sunrisers dropping some sitters on the field. Worst of all was Washington Sundar’s blunder, which occurred when Livingstone attempted to strike Jagadeesha Suchit against the turn and offered a dolly at the point.

With Romario Shepherd’s 15th over going for 23 runs, there were far too many on-field blunders. Punjab Kings bowlers had previously shown great restraint, limiting SRH to 157 for 8 in 20 overs.

Arshdeep Singh (0/25 in 4 overs) was the pick of the bowlers, with wickets of Priyam Garg, Rahul Tripathi, and Aiden Markram. Harpreet Brar (3/26 in 4 overs) was the choice of the bowlers, with wickets of Priyam Garg, Rahul Tripathi, and Aiden Markram.

The game had little more than academic intrigue left in it after four qualifiers were already determined on Saturday, and the ‘Orange Army’ appeared tired and more like going through the motions while batting before sprucing up their scores in the final few overs.

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