The inaugural edition of the Women’s IPL or WPL is underway. The grand tournament commenced with the match between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Giants on 4th March 2023. The presence of all-star players across the globe has already grabbed the heed of all cricket fans and pundits. Despite calling Indian conditions the heaven for batters, it has not been as easy as it seems due to the usage of slow surfaces at times in the WPL. Hitting a six in a bad delivery is decent but hitting them at a regular interval in a good ball is commendable and takes power, technique, and guts. Nowadays, all players somehow try to maintain the stereotype of hitting sixes in T20. In today’s listicle, we will put you through the players with the most sixes in the Women’s IPL.
Experienced Kiwi campaigner Sophie Devine is featured on the 1st spot in terms of hitting the most sixes with 13 sixes in 8 matches. Sophie didn’t have a blast initially nevertheless she exhibited the world her capablity in her 99 runs blitz off 36 balls against Gujarat Giants, that stride included 8 sixes.
One of the most destructive batters in women’s cricket, Shafali Verma has struck 12 sixes in 8 matches so far, which is the 2nd most in the Women’s IPL. The right-hand batwoman attacks at an impressive strike rate of 185.15. Shafali dismantled the Gujarat bowling lineup in a group match and scored a vicious 84 runs off 45 balls, which remains her highest score in this marquee event.
Caribbean All-rounder, Hayley Matthews always goes big when it comes to hitting sixes and finds herself in the 3rd place on this premium list of most sixes in the Women’s IPL. Matthews has sent the ball over the boundary line 10 times in 9 matches. Being one of the contenders for the iconic Orange Cap, Matthews has accumulated 258 runs at a staggering average of 32.25 and a strike rate of 127.09.
Young Prodigy of the England cricket team, 19 years old Alice Casey has rocked in the WPL with her three dimensional show and buys the 4th position on the premium most sixes in Women’s IPL list. Casey doesn’t only take wickets but hits massive sixes too with her combative batting, being featured in 7 games she has clobbered 10 sixes and etched her name in fans’ hearts.
The 2023 Women’s IPL surely belongs to the Australians as almost every Kangaroo has performed in this marquee event and Grace Harris is no different. When it comes to hitting sixes, Harris has left no stone unturned and hammered 9 sixes in only 6 matches. The charismatic batter has amassed 230 runs in all matches she participated.
The most elegant all-rounder in the WPL, Ellyse Perry buys the 8th place after storming heavily on the opponent. After featuring in 7 games for her franchise, Perry has struck 7 sixes to date in the competition. In her outing against Delhi Capitals, Perry smacked 67 runs off 52 balls with the aid of 5 dashing sixes.
Tahila McGrath is one of the best all-rounders globally and has impressed everyone in the WPL too with her brutal whacking. With 7 sixes in 7 innings, Tahila gets 9th place on the most sixes in the Women’s IPL tally. The ace batter also holds the 3rd highest individual score in WPL and her 90 runs off 50 balls against Delhi Capitals was no less than a slaughter. She launched four sixes on the way to her this sensational inning.
Sophie Devine has hit the most sixes in the 2023 Women’s IPL (13).
Shafali Verma has smashed the most sixes in WPL (12).
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