Wednesday, 23 September 2020
As Rajasthan Royals trumped Chennai Super Kings by 16 runs in a run-fest on Tuesday, both teams equalled a six-hitting record from two years ago. A total of 33 sixes were hit in Match 4 of the IPL 2020, which is the same as the number of sixes hit during a match between CSK and Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2018.
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On April 25, 2018, CSK had gunned down RCB’s total of 205/8 in a blaze of sixes. CSK, chasing 206 to win, were lifted by Dhoni and Rayudu, who went on a six-hitting spree in Bengaluru. Rayudu cleared the boundary eight times in his knock of 82 off 53 balls, while Dhoni knocked seven sixes and remained unbeaten on 70 off just 34 balls. A six each was hit by Shane Watson and Dwayne Bravo.