GT vs PBKS: Liam Livingstone Hits A 117 Metre Six Off Mohammed Shami; List Of Longest sixes hit in IPL 2022


Mumbai: Punjab Kings thrashed table-toppers Gujarat Titans here in Mumbai on Tuesday night as they beat them by 8 wickets with 24 balls to spare.

Liam Livingstone, the hard-hitting all-rounder from England lit up the stadium with exuberant stroke play as he powered his way to 30 runs off just 10 balls. This included a humongous six of 117 metres.

Livingstone’s hit against Shami had sent fans, former cricketers and pundits into a state of disbelief, with Kevin Pietersen even saying that it’s the biggest six he has ever seen.

Before Livingstone’s 117m monstrous hit, it was Mumbai Indians’ Dewald Brevis who had held the record for hitting the biggest six of the season. The young South African had dispatched Punjab Kings’ Rahul Chahar for a 112m maximum earlier in the season.

List of biggest sixes in IPL 2022 season:

S.No. Batsman Six Distance Bowler
1 Liam Livingstone (PBKS) 117m Mohammed Shami (GT)
2 Dewald Brevis (MI) 112m Rahul Chahar (PBKS)
3 Liam Livingstone (PBKS) 108m Mukesh Choudhary (CSK)
4 Jos Buttler (RR) 107m Shardul Thakur (DC)
5 Liam Livingstone (PBKS) 106m Umran Malik (SRH)
6 Jos Buttler (RR) 105m Kuldeep Yadav (DC)
7 Liam Livingstone (PBKS) 105m Wanindu Hasaranga (RCB)
8 Marcus Stoinis (LSG) 104m Murugan Ashwin (MI)
9 Dewald Brevus (MI) 102m Rahul Chahar (PBKS)
10 Shivam Dube (CSK) 102m Josh Hazlewood (RCB)
11 Jos Buttler (RR) 101m Basil Thampi (MI)

As can be seen from the list, Livingstone has hit some big sixes in the tournament so far. His name features a total of 4 times in the list.

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