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IPL 2018: Record for Most Number of Fours in an Innings 

IPL 2018: Record for Most Number of Fours in an Innings
Michael Lumb is on the list of batsmen scoring most number of boundaries in an innings in the IPL.

In this part of the series, we look at some of the memorable individual performances from IPL, and how it stood out in the tally of the number of boundaries hit during their outing.

Here is a look at the leaderboard for the most number of 4’s hit during a single inning.

5. Glenn Maxwell – 15 boundaries vs CSK

The ‘Big Show’ features on the list, and is placed at the fifth position on the leaderboard, with his tally of 15 boundaries vs Chennai Super Kings at Abu Dhabi in the season of 2014.

Maxi’s 95 came off just 43 balls. The 2014 edition belonged to Maxwell and co. as they fell heart-breakingly close to clinching their maiden IPL title.

4. Ajinkya Rahane – 16 boundaries vs KXIP

RTM, IPL 11, Ajinkya Rahane, Steven Smith, Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings,
Ajinkya Rahane of Rajasthan Royals. Photo Credit: IPL.

Rahane’s effort against KXIP during the 2012 edition of the tournament stands out in the tally of the number of boundaries hit during a single outing.

The Royals’ opener scored a brisk 98 off 66 deliveries, which consisted of as many as 16 hits to the fence.

3. Michael Lumb – 16 boundaries vs KXIP

Michael Lumb of Rajasthan Royals. Credits: Rajasthan Royals.

The fierce southpaw from England marked his presence in IPL with his 83-run knock against KXIP in the 2010 edition of the tournament.

Lumb scored 16 boundaries during his knock, with a boundary percentage of 77 at RR’s fortress at Sawai Maan Singh Stadium, Jaipur.

2. Paul Valthaty – 19 boundaries vs CSK

Paul Valthaty of KXIP. Credits: The Quint.

Often considered as a typical case of one season wonder, Paul Valthaty lit up the 2011 edition of India’s premier T20 tournament with his 120 against CSK.

Valthaty smashed a whopping 19 boundaries in the inning which remains a record for the most number of fours hit during a single outing

1. AB de Villiers – 19 boundaries vs MI

AB de Villiers of RCB.

The joint-topper in the aforementioned list is none other than Mr. 360. During his sensational knock at the Wankhede Stadium against Mumbai Indians, AB amassed a mindblowing 19 fours in his inning.

AB lit up the Wankhede with his 360 vision strokeplay to post a monumental 133 off 59 deliveries. He came back five months later and scored a thunderous 119 off 61 balls in South African colours at the same ground.

Here’s a look at the honourable mentions 

Pos Player Runs BF 4s Against Venue Match Date
1 AB de Villiers RCB 133 59 19 MI Wankhede Stadium 10-May-15
2 Paul Valthaty KXIP 120 63 19 CSK IS Bindra Stadium 13-Apr-11
3 Michael Lumb RR 83 43 16 KXIP Sawai Mansingh Stadium 07-Apr-10
4 Ajinkya Rahane RR 98 66 16 KXIP Sawai Mansingh Stadium 06-Apr-12
5 Glenn Maxwell KXIP 95 43 15 CSK Zayed Cricket Stadium 18-Apr-14
6 Quinton de Kock DD 108 51 15 RCB M. Chinnaswamy Stadium 17-Apr-16
7 Murali Vijay CSK 113 58 15 DD Chidambaram 25-May-12
8 Shreyas Iyer DD 96 57 15 GL Green Park 10-May-17
9 Mahela Jayawardena KXIP 110 59 14 KKR Eden Gardens 04-Apr-10
10 Dinesh Karthik MI 86 48 14 DD Wankhede Stadium 09-Apr-13


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