Most Fours in an IPL Innings | From Valthaty to Jaiswal

The Indian Premier League (IPL) saw a number of batters who could take the attack to the opposition in a jiffy. These innings have made the tournament a brand today, attracting more viewership. And in these knocks, boundaries played a very crucial role. An explosive knock is 40 percent sixes, with fours being the major scoring shot.


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Batters with Most Fours in an IPL Innings

Uncapped Paul Valthaty and AB de Villiers had hit the most fours in an IPL innings. Michael Lamb, Ajinkya Rahane, Devon Conway, and Yashasvi Jaiswal are joint-second in the list with 16 fours.

Paul Valthaty (19 Fours):

Valthaty is one of the most famous one-season wonders in IPL history. Valthaty hit 19 fours against Chennai Super Kings in the 2011 season. By the time he was done, Valthaty hit 120* off just 63 balls. This innings also had two maximums, which helped Punjab chase down a stiff total with six wickets to spare.

AB de Villiers (19 Fours):

IPL legend De Villiers also hit 19 fours during an IPL knock, equaling the record set by Valthaty. He achieved the feat during his unbeaten knock of 133 against the Mumbai Indians in the 2015 edition, helping RCB post a mammoth 235 against Mumbai Indians.

Michael Lumb (16 fours):

England cricketer Lumb had scored 83 runs off just 43 balls against Kings XI Punjab in the 2010 season. In this knock, he had hit 16 fours, helping his team, Rajasthan Royals, to an easy nine-wicket win at Jaipur’ s Sawai Mansingh Stadium.

Ajinkya Rahane (16 fours):

In 2012, Rahane had slammed 98 runs off just 66 balls against Kings XI Punjab. The innings included 16 fours and a six. It helped Rajasthan Royals set a formidable target of 191, which the Mohali-based franchise failed to chase down.

Devon Conway (16 fours):

Devon Conway dream IPL season in 2023, scoring 672 runs in 16 games. In this season, he played a blinder of a knock against Punjab Kings, where he scored an unbeaten 92 off just 52 balls, which had 16 boundaries. Unfortunately for him, CSK lost the match.

Yashasvi Jaiswal (16 fours):

Rajasthan Royals’ young sensation Jaiswal had an outstanding season in 2023, getting the Emerging Player Award with a run tally of 625 runs. Against Mumbai Indians at Wankhede, he scored 124 off 62 balls, hitting 16 fours in the process. The knock went in vain as Mumbai chased down a humongous total.

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