Hitting sixes is a fundamental part of T20 cricket.

In the 2021 IPL, all of the top eight six-hitters in the competition’s history will be taking part, including Chris Gayle, AB de Villers and MS Dhoni, whose Chennai Super Kings side are fourth-favourites to lift the title in the latest IPL betting.

In this video, IPL legend Kevin Pietersen, coach Darren Lehmann and current South Africa stars David Miller, Dwaine Pretorius and Reeza Hendricks reveal the secrets behind clearing the ropes.

Released ahead of this year's competition, they discuss:

  • How modern players are hitting the ball further than ever.
  • The players’ meticulous practise regimes.
  • Whether having a big bat really matters.
  • Why AB de Villiers and Hardik Pandya prove that talent beats power.

Watch the video below: