He became the fourth Indian batter to do so after Rohit Sharma, MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli. Raina achieved the feat in match number 19 of the IPL between CSK and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Wankhede Stadium.
Before the start of the match, Raina was just one hit away from the record. In the 10th over, Raina smashed six off Yuzvendra Chahal and completed his 200 maximums in the competition.
Up & Away!@ImRaina has completed 200 sixes in #VIVOIPL and is the 7th batsman to do so. 👌https://t.co/wpoquMXdsr… https://t.co/OktGpLabz1
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) 1619348464000
The left-handed batsman, who has now 202 sixes to his name, scored 24 off 18 before his wicket was taken by Harshal Patel.
Chris Gayle is leading the chart by a hefty margin with 354 sixes, followed by AB de Villiers (240), Rohit Sharma (222), Dhoni (217), Kohli (204), Kieron Pollard (202).
Earlier, Rohit surpassed Dhoni to record the most sixes in the IPL by Indian batsmen in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad.