শনিবার, ২৩ অক্টোবর ২০২১, ০৭:২০ অপরাহ্ন
Chris Gayle’s ‘350’ Six in IPL.
Chris Gayle broke the long awaited record. The star wrote the history of hitting 350 sixes as the first batsman in the IPL. He proved that he is the king of T20 cricket.
Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings started their IPL campaign in Wankhede on Monday. Batting first, Punjab scored 221 runs. Rahul and Mayank Agarwal opened the innings for Punjab. But Mayank went back with 14 runs. Then Rahul got the Caribbean giant Gayle by his side. He added 6 runs to the scoreboard. Gayle entertained himself by playing a stormy innings of 40 off 28 balls. He hit 4 fours and 2 6s on that day. Courtesy of which Gayle set a new milestone of six hits.
After Gayle, those who are on the list of most six hits in the IPL are far behind the Universe boss. No other batsman has hit 250 sixes. Gayle is followed by South Africa’s AB de Villiers. He has hit 237 sixes. Three MS Dhoni. The wicketkeeper-batsman hit 216 sixes. Rohit Sharma is breathing on Dhoni’s neck. 214 sixes came from Mumbaikar’s bat. Then there is Virat Kohli. He hit 201 sixes.
Christopher Henry “Chris” Gayle, OD (English: Chris Gayle; born September 21, 1979) is a member of the West Indies cricket team of Jamaican descent and is known as a hitter batsman. He led the West Indies Test team from 2007 to 2010. Considered one of the best batsmen in T20 cricket, Gayle has set numerous records in all three genres of cricket. He has represented the West Indies in international cricket for the most number of times. He is the only batsman to score three centuries in Tests, two centuries in ODIs and a century in T20.
He has played for Worcestershire County Cricket Club, Western Warriors, Barisal Burners and Kolkata Knight Riders. He is currently playing for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League or IPL cricket tournament. Gayle is representing the Sydney Thunder team in the Big Bash League. He is playing for Jamaica in domestic cricket. He is also one of the cricketers of Barisal Burners team in Bangladesh Premier League. He was also nominated as a member of the newly formed Sri Lanka Premier League in 2012.