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Chris Gayle, Becomes First Cricketer to Hit 100 T20 Sixes
Chris Gayle is Known for his Powerfull and relentless style of batting, the 37-year old batsman generally relies on his body strength to clear the boundary with supreme ease. Over the years, Gayle has infused fear in the minds of the bowler’s world over with his batting that has earned him wide praise from all corners of world cricket.
Chris Gayle is one of the most destructive batsmen in the history of the game. Chris Gayle remains a top batsman specially when it comes to the shorter format of the game. On Sunday, the Jamaican power-hitter has added yet another badge of honour to his already illustrious jersey when he became the first batsman in the world to complete a century of sixes in Twenty20 Internationals.
One of the most destructive batsman in the history of the game, Chris Gayle
The powerful batsman prefers to deal in boundaries and sixes, be it for West Indies or any franchise he plays for. Still, reaching a century of maximum is a special record. Gayle reached the milestone during the lone T20I against England at the Chester-le-Street, Durham which West Indies won by 21 runs. He scored 40 from 21 balls, during which he smashed three fours and four mighty maximums.
Here is the list of hitting the most number of maximums in T20Is, the sturdy Jamaican is followed by New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum (91 sixes) and Australia’s Shane Watson (83 sixes).
— ICC (@ICC) September 16, 2017
All Records Of Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle owns almost all records in T20 cricket : most centuries (18), half-centuries (65), sixes (772) and fours (804), from 309 matches. He also holds the record for scoring the fastest century in Twenty20 cricket, off just 30 deliveries.
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