Chris Gayle The Undisputed King of T20
Chris Gayle has hit not one, not two, not three but 22 T20 hundred. The most number of tons by any batsman. The second highest one in line is Micheal Klinger with his 8 T20 hundred, exactly 14 short of 22. Chris Gayle achieved his 22nd T20 hundred in the match of Jamaica Tallawahs and St Kitts & Nevis Patriots where Chris Gayle scored 116 runs off just 62 balls by hitting 7 fours and smacking 10 sixes out of the boundary for Jamaica Tallawahs. This was Chris Gayle’s fourth T20 hundred in the Caribbean Premier League. Chris Gayle also carries the record of 17 scores of 50 or higher runs in the Caribbean Premier League.
Chris Gayle, The one and only:
Chris Gayle now holds the record of hitting 954 sixes in all T20 matches so far. Chris Gayle has also hit 156 sixes in the Caribbean Premier League, no other player has even hit 100 sixes. The second one in line is Evin Lewis with 99 sixes across the ground.
Gayle’s Latest match of Jamaica Tallawahs and St Kitts & Nevis Patriots saw
a total of 37 sixes smacked by both teams out of those, 10 were struck by Chris
Gayle alone. During the match, Chris Gayle was also part of the highest ever
partnership of 162 runs with Chadwick Walton for any wicket in the Caribbean
In the end, Chris Gayle’s century was in vain as the match ended up as the highest ever run chase in the history of Caribbean Premier League where Jamaica Tallawahs scored 241/4 in 20 overs which were successfully chased by St Kitts & Nevis Patriots who ended up scoring 242/6 in just 18.5 overs and won the match with 7 balls to spare, bringing down Tallawahs and winning their first game of this year’s Caribbean Premier League.