Abu Dhabi: The 50th match of IPL season 13 (IPL 13) against the Rajasthan Royals, Kings XI Punjab’s batsman Chris Gayle played an explosive innings of 99 runs. At the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the Universe boss washed the Royals bowlers fiercely.
During this, Gayle Mazah missed out by scoring his career’s 7th century in the IPL by one run. In such a situation, Gail was so upset that he got angry and hit the bat on the ground. However, in this match, Punjab (KXIP) bowlers were blown away by Gayle’s brilliant innings.
Gayle lost his cool after missing a century
It is worth mentioning that Chris Gayle showed the fire in his own style in front of Rajasthan Royals in this match. Although Gayle could not score a century in this match, before that he played a blistering 99 runs in 63 balls with 6 fours and 8 skyscraper sixes.
– Ashish Rajendra Kumar (@ Ashish_ark_31) October 30, 2020
But when Kings Eleven Punjab was in the last over of their innings, then Gayle needed 7 runs to score a century. Chris Gayle hit a six from Jofra Archer of Rajasthan and was bowled by Universe boss Archer (Jofra Archer) for the next single.
99 yrr ek run aur lekin #archer bold him #UAE
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1000 6s = 6000run#ChrisGayle has become the first-ever batsman to smash 1,000 #sixes in the history of T20 format, achieving the feat in his 402nd # T20 #innings#IPL pic.twitter.com/EilUGCp8Tm
– adikantweets (@AadityaKanchan) October 30, 2020
Under which Gayle missed a century by just one run. Due to not being able to complete a century, Gayle lost his temper and threw the bat vigorously on the ground. As you can easily see in this video. However, Gayle is also seen shaking hands with Archer, which shows his sportsmanship.
Gayle also named 1000 sixes in T20 cricket
Of course Chris Gayle could not score hundreds against Rajasthan. But with the 7th six of his innings in this match, Gayle has set a world record of 1000 sixes in T20 cricket.
– Cricket Lovers (@cricke_tlovers) October 26, 2020
You know, Chris Gayle is the only batsman in terms of putting 1000 sixes in instant cricket. After them, Kiron Pollard 690 sixes and Brandon McCullum 485 six are named in this list.