Wednesday, August 17, 2022

    88 off 17 balls … Chris Gayle scored his first T20I century, yet the Windies lost

    New Delhi. Everyone knows the stormy style of West Indies batsman Chris Gayle. Gayle also has a cricketing history with 11 September, when he scored his first century in T20 international cricket, also in the T20 World Cup. Gayle himself scored his first individual century in T20 international cricket on 11 September. Gayle batted brilliantly in the opening match of the World Twenty20 and scored a century off 50 balls.

    In that match held in Johannesburg in 2007, the West Indies lost by 205 runs. He scored 205 for 6 for Gayle’s century and then South Africa achieved this goal by losing 2 wickets in 17.4 overs. South Africa scored 208 for 2 in 17.4 overs while Herschel Gibbs scored an unbeaten 90. Justin Kemp hit an unbeaten 46 off 22 balls, including five fours and two sixes. However, Gayle was selected as the best in the match.

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    The famous Gayle from ‘Universe Boss’ came to open and scored 117 runs in his 57 innings with the help of 7 fours and 10 sixes. He also set a record by scoring his first century in T20 international cricket. He had a 145-run partnership with Devon Smith for the first wicket. Smith’s contribution was only 35 runs. Gayle returned to the pavilion as the team’s third wicket, when the score was 178 runs. Subsequently, Gibbs played an unbeaten 90-run innings with 14 fours and 2 sixes in 55 overs and brought a great win to the match. Graeme Smith was the captain of the team.

    Gayle, 41, has a total of 14,179 runs in T20 cricket. He has played for many franchises in many T20 leagues around the world. He has scored a total of 7214 runs in 103 Tests, 10480 in 301 ODIs and 1854 runs in 74 matches with 2 centuries and 14 half centuries in T20 Internationals. He has scored 22 centuries and 87 half-centuries in T20.

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