Chris Gayle and IPL


The Caribbean batsman Chris Gayle is a very dangerous batsman, especially in the shorter formats of the game. There has been no player who has scored more runs in T20 than Gayle. Moreover, the hard hitter holds the Indian Premier League’s record for the highest individual score. Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Pune Warriors India by a score of 175 runs. Gayle has consistently contributed to his franchise side throughout his career. During his time in the IPL, he accumulated five hundred.

Chris Gayle has a reputation for being ruthless and aggressive when it comes to being a batsman, but he is also an excellent bowler. Gayle can pick up wickets with his off-spin. Earlier in the league’s history, he represented the KKR and RCB. Gayle will be playing for Kings XI Punjab in the 2018 Indian Premier League.

Chris Gayle IPL 2022 team

This is a huge disappointment for the fans to be without Chris Gayle. Universe Boss became a star in the IPL shortly after its inception. As part of his IPL journey, he has played for the RCB, Kolkata Knight Riders, and Punjab Kings. His most recent match was in IPL 2021 for Punjab Kings.

IPL runs scored by Chris Gayle have averaged 39.72, as well as his S/R of 148.96. Chris Gayle has scored six centuries and 31 half-centuries in the IPL. The Indian Premier League record for sixes is 357, the most in its history. In the history of the IPL, Gayle is also ranked 7th in run-scoring. As a Royal Challengers Bangalore player, he became an orange cap holder both in 2011 and 2012.

The Universe Boss, on the other hand, is nearing the end of his professional life. He appeared in just 7 games in the IPL 2020, and he wasn’t impactful with his bat in 2021. In the IPL 2021, he scored only 193 runs throughout 10 games. This year, he has failed often on the International stage. 

Gayle is a Twenty20 superstar, no matter what happens. He has 14321 Twenty20 runs average of 36.44 and 22 centuries to his name. 

A quick look at some of the best Chris Gayle IPL records

  1. In the history of the IPL, the highest individual score. In IPL 2013 season, Gayle blasted an undefeated 175 runs off 66 balls vs Pune Warriors, with 13 fours & 17 sixes. Henry then grabbed 2 wickets in just one over. This remains the best individual score in Twenty20 tournament history.
  2. Most sixes in innings. Gayle hit the quickest T20 century, the top score in Twenty20 history, and set a record for most sixes in a Twenty20 inning. Chris Gayle set a record for the most sixes in an IPL inning in the same innings. The Royal Challengers Bangalore star hit 17 deliveries outside of the boundary and scored 102 runs by sixes alone.
  3. The fastest 100 in IPL ever. Another record from Gayle’s was when he scored  100 runs in just 30 balls to finish his tonne that evening.
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