Chris Gayle: Zimbabwe Fails To Stop Gayle

Chris Gayle: Zimbabwe Fails To Stop Gayle

Chris Gayle: Zimbabwe Fails To Stop GayleWith his historical knock of 215 runs 0f 147 balls against Zimbabwe, the 35 year old West Indian power hitter Gayle becomes the first man to score a double century in world cups, he manage to get over the Gary Kirssten’s 188* (previous best in world cups) against UAE in 1996.

Now Gayle is the only cricketer to hit a century, a double century and a triple in international T-20, one-day and test cricket respectively, including these he broke many more records with his electrifying inning. Have a look at the records that Cris Gayle broke here on Tuesday-

The quickest double century in ODIs – Gayle took just 138 balls to reach the milestone, beating the Sehwag’s record of 140 balls against West Indies. The first West Indian to score a double hundred- Gayle is now the first West Indian to reach 200 runs in 50 over international cricket & fourth in the world after Sachin Tendulkar,Verendra Sehwag and Rohit sharma who holds the record of scoring highest individual score in one-day internationals(264 runs).

2nd west Indian to reach 9000 runs- Cris becomes the 2nd West Indian batsman to score more than 9000+ runs after Brian Lara. Gayle also holds the record of scoring 22 century in ODIs, the maximum number of ODI hundreds by an West Indian batsman.

– Contributed By Sanjeet Kumar

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