Chris Gayle the Usain Bolt of Cricket 100 in 30 balls!!!!!!!


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Chris Gayle the Usain Bolt of Cricket 100 in 30 balls!!!!!!!

Postby starboyunlimited » Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:04 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sn9m60PrMJY

The West Indies batsman, 33, beat Australian Andrew Symonds's 34-ball ton in 2004 and he went on to record the highest Twenty20 score of 175 not out.

Gayle smashed 17 sixes and 13 fours in a 66-ball knock, beating Brendan McCullum of New Zealand's 158 not out. His Royal Challengers Bangalore side amassed a T20 record 263-5 against Pune Warriors in the Indian Premier League.

The score eclipses the previous best of 260, set by Sri Lanka against Kenya in Johannesburg in September 2007. Gayle told ITV4: "I'm lost for words. It was just one of those days. It's a good wicket and I started well.

"I got a good total. I can't say it's a decent total - it's a good total.

"All I had for breakfast this morning was a plain omelette, two pancakes and a hot chocolate."
Pune were batting second in the match. In November last year, Gayle became the first man to hit a six off the opening ball of a Test match - the left hander hit Bangladesh debutant Sohag Gazi for a maximum in the first Test in Dhaka.
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Re: Chris Gayle the Usain Bolt of Cricket 100 in 30 balls!!!

Postby Marlow » Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:33 am

starboyunlimited wrote:The West Indies batsman . . . went on to record the highest Twenty20 score of 175 not out. Gayle smashed 17 sixes and 13 fours in a 66-ball knock, beating Brendan McCullum of New Zealand's 158 not out. Gayle told ITV4: "I'm lost for words. It was just one of those days. It's a good wicket."

Reminds of one of those stand-up routines of a crick commentator.
"The batsmen is on blob. The pitch is a bunsen, but that ball was a grubber. It was a sandshoe crusher"
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Re: Chris Gayle the Usain Bolt of Cricket 100 in 30 balls!!!

Postby Tuariki » Tue Apr 23, 2013 10:24 pm

Big deal. I believe Tiger got more than 100 with just 2 balls. :mrgreen:
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