Thu. Dec 3rd, 2020
IPL 2020: Chris Gayle 1st player to hit 1000 sixes in history of T20 cricket


IPL 2020: Chris Gayle grew to become the initial batsman in the background of T20 cricket to hit one thousand sixes. The West Indies legend smashed eight sixes in his 63-ball 99 for Kings XI Punjab towards Rajasthan Royals on Friday.

Chris Gayle grew to become the initial batsman to hit one thousand sixes in T20 cricket (Courtesy of BCCI)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Chris Gayle completed his innings on Friday with 1001 T20 sixes
  • Chris Gayle has 311 far more sixes than his nearest competitor Kieron Pollard
  • Gayle hit eight sixes in the course of his 99 for KXIP vs RR in Abu Dhabi

“One more record,” mentioned Chris Gayle when he was asked about finishing one thousand sixes in T20 cricket. The Kings XI Punjab star and West Indies legend grew to become the initial cricketer in the background of the shortest format to get his sixes tally into four figures.

Chris Gayle hit eight sixes for Kings XI Punjab towards Rajasthan Royals in Abu Dhabi in their crunch IPL 2020 match to consider his tally to 1001 in T20 cricket. Gayle went for a further 1 but failed in his bid and received out on 99, missing his 7th IPL hundred.

No person even is near to Chris Gayle’s tally of one thousand T20 sixes. Kieron Pollard is at a distant 2nd with 690 sixes in 524 matches. Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum is 3rd on the checklist with 485 in 370 matches. Dominance!

Most sixes in T20 cricket’

Player Matches Sixes
Chris Gayle 410 1001
Kieron Pollard 524 690
Brendon McCullum 370 485
Shane Watson 343 467
Andre Russell 339 447

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