Windies opener Chris Gayle rewrote historical past books as he rushed away to his 24th ODI century within the first ODI towards England on the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados on Wednesday.
Even though Gayle’s heroics went in useless as England registered a document win within the collection opener, the southpaw set more than one information in his 129-ball innings.
Gayle’s 135-run knock incorporated 12 large sixes and he now takes the highest spot within the checklist of maximum sixes scored throughout codecs. Gayle has 477 sixes to his identify now and he surpassed former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi’s document of 476 sixes in world cricket.
Taking part in his first ODI for the reason that house collection towards Bangladesh remaining 12 months and having introduced that the 2019 International Cup might be his world farewell within the layout, Gayle additionally created a brand new international document. His tally of maximums (12) ruled an innings through which 23 sixes had been struck, a brand new document for an ODI innings.
Additionally, Gayle has transform the primary batsman on the planet to attain 10 plus sixes in an innings on 3 other events. He used to be previous tied with former South Africa skipper AB De Villiers and India vice-captain Rohit Sharma with two every.
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