Chris Gayle is known as the best T20 cricketer in the world. Even at the age of 41, Chris Gayle continues to shine in T20 cricket. Chris Gayle has created history in the third T20 match against Australia. Chris Gayle has become the first batsman to score 14000 runs in T20 cricket.
Gayle will turn 42 in the next two months and he is still a key player in the Windies team for this year’s T20 World Cup. Gayle scored 67 runs in 38 balls with the help of seven sixes and four fours in the third T20 against Australia and played an important role in his team’s victory.
With this, he became the first batsman to score 14000 runs in T20. He is the only batsman in the world who has hit more than 1000 sixes and fours. Gayle has hit 1028 sixes and 1083 fours. Gayle is 3202 runs ahead of Kieron Pollard, who is second in the list of highest run-scorers in T20 format. Gayle has played 430 matches. Gayle is the only player in the world who has scored 22 centuries in short formats like T20.
Chris Gayle to play in T20 World Cup
Let us tell you that Chris Gayle is set to play in the T20 World Cup to be held this year. It has already been said from the West Indies team that only when Gayle is in the team, there is pressure on the opposing team. Apart from this, Chris Gayle also says that he wants to play cricket till the age of 45.
Chris Gayle is now playing only T20 cricket for West Indies. However, Gayle is also a part of popular cricket leagues like Indian Premier League, Pakistan Super League. Even in these leagues, Chris Gayle’s bat is running fiercely and despite being 41 years old, he is in full demand.