Chris Gayle on Monday equal with Yuvraj Singh’s record of speediest T20 half-century as the West Indian clubbed the bowlers of Adelaide Strikers at the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne.
Gayle went ahead to score a 17-ball 56, which included 7 sixes and 2 fours at a strike rate of 329.41 yet his group Melbourne Renegades pursuing a score of 171 lost the diversion by 27 runs.
Yuvraj had set his record against England amid the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 in 2007. The highlight of his inning was crushing six back to back sixes against Stuart Broad in a solitary over.
The disputable batsman additionally turned into the speediest to score a half-century in the Big Bash League played in Australia. Prior, the record was together held by Tim Ludeman and Chris Lynn in 18 balls.
The Jamaican veteran’s score line read: 2.6666266(free hit) 416.
In the interim, Travis Head (3/16) was the star of the match as he picked White, Bravo and Gayle.
Gayle was fined USD 7,000 for his way to deal with TV Presenter McLaughlin recently, which incited a tempest of shock among other female writers who disclosed dissensions against the West Indies artist.
Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland said nobody ought to need to face such a circumstance.
Gayle’s future in Australia’s BBL next season is uncertain after the stirs.