Chris Gayle completed his half-century off just 12 balls. This is the second time Chris Gayle has completed the fifty in only 12 balls in a match. Despite his innings of 9 sixes, Chris Gayle, however, missed breaking Yuvraj Singh’s record for the fastest half-century.
Before the 14th season of the Indian Premier League, the world’s most explosive batsman Chris Gayle is in excellent form. In the T10 league being played in Abu Dhawi, Chris Gayle has shown a half-century off just 12 balls, that at the moment he has no intention of saying goodbye to cricket. With this magnificent innings, Cricket Gayle also equaled a big record of Team India star all-rounder Yuvraj Singh.
Chris Gayle’s unbeaten 84 off 22 balls helped Team Abu Dhabi beat Maratha Arabians by nine wickets in the Superleague match of the Abu Dhabi T10 Cricket tournament. Gayle hit nine sixes and six fours in his innings. He equaled Mohammad Shehzad’s record for the fastest Pachasa in T10 by completing a half-century off just 12 balls. Shahzad set this record in 2018.
The Maratha Arabians were able to score 97 runs for four wickets while batting first. Gayle’s stormy innings helped Abu Dhabi reach the target in 5.3 overs.
Yuvraj’s record saved from breaking
Please tell that the record of setting the fastest half-century in any format of cricket is in the name of Yuvraj Singh. Yuvraj Singh played a brilliant innings of 50 off 12 balls against England. Yuvraj Singh also hit 6 sixes in 6 balls of an over from Stuart Broad in that match.
Chris Gayle has however equaled this record of Yuvraj Singh for the second time. Chris Gayle has also made a FIFTY on 12 balls in the Big Bash League in 2016.
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