The universe boss Chris Gayle has decided not to be a part of the upcoming IPL 2022 mega auction. Gayle has played in three different IPL franchises in his career and Royal Challengers Bangalore was his most successful one. Gayle was one of the best to ever play in the IPL. In this article, we will go through some records of Chris Gayle in IPL.
- Gayle had an amazing record of the fastest century in the history of IPL. He made the century in just 30 balls against the Pune Warriors in 2013.
- In the same match against Pune Warriors in 2013 Gayle made the highest individual score in IPL and just in the IPL in the world. He made 175* in that match.
- Caribbean power can be seen in the six-hitting ability of a player. And Gayle being a Jamaican has the highest number of sixes in IPL. Gayle has 357 sixes in IPL.
- Universe boss being an opener played some of the most massive knocks in IPL’s history. Gayle has the most number of hundreds in IPL that is 6 hundred.
- Gayle also has the most number of sixes in a single IPL season. In the 2012 edition of IPL Gayle alone was having 59 sixes which is still the highest number of sixes by any player in a single season of IPL.
- Another interesting record of Gayle is that he also has the most number of sixes in a single inning of an IPL match. In that same match of 2013 against Pune warriors, Gayle smashed 17 sixes in his innings which is still the highest.
- Gayle was also the only player who won the orange cap consecutively in two different seasons of IPL. Gayle won the orange cap in 2011 and 2012.
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