Today Monday, on 18th January, 2016, Chris Gayle has smashed an amazing 51 runs off just 12 balls against Adelaide Strikers to provide stunning start to his team chasing 171. Gayle smashed 7 sixes and 2 fours to reach this milestone and equaled Yuvraj Singh record.
Yuvraj Singh scored world’s fastest fifty of just 12 balls which included 6 sixes of England pace man Stuard Broad in 2007. Chris Gayle equaled record by hitting 7 sixes and three fours of just 12 balls. His innings included 4 sixes in an over to Australia pace man.
Gayle played at an unbelievable strike rate of 329.41. In his very first over, Chris Gayle smashed four sixes to Australia pace man G.A. West. On his 2nd, 3rd and 4th ball, Chris Gayle smashed an amazing hits to record his fastest fifty at any level.
Gayle got out by scoring 56 in 17 balls. Later on he got out soon after putting his team into a very good position and setting a smashing world record for himself in the BBL. The credit goes to the brave Travis Head. Gayle was his third victim in this match. The dismissal of Chris Gayle made the Adelaide Strikers tremendously relieved. The explosive Gayle smashed them with mighty sixes that will remain in history for the BBL.