Chris Gayle is playing for Renegades in the big bash. Against the Adelaide Strikers., Gayle smashed a 50 run score record for just playing 12 balls. He had hit a continuous series of sixes in the first over. The T20 master Gayle on the second ball pulled on the On side and hit the ball over the On Side Boundary for a hug six into the crowd. That was just the beginning. The dangerous Gayle went powerfully after the bowler in the same over. He smashed three more sixes in the first over by ruing the figures of bowler.
By doing this, Gayle joined Yuvraj Singh of India. Yuvraj was the only batsman who scored 50 in 12 balls before.The Renegades needed a target of 171 runs. The overs available were 16. This mach is ever important because losing this match would mean that the team would not reach the finals. Greg West. was the unfortunate young man who was bowling against his mighty bat.
The first over was a sign that Gayle is in bad mood. His explosive sixes were a clear indication of his intentions. In the 2007 T20 World Cup, the incredible Yuvraj Singh of India made achieved this milestone against England in Durban. He had hit 6 sixes to Stuart Broad by doing great damage to his bowling figures. This is the Fastest 50 made by Gayle in the BBL Tournament. This is a record breaking innings.
Tim Ludeman had set the fastest 50 record in the BBL prior to that performance of Chris Gayle. Gayle made this innings his own. He gave a tremendous start to the Renegades. The first devastating over was finished. In the third over, Gayle also came to face the Ben Laughlin of the opposite team. Gayle made additional 22 runs from that over. He completely broke the back of the opposition. He could never be controlled with his shots. The world record was about to be broken when Gayle reached a personal total of 44 runs for just playing 11 balls.
He got the last six runs in a great fashion. He completed his 50 runs by hitting a six on the 12 ball he played. The crowd went crazy. The West Indian fans back home were happy with delight. The left handed Gayle had some criticism for various issues he had in the past. This innings at BBL is going to put him in a positive position personally as a cricketer. Everybody knows his cricketing ability, but this historic knock is going to be a nice addition in his list of adventures.