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Chris Gayle scripts history in T20 International Cricket:- West Indies player Chris Gayle scripts history and he is named as the first player to score 14,000 runs in T20 International cricket. The 42-year-old cricketer is in terrific form over the years and he continues to deliver exceptional work at this age. Chris Gayle has been outstanding in the short form of cricket and he is also in huge demand in IPL. Chris Gayle reached the milestone during the third T20 international against Australia that took place in St Lucia. Chris Gayle scored a half-century after which West Indies completed the chase comfortably. West Indies reported their third win and bagged the series with 3-0 in the five-match series.
“Don’t mind the numbers ... you guys should be happy to see Chris Gayle on the field still. Hopefully Chris will last as long as possible. Cherish those moments ... just respect the Universe Boss and let him play cricket and have some fun,” says Chris Gayle #WIvAUS pic.twitter.com/T82uZ1Es4g— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) July 13, 2021
West Indies aims for a clean sweep in the series. This happens to be the first half-century for Gayle after 2016 in the T20s. He scored three back-to-back sixers in the over of Australian spinner Adam Zampa. Chris Gayle scored 67 runs in 38 balls with 4 fours and 7 sixes in his innings. Meanwhile, West Indies completed the chase in 14.5 overs. The fourth T20 international will take place on July 14th. Chris Gayle played for various teams and franchises in his career and he is named as the best player for the T20 format in the world. Chris Gayle also scored 22 centuries in this form of cricket. Kerion Pollard and Shoaib Malik are 3000 runs short of Chris Gayle in T20 format.