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'Bradman of T20': Chris Gayle completes 1000 T20 sixes in match against Rajasthan Royals

09:33 PM Oct 30, 2020 |

In the ongoing Indian Premier League match between Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals, the former's batsman Chris Gayle completed the 1000 T20 sixes mark.

Gayle, who helped Punjab set a target of 185, was dismissed one run short of the century mark by Jofra Archer.

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At the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, where batsmen have a hard time scoring boundaries, Gayle hit a total of eight 6s and four 4s.

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The West Indian now has 1,001 sixes to his name and is followed by his compatriot Kieron Pollard who has 690 sixes.

Twitter was amazed by Gayle's hard-hitting performance. A user even termed Gayle as the 'Bradman of T20'.

"Bradman of T20: Christopher Henry Gayle," he wrote.

Here are some more reactions:

In the ongoing match, Gayle smashed a 63-ball 99, while Rahul hit 46 off 41 after KXIP were sent in to bat by RR skipper Steve Smith.

Jofra Archer (2/26) and Ben Stokes (2/32) took two wickets each for RR.

Brief Score:

Kings XI Punjab: 185 for 4 in 20 overs (Chris Gayle 99; Ben Stokes 2/32).

(with PTI inputs)

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