Chris Gayle Endorses KL Rahul to Break T20 Record: Is He Up for the Challenge?

Chris Gayle Endorses KL Rahul

In the world of T20 cricket, breaking records is no mean feat. Yet, some players have managed to do just that and etch their names in the record books forever. One such player is Chris Gayle, who holds the record for the highest individual score in T20 cricket. However, Gayle believes that there is one player who could break his record – KL Rahul.

KL Rahul: The Underrated Talent

Gayle believes that KL Rahul is one of the most talented cricketers in the world. However, he feels that Rahul doesn’t believe in his ability to get that big score. Gayle believes that if Rahul can play his natural game and bat like he does on his best days, he can definitely break the record. Rahul’s ability to score quickly and his dangerous play in the middle overs make him a formidable batsman in the world of T20 cricket.


Rahul has already established himself as a valuable player in the Indian cricket team. He has played some memorable innings in T20 cricket, including a stunning hundred against West Indies in 2019. However, he is yet to reach his full potential and consistently perform at the highest level.

If Rahul can overcome his self-doubt and find his groove, he could become one of the most dominant batsmen in the world. He has the talent, technique, and temperament to succeed in T20 cricket, and with the right mindset, he could even break Gayle’s record.

The Future of T20 Cricket

T20 cricket has come a long way since its inception. The format has revolutionized the game and brought in a new generation of fans. With the rise of leagues like the IPL and the Big Bash, T20 cricket has become a global phenomenon, attracting some of the biggest names in the sport.

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As T20 cricket continues to evolve, we can expect to see more players like KL Rahul emerge and take the world by storm. With the right combination of talent, hard work, and determination, these players could break records and cement their place in the history of the game.

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Harbhajan Singh's Stunning Spin Delivery Stuns Chris Gayle

The Legends League Cricket 2023 season is currently ongoing in the capital city of Qatar, with retired international cricketers from around the world participating in the tournament. In the 2nd game of the tournament between India Maharajas and World Giants, Harbhajan Singh of the India Maharajas stunned the crowd with an outrageous spin delivery that caught Chris Gayle completely off guard.

India Maharajas and World Giants are two of the three teams participating in the tournament, with the other team being Asia Lions. India Maharajas is made up of retired Indian international players such as Gautam Gambhir, Suresh Raina, Irfan Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, and Yusuf Pathan. Meanwhile, Asia Lions have retired players from the Asian region, including ex-Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Afghanistani, and Bangladeshi players. The World Giants team, on the other hand, is made up of retired international players from outside Asia, including legendary players such as Jacques Kallis, Shane Watson, Chris Gayle, and Brett Lee. Aaron Finch is leading the World Giants side.

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The Legends League Cricket 2023 season started on March 10th in Doha with a match between India Maharajas and Asia Lions. The 2nd game of the season was played between India Maharjas and World Giants, where Harbhajan Singh delivered an outstanding spell, picking up 4 wickets for 13 runs.

Harbhajan Singh’s Outstanding Delivery to Chris Gayle

In the 2nd game between India Maharajas and World Giants, Harbhajan Singh delivered a mind-blowing delivery to Chris Gayle in the very first over of his spell. The delivery completely bamboozled Gayle, who had no clue how the ball turned so much. The delivery has been compared to Shane Warne’s famous ball of the century, and it was a moment that stunned the crowd.

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Harbhajan Singh finished with figures of 4/13, including crucial wickets of Gayle, Ross Taylor, Kevin O’Brien, and Morne Wan Wyk, restricting the World Giants to 166/8 in the first innings.

India Maharajas’ Loss Despite Harbhajan Singh’s Brave Effort
Despite Harbhajan Singh’s excellent performance, India Maharajas lost the game by just 2 runs while chasing a target of 167 runs. After losing their first wicket at 65 runs after 6 overs, Raina and Gambhir formed a partnership of 65 runs together. However, after their dismissal, India struggled to hit boundaries and eventually fell short by just 2 runs.

Most Sixes in IPL History by Teams, Players

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IPL started in 2008 and now 10 teams are currently playing in the 15th season of the Indian Premier League in 2022. Before this, a total of 14 seasons of the Indian Premier League have been completed. IPL is played every year by 8 or more teams in which only one team wins the trophy of Indian Premier League.

Here, in this article, we will see Which Team and Player Hits More Sixes in IPL History

Most Sixes in IPL History by a Team

Boundaries are the bread and butter of winning games in IPL. Teams have their own strategy to win the game. Some wait for the death overs to strike, and some start hitting the balls right away.

IPL, as it has become a popular sport across the world, has taken the T20 format to a whole new level. It is fair to say that the format has evolved with the Indian league. Teams now believe that the difference between two teams can be measured by the number of sixes in a game by each team. After all, the controversial earlier rule of deciding the game based on the number of boundaries scored by teams in the event of a Super Over tie may make sense from this perspective.

1Mumbai Indians2311408
2Royal Challengers Bangalore2261377
3Punjab Kings2181276
4Chennai Super Kings2081268
5Kolkata Knight Riders2231226
6Delhi Capitals2241147
7Rajasthan Royals1911011
8Sunrisers Hyderabad152777
9Deccan Chargers75400
10Pune Warriors India46196
11Rising Pune Supergiant30157
12Gujarat Lions30155
13Lucknow Super Giants15115
14Gujarat Titans1679
15Kochi Tuskers Kerala1453

Most Sixes in IPL History by a Player

1Chris Gayle142357
2AB de Villiers184251
3Rohit Sharma227240
4MS Dhoni134229
5Kieron Pollard189223
6Virat Kohli223218
7David Warner162211
8Suresh Raina205203
9Shane Watson 145190
10Robin Uthappa205182

10. Robbin Uthhapa


Robbin Uthhapa Hit 189 Sixes in 205 IPL Matches

9. Shane Watson


Shane Watson Hit 190 Sixes in 145 IPL Matches

8. Suresh Raina


Suresh Raina Hit 203 Sixes in 205 IPL Matches

7. David Warner



David Warner Hit 211 Sixes in 162 IPL Matches

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6. Virat Kohli

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Virat Kohli Hit 218 Sixes in 223 IPL Matches

5. Kieron Pollard

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Kieron Pollard Hit 223 Sixes in 189 IPL Matches

4. MS Dhoni


MS Dhoni Hit 229 Sixes in 134 IPL Matches

3. Rohit Sharma


Rohit Sharma Hit 240 Sixes in 227 IPL Matches

2. AB de Villiers


AB de Villiers Hit 251 Sixes in 184 IPL Matches

  1. Chris Gayle

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Chris Gayle Hit 357 Sixes in 142 IPL Matches

Chris Gayle hit a total of 357 sixes which is the most by any player in the history of IPL.


Chris Gayle Age, Family, Wife, Net worth and Biography

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Chris Gayle is a cricketer from the West Indies and is known for his ferocious hitting on the field. He is the second West Indian after Brian Lara to score over 10,000 ODI runs. Gayle is considered one of the best players in T20 cricket. He holds several records in this format and has played in major T20 leagues around the world.

Chris Gayle Age, Wife, Records, Tattoo and More

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Chris Gayle Biography- Wiki

NameChristopher Henry Gayle
ProfessionWest Indies Opener Batsmen
Nick NameCrampy, Gayleforce, Master Storm, GayleStorm, Universe Boss

Chris Gayle was born on September 21, 1979 (Age: 39 Years, as in 2018) in Kingston, Jamaica. He was born in a poor family. His father was a policeman and his mother sold groundnuts and namkeens on the streets.

Chris Gayle Early Life

Date Of Birth21 September 1979
Birth PlaceKingston, Jamaica, West Indies
Home TownKingston, Jamaica
Zodiac SignVirgo
Martial Status Unmarried
SchoolExcelsior High School, Jamaica
Educational Qualified10th Standard

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He did his schooling from Excelsior High School, Jamaica. He did not go to college but joined the Lucas Cricket Academy in Kingston.

Gayle Physical Appearance

Height (APPROX)in centimeters- 191 cm
in meters- 1.91 m
in feet inches- 6’ 3”
Weightin kilograms- 95 kg
in pounds- 209 lbs
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Body Measurement- Chest: 44 inches
- Waist: 35 inches
- Biceps: 15 inches

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Height: 191 cm or 6′ 3″
Weight: 95 kg or 209 lbs
Chest Size: 45 Inch
Waist Size: 35 Inch
Biceps Size: 15 Inch
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black


Chris Gayle Family

Father Dudley Gayle (Worked as a policeman)
MotherHazel Gayle (she used to sell peanuts and snacks
Siblings5, including Vanclive Parris, Wayne Gayle (Younger)
WIFE/GFNatasha Berridge (Partner)
Children'sSon- None
Daughter- Blush


Chris Gayle was born to Dudley Gayle (a policeman) and Hazel Gayle (a street vendor).
He has 5 siblings. There are two of them – Vanclav Paris, Van Gaal (younger).


Gayle Wife-Gf

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Chris Gayle is in a long-term relationship with his partner Natasha Berridge. The couple has a daughter named Blush.

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Chris Gayle wife name

Chris Gayle partner name is Natasha Berridge. She is the girlfriend and live-in partner of cricketer Chris Gayle. The two have a baby-girl named Kris Allyna Gayle.

Natasha Berridge is a fashion designer and has a range of carnival costumes named as ‘Ultra’. She, along with her friend Ozelle,` run the business, and her collection is showcased in the form of a carnival every year.

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Gayle Daughter

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Chris Gayle Carrier

Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesDancing, Driving, Listening to Bollywood songs
FavoritesFavourite Food(s) Ackee, Saltfish
Favourite Movies Rambo Series
Favourite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favourite Actress Deepika Padukone

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Gayle made his ODI debut on 10 September 1999 against India in Toronto, Canada. He made his Test debut on 16 March 2000 against Zimbabwe at Port of Spain. He made his T20 debut on 16 February 2006 against New Zealand. Gayle has played in almost all major T20 cricket match leagues around the world like IPL, Big Bash, BPL, PSL, CPL etc. Apart from being a great batsman, Gayle is also a good bowler, having taken more than 160 wickets. More than 70 wickets in ODI cricket (including one 5 wicket haul) and in Test cricket (including two 5 wicket hauls).

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Played Teams

Home Side- Barisal Burners, Chittagong Vikings, Dhaka Gladiators, ICC World XI, Jamaica, Jamaica Tallawahs, Karachi Kings, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Lahore Qalandars, Lions, Matabiland Tuskers, Melbourne Renegades, Rangpur Raiders, Royal Bangalore Somerset, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Stanford Superstars, Sydney Thunder, Vancouver Knights, Western Australia, Worcestershire

Gayle record International

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  • Second West Indian after Brian Lara to score over 10,000 runs in ODIs.
  • The first batsman in the world to score a century in all three formats of the game.
  • One of only four players (the others are Don Bradman, Brian Lara, Virender Sehwag) to score two triple centuries in Test cricket.
  • First cricketer to score a century in T20 cricket (T20 World Cup 2007).
  • The only player to score a century in ICC U19 World Cup, ICC World T20, ICC Cricket World Cup, ICC Champions Trophy as well as ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier.
  • First player to score double century in ICC Cricket World Cup.
  • Third batsman to score a century against eleven different countries in ODIs. (The others are Hashim Amla and Sachin Tendulkar).
  • Most sixes in international cricket (more than 500).
    First player to hit a six off the first ball of a Test match.
  • First batsman to score 10000 T20 runs in career.
    Fastest batsman to score 4000 runs in 112 innings in IPL.
  • Highest individual score in T20 (175 runs in IPL 2013).
  • Fastest ever century in T20 cricket, in just 30 balls.
  • First player to score more than 20 centuries in T20 cricket.


chris gayle controvercy

He was involved in a cold war of sorts with the West Indies Cricket Board over sponsorship issues.
In 2016, Fairfax Media, an Australian media company, published a series of articles in which Gayle alleged that he exposed himself to massage therapist Leanne Russell during a cricket tournament. In the same year, Gayle filed a defamation suit against Fairfax Media and on December 3, 2018, Gayle won the defamation case and was awarded $300,000 against Fairfax Media.

In 2016, during the Big Bash League, Gayle proposed to Australian sportscaster Mel McLaughlin and asked him out for a drink after the match. He also told Mel McLaughlin, “Baby don’t be shy”. This statement created a huge controversy and some cricketers demanded that Chris Gayle be banned from playing in Australia. He was fined $100,000. He later apologized, saying that he had made the statement in jest.

Chris Gayle Net worth

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In 2014 IPL, he was one of the costliest players and was sold for 9.5 crores. He was bought for his base price of Rs 2 crore in IPL 2018 and 2019. His annual salary is around $7.5 million. His net worth is around $35 million.

Top 10 Fastest Test Century in the World

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The fastest Test century in cricket, in terms of balls faced, was scored by New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum. He reached his century in 54 balls against Australia in Christchurch in 2016. The previous record was held by Misbah-ul-Haq of Pakistan, who scored a century in 56 balls against Australia in Abu Dhabi in 2014.

Test cricket is a form of cricket that is played between national representative teams with “Test status”, as determined by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Test cricket is first-class cricket, so it is of the highest standard and is played in a traditional white uniform with red balls.

Test matches are played over five days, with six hours of play each day. There are breaks for lunch and tea, and the teams have the opportunity to rest and regroup during the evening. The goal of the game is for one team to score more runs than the other team and to dismiss the opposition 10 times (known as a “win by an innings”). If the scores are level after both teams have completed their innings, the game is a draw.

Test cricket is known for its high level of skill and endurance required to play at the highest level, and it is considered the ultimate test of a cricketer’s ability.

There have been several other fast centuries in Test cricket, but these two are the fastest in terms of balls faced.

SR NOPLAYER NAMEBalls to Score CenturyAgainst/ Opponent
1Brendon McCullum (NZ) 54Australia
2Viv Richards (WI)56England
3Misbah-Ul-Haq (PAK)56Australia
4Adam Gilchrist (AUS) 57England
5Jack Gregory (AUS) 67South Africa
6David Warner (AUS)69India
7Shivnarine Chanderpaul (WI) 69Australia
8Chris Gayle (WI)70Australia
9Roy Fredericks (WI)71Australia
10Colin de Grandhomme (NZ) 71West Indies

List of the 10 Fastest Test Centuries in Cricket


1. Brendon McCullum

Brendon Mccullum (nz) FASTEST TEST CENTURY

Brendon McCullum (New Zealand) – 54 balls against Australia in Christchurch in 2016

Brendon McCullum Hit the Fastest Test Century in the Cricket History.

2. Misbah-ul-Haq


Misbah-ul-Haq (Pakistan) – 56 balls against Australia in Abu Dhabi in 2014


3. Viv Richards

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Viv Richards (West Indies) – 56 balls against England in Antigua in 1986


4. Adam Gilchrist


Adam Gilchrist (Australia) – 57 balls against England in Perth in 2006


5. Jack Gregory

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Jack Gregory (AUS) – 67 balls against South Africa

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6. David Warner

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David Warner (AUS) – 69 balls against India


7. Shivnarine Chanderpaul

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Shivnarine Chanderpaul (WI) -69 balls against Austerlia


8. Chris Gayle

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Chris Gayle (West Indies) – 70 balls against South Africa in Cape Town in 2004


9. Roy Fredericks

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Roy Fredericks (WI) – 71 balls against Australia 


10. Colin de Grandhomme

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Colin de Grandhomme (NZ) – 71 balls against West Indies 

It should be noted that these records were all set in the modern era of cricket, when the game has become more attacking and batsmen are more aggressive in their approach. In the past, Test cricket was played in a more defensive style and it was rare for a century to be scored in such a short time.

Slowest Test Century

It is difficult to determine the slowest century in Test cricket, as the speed at which a batsman scores his runs can vary greatly depending on the situation in the game, the quality of the opposition bowling attack, and the pitch and conditions.

However, there have been several instances of batsmen taking a long time to score their centuries in Test cricket. Some examples include:

  • Hanif Mohammad (Pakistan) – took 970 minutes to score his century against West Indies in Bridgetown in 1957
  • Bob Simpson (Australia) – took 754 minutes to score his century against England in Manchester in 1964
  • David Shepherd (England) – took 714 minutes to score his century against New Zealand in Christchurch in 1978

In these cases, the batsmen took a very long time to score their centuries due to the challenging conditions and the quality of the opposition bowling attack. They had to be patient and build their innings slowly in order to survive and score runs.

Most Runs in WPL 2023 (Women Premier League) Highest successful run-chases in men’s T20Is History Most Sixes in the Last over of IPL Most UCL Champions Title by a Club Players who got out on 99 in IPL
Most Runs in WPL 2023 (Women Premier League) Highest successful run-chases in men’s T20Is History Most Sixes in the Last over of IPL Most UCL Champions Title by a Club Players who got out on 99 in IPL