- Universal boss Gayle studded half century in just 12 balls in Abu Dhabi T10 League
- He missed the first two balls, but then hit 5 fours and 5 sixes in the next 10 balls.
- This was the second time Gayle has given a 12-ball fifty in any format of cricket.
Called the limited-over run machine, Chris Gayle once again proved that in ‘instant’ cricket everyone is still dull before him. Gayle, known as the Universal Boss, made a half-century in just 12 balls in the Abu Dhabi T-10 league. Along with this, he also equaled the record of the fastest in any format of cricket. However, this was the second time Gayle has repeated this feat.
Gayle had earlier played a 12-ball fifty in the Big Bash League in 2016, while Yuvraj Singh had done it against England in 2007 at the T20 International. Chris Gayle missed the first two balls for Abu Dhabi playing against Maratha Arabians, but then hit 5 fours and 5 sixes in the next 10 balls. Interestingly, he did not run a single run during Fifty.
Talking about the match, Maratha scored 97 runs in 4 overs in 10 overs. In response, Abu Dhabi lost the wicket in just 5.3 overs and scored 100 runs to win the match. Gayle hits Winning Six. He hit an unbeaten 84 off 22 balls. During this, 6 fours and 9 sixes were blown.
It is worth mentioning that Yuvraj Singh, Chris Gayle are also included in Afghanistan’s Hazratullah Jazai in the list of half-century in 12 balls. He hit a half-century in 12 balls in the Afghanistan Premier League in 2018.