Chris Gayle scored 38 runs off 24 balls
There were seven fours and one six in the innings.
Despite this, Gujarat Giants lost the match
New Delhi. West Indies’ Chris Gayle is considered to be one of the most dangerous batsmen in the shorter format of cricket. They hit the ball so ruthlessly that the ball appears out of bounds. When Gayle was active in international cricket, even famous bowlers were afraid to face him. Gayle, who has said goodbye to international cricket, is currently showing his talent with the bat in the Legends Cricket League. The 44-year-old Gayle on Monday joined Gujarat Giants (Gujarat Giants) played an innings of 38 runs off 24 balls against Manipal Tigers.
During this inning, he hit a six with one hand off Colin de Grandhomme of Manipal team, the video of which is going viral on social media. However, despite this innings, Gayle’s team had to face defeat by 10 runs at the hands of Manipal Tigers.
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He hit this six on the last ball of the sixth over during Gujarat’s innings. Gayle, popularly known as ‘Universe Boss’, hit a short pitched ball from Grandhomme. While playing this shot, Gayle’s hand came off the bat at the last moment but the timing was so strong that the ball left the bat. Good distance to the boundary. Went for six.
In this match played in Ranchi, due to Gayle’s batting, Gujarat Giants took their score to 74 runs in the power play, but as soon as he got out in the 7th over, the Manipal Tigers team took control of the situation and scored 10 runs. won the match with
In this match, Manipal Tigers scored 173 runs after losing 8 wickets in 20 overs after batting first. Hamilton Masakadja top scored with 37 runs and Thisara Perera contributed 32 runs. In reply, despite Gayle’s 38 and Jacques Kallis’ 56 and a 75-run partnership for the first wicket between them, the Gujarat giants could only manage 163 for 9 in 20 overs. After the dismissal of these two openers, only Parthiv Patel could struggle a bit. He scored 35 runs in 26 balls with the help of four fours and one six. Parvinder Awana of Manipal team took the most four wickets by giving 19 runs in three overs.
First published: November 21, 2023, 10:40 IST