Chris Gayle 215 Runs Against Zimbabwe

Destructive, Dangerous Left Handed West India: Chris Gayle Was Out of Form From Last Few Matches. In-fact his Last 100 was Came way Back in June 2013.

Chris Gayle 215 Runs Against Zimbabwe - World Cup 2015
Chris Gayle 215 Runs Against Zimbabwe – World Cup 2015

Against Zimbabwe in World Cup 2015 Match, Chris Gayle Came Up With Another Idea. He Took Zimbabwian Bowlers Apart. Smashed 215 runs in 147 balls. Gayle was out on Last Ball Of The Innings. Chris Gayle Re-Write the Record Book During his Astonishing ODI Innings.

Some of The Highlights of Records, That Disturbed by Chris Gayle.

  • Chris Gayle blasted 215 off 147 balls. This is the first time that a double century has been scored in ICC World Cups. The previous best score in WCs was 188 not out by Gary Kirsten against the UAE in 1996.
  • Marlon Samuels and Chris Gayle shared a 372-run Partnership for the second wicket. This is a world record stand for any wicket in ODIs history. The previous highest partnership was 331 between Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid against New Zealand in Hyderabad in 1999. This was also the highest partnership in World Cups, going past 318 set by Sourav Ganguly and Dravid against Sri Lanka in world cup 1999.
  • Gayle completed up his double century off 138 balls, this was the fastest ever double century in ODIs.
    Gayle’s score is the highest individual score by a West Indies batsman in ODIs. The previous highest score by a West Indies batsman in ODIs was 189 by Sir Viv Richards against England in Old Trafford in 1984.
  • Gayle become the second man to hit over 400 sixes in international cricket (229 ODIs, 98 in Tests and 87 in T20Is). Only BOOM BOOM Shahid Afridi has hit more sixes in cricket than Chris Gayle. he is also the 3rd All Time Sixes Hitter in ODI cricket.
  • Gayle equaled the record of most sixes hit in an ODIs by  a player. He hit 16 sixes in the innings, tied with Rohit Sharma and AB de Villiers. However, this is the most sixes in a World Cup innings, going past the mark of nine sixes set by David Miller against Zimbabwe in Hamilton recently.
  • Gayle became the first non-Indian batsman to score a double century in ODIs. This is the first double-century outside the sub-continent as well. This is the fifth double century in ODIs. and his 215 was the 3rd Biggest ODI Innings of all time.
  • Gayle is the only cricketer currently to have scored a hundred in T20Is, double hundred in ODIs and a triple hundred in Tests. he has scored on of fastest test 100 also.

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Chris Gayle 215 Runs Against Zimbabwe