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Chris Gayle scored 99 runs off 63 balls. He was bowled clean by Joffra Archer.
The 50th match of the 13th season of IPL was thrilling between Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab. In the match, Chris Gayle was playing 99 runs off 63 balls, when Joffra Archer bowled clean. Gayle missed his 7th century in IPL. Angry Gayle also threw the bat. However, Glenn Maxwell, standing on a non-strike, raised the bat and gave it to Gayle. At the same time, Gayle also joined hands with bowler Archer after this behavior.
Thanks to Gayle’s innings, Punjab gave a target of 186 runs, which Rajasthan achieved by losing 3 wickets in 17.3 overs. This was Punjab’s first defeat after 5 matches. During this time, the team’s mistress, Preity Zinta, appeared disappointed.
Gayle’s 1001 sixes in T20 cricket
Gayle has completed his 1000 sixes in T20 cricket. He achieved this feat as soon as he hit 7th six in this innings. Gayle has 1001 sixes in 402 innings of 410 matches. He has scored 13 thousand 572 runs in T20 format. He has scored 22 centuries and 85 fifty in T20 cricket.
Seeing the defeat of Kings XI Punjab, Mistress Preity Zinta’s happiness disappeared.
Preity Zinta looked quite happy during Chris Gayle’s innings.
Chris Gayle scored 99 runs off 63 balls. He hit 8 sixes and 6 fours. With this, Gayle has also completed his thousand sixes in T20 format.
Gayle was bowled clean by Joffra Archer. Gayle fell out after being dismissed and threw the bat as well.
Chris Gayle and Punjab captain Lokesh Rahul shared 120 runs for the second wicket. Rahul scored 46 runs.
Fast bowler Jofra Archer was the most successful bowler. He took 2 wickets for 26 runs in 4 overs.
All-rounder Ben Stokes, trying unsuccessfully to take Gayle’s catch on the boundary.
Rahul Tewatiya catches Nicholas Puran’s brilliant catch on the boundary. Puran was dismissed for 22 runs off 10 balls.
All-rounder Ben Stokes hit 50 off 26 balls. In bowling, he also took 2 wickets for 32 runs in 4 overs. Stokes was also voted Man of the Match for this.
Glenn Maxwell of Kings XI Punjab trying unsuccessfully to take a catch.
Rajasthan Royals captain Steve Smith dives to save his wicket while taking runs.
Sanjeev Samson was runout by wicketkeeper Lokesh Rahul at the throw of Jagdish Suchit. Samson was dismissed for 48 off 25 balls.
Sanju Samson hit 3 sixes and 4 fours in 48 innings. Samson has hit 26 sixes in the season so far.
Rajasthan captain Steve Smith scored an unbeaten 31 off 20 balls. He returned after winning the team.