Chris Gayle – 1st to 10,000 T20 Runs

Chris Gayle who has played for 18 Twenty20 sides, became the first player to reach 10,000 Twenty20 runs on April 18, 2017. Here are some of his statistical highlights.

  • Gayle made his debut on September 15, 2005 for the PCA Master’s XI against Chilaw Marians Cricket Club in Leicester, not batting and having 0-16 off his bowling in a washed out match.
  • Played 292 matches, batting in 287 of them.
  • Scored 10,089 runs at an average of 40.36 and a strike rate of 149.11
  • Hit 743 sixes and 771 fours.
  • Faced 6766 deliveries.
  • Made 15 ducks.
  • Remained not out in 37 of his innings.
  • Passed 1000 runs in a calendar year on six occasions, from 2011 to 2016 inclusive.
  • Made 18 centuries and 61 half centuries.
  • Played in 98 Indian Premier League matches, scoring 3578 runs at 42.09 and a strike rate of 151.80.
  • Highest score of 175 not out against Pune Warriors of just 66 deliveries at Bangalore in 2012/13.
  • Passed 1000 career runs in the Indian Premier League, the Caribbean Premier League and T20 Internationals.
  • Dismissed most by Dwayne Bravo (on seven occasions).
  • Needs just 50 runs to reach 10,000 runs as an opener in Twenty20s.
  • Has scored the most runs against Kings XI Punjab with 797 runs at 56.93 and a strike rate of 175.55.
  • Has scored the most Twenty20 runs at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore with 1790 runs at 44.75 and a strike rate of 163.47.
  • Has been dismissed Caught on 122 occasions, bowled 54 times, caught behind 31 times, leg before wicket 22 times, caught and bowled 9 times, run out 7 times, stumped 4 times, hit wicket once and retired hurt once.

Gayle T20 Batting

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