Chris Gayle broke former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi’s record

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Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle broke former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi’s record.

Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle ‘Universe Boss’ broke former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi’s record and has added another feather to his cap.

Gayle hit a total of 12 sixes, and in the process broke former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi’s record for most number of sixes in international cricket. … Gayle went down the track and hit Moeen Ali for a maximum in the 14th over to achieve the feat. He scored 135 runs off 129 balls, including three fours and 12 maximums.

Gayle now has 488 international sixes, one more than Shahid Afridi.

List of Most sixes across all formats in international cricket:

#1 Chris Gayle- 477 sixes

#2 Shahid Afridi- 476 sixes

#3 Brendon McCullum- 398 sixes

#4 Sanath Jayasuriya- 352 sixes

#5 Rohit Sharma- 349 sixes

#6 MS Dhoni-348 sixes

Gayle, aged 39, is the second most capped West Indies player with 284 matches and is also the second highest run-scorer with 9,727 runs, behind only West Indian legend Brian Lara – who has 10,405 runs from 299 matches.

 

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