Lets Talk About Cricket, Chris Gayle & A Collection of Shattered Records

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A look at all the records that fell during the course of the RCB vs PWI match on April 23, 2013. Chris Gayle scored a hundred in 30 balls today against Pune Warriors India. It is the fastest hundred on record in all forms of cricket – First Class, List A or T20.

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  • Chris Gayle scored a hundred in 30 balls today against Pune Warriors India. It is the fastest hundred on record in all forms of cricket – First Class, List A or T20.
  • His innings of 175 not out is the highest in all T20 cricket.
  • It comfortably beating the 158 not out scored by Brendon McCullum in the inaugural IPL game for the Kolkata Knight Riders against the Royal Challengers Bangalore.
  • The innings helped Royal Challengers Bangalore post a score of 263-5, a new T20 record.
  • The fastest First Class hundred on record is by Australian batsman David Hookes, who punished Victoria for a 34-ball ton in 1982-83.
  • Gayle completed his first fifty in just 17 balls, an IPL record.
  • Gayle equalled the IPL record set by Adam Gilchrist in the 2009 tournament for the Deccan Chargers against the Delhi Daredevils.
  • Gayle was also well ahead of the IPL record of 37 balls: by Yusuf Pathan for the Rajasthan Royals against Mumbai Indians in 2010.
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