Chris Gayle stormed in the ICC World Cup 2015 match of West Indies and Zimbabwe. West Indies star player Chris Gayle becomes the first player to hit a double century in World Cup. He scored 205 runs off 139 deliveries including 10 fours and 16 sixes against Zimbabwe at Manuka Oval. This is also the first century by a non-Indian player.
Chris Gayle is known as a destructive, gigantic, unstoppable, and ruthless batsman.
Chris Gayle Score Card :
Runs : 215
Balls : 139
Fours : 10
Sixes : 16
The Chris Gayle smashed a blistering double century in 138 deliveries. He finished his hundred in 105 deliveries including five boundaries and equal number of sixes in match 15 of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Gayle shared a brilliant partnership with Marlon Samuels to revive West Indies after they lost a quick wicket in the first over.
West Indies Score : 372/2
Gayle scored the highest World Cup score by smashing 215 runs against Zimbabwe at the Manuka Oval in Canberra 24 February 2015, Tuesday. The West Indies made 372 for the loss of two wickets.
Gayle also equaled the record held by Rohit Sharma and AB de Villiers of scoring maximum number of sixes in an innings (16) and also became the only batsman to hit a century in Twenty20 Internationals, a double century in ODIs and a triple century in Tests.
West Indies Team : Jason Holder (capt), Marlon Samuels, Sulieman Benn, Darren Bravo, Jonathan Carter, Sheldon Cottrell, Chris Gayle, Denesh Ramdin, Kemar Roach, Andre Russell, Darren Sammy, Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Smith, Jerome Taylor, Nikita Miller
Zimbabwe Team : Elton Chigumbura (capt), Sikandar Raza, Regis Chakabva, Tendai Chatara, Chamu Chibhabha, Craig Ervine, Tafadzwa Kamungozi, Hamilton Masakadza, Stuart Matsikenyeri, Solomon Mire, Tawanda Mupariwa, Tinashe Panyangara, Brendan Taylor, Prosper Utseya, Sean Williams.
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