Kings XI Punjab recorded their fourth consecutive victory in the thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Sunrisers beat Hyderabad by 12 runs on Saturday (October 24)
While Punjab kept their play-off hopes intact with another medical performance at the end of the match, their senior West Indies batsman Chris Gayle reached another unique milestone in his T20 career.
It was his 400th T20 innings when Gale went on to bat in 3rd place for KXIP against DC in the IPL 2020 encounter played on Saturday.
‘Universal Boss’ teamed up with his West Indies teammate Kieron Pollard, who was the first batsman to reach the milestone.
West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard holds the record for most T20 innings, 464 in the shortest form of the game. Gayle became the second batsman to play in the 400 T20 innings.
IPL Gayle, who missed the first half of the thirteenth edition of, has made useful contributions to Kings XI Punjab with 53, 24, 29. So far he has scored only 36 runs in three matches in IPL 2020, leaving KXIP with 1000 T20 runs.
‘Universe Boss’ Chris Gayle has only 36 runs to make 1000 runs for KXIP. Since Gayle is featured in the XX match played by KXIP, the Punjab-based franchise has won only one of the first seven league matches and won all three matches after being placed at the bottom of the points table.
Gayle, who is returning to professional cricket for the first time since January 2020, won by 53 runs off 45 balls, which helped Punjab to a win against RCB.