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WC 2015 WI vs ZIM: Reliving Chris Gayle’s historic World Cup double ton
Gayle toiled hard for his record double ton. The first 100 was more workmanlike but the next ton was calculated as he demolished the opponent bowlers. (Photo: AFP)
Gayle toiled hard for his record double ton. The first 100 was more workmanlike but the next ton was calculated as he demolished the opponent bowlers. (Photo: AFP)
Dark clouds loomed over the Manuka Oval in Canberra but that didn’t stop Chris Gayle from firing as Canberra soon witnessed the Gayle storm. In the 45th over he struck three sixes in a row off Sean Williams’ deliveries. (Photo: AP)
Dark clouds loomed over the Manuka Oval in Canberra but that didn’t stop Chris Gayle from firing as Canberra soon witnessed the Gayle storm. In the 45th over he struck three sixes in a row off Sean Williams’ deliveries. (Photo: AP)
And then in the 46th over he reached the milestone in style with a sweet boundary. Gayle became the first batsman in World Cup history to achieve a double century and also the first non-Indian after Rohit Sharma (2), Virender Sehwag and Sachin
And then in the 46th over he reached the milestone in style with a sweet boundary. Gayle became the first batsman in World Cup history to achieve a double century and also the first non-Indian after Rohit Sharma (2), Virender Sehwag and Sachin
Gayle stormed the heavens as he looked up to thank the Almighty for this commendable feat and should be one to silence all his critics, in particular the WICB president Dave Cameron. (Photo: AP)
Gayle stormed the heavens as he looked up to thank the Almighty for this commendable feat and should be one to silence all his critics, in particular the WICB president Dave Cameron. (Photo: AP)
Zimbabwe too were impressed with the Jamaican, and congratulated him for his new record. (Photo: AP)
Zimbabwe too were impressed with the Jamaican, and congratulated him for his new record. (Photo: AP)