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Chris Gayle!


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#1 Futtocks

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 01:44 PM

In the IPL, Chris Gayle scores a century from 30 deliveries, and goes on to score 175 from 66!

Holy. Cow. :O

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#2 Leeds Wire

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 02:40 PM

The man is super-human. His record may never be broken, except maybe by himself of course.

I tuned in to the last over of the game, which Gayle was bowling, and it was pure theatre. Magic stuff - I can't wait to see the highlights.

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 02:48 PM



#4 Futtocks

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 03:25 PM

17 sixes, 13 fours and 7 dot balls, apparently.

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#5 bedlam breakout

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 07:25 PM

the modern day geoff boycott by looks of it!


the inside of a 3star halex table tennis ball smells much like you'd expect it to.

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 06:50 AM

And 175 not out in total.  Off 66 balls.


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#7 Futtocks

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 08:53 AM

Correction to my previous post - 15 dot balls. I watched the highlights on ITV4, which were more extensive than the YouTube clips available. A.B.de Villiers also played a peach of a cameo, actually scoring at a faster rate than Gayle and showing amazing creativity in his shot selections.

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#8 Futtocks

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 10:32 AM

Nine records broken:
Fastest 50 in IPL Cricket (17 Balls)
Fastest 100 in T20 Cricket (30 Balls)
Longest Six in this year's Tournament (119 Metres)
First Player to hit 150 Sixes in IPL Cricket
Best opening Partnership for RCB (167)
Fastest Team Hundred in IPL Cricket (7.5 Overs)
Most Sixes hit in a T20 Innings (17)
Highest Individual Score in T20 Cricket (175)
Highest Total in T20 Cricket (263-5)


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#9 Leeds Wire

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 12:18 PM

Lancashire 2nd XI batsman Jordan Clark has just hit 6 sixes in an over against Yorkshire at Scarborough. Quite an achievement and an extremely rare one at any level of cricket.

 

Watch out for his name in our own T20 competition...






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