West Indies' flamboyant opener Chris Gayle on Tuesday became the first cricketer in history to score 14,000 runs in T20 cricket. Universe Boss crossed the 14,000-run mark in style during the third T20I against Australia in St Lucia.
He played stormy innings of 38 balls 67 runs in the third T20 match against Australia and has made this record in his name. Let us tell you for information that to date no one has this record in his name and he is the first player to make this record.
Gayle hit 7 sixes and 4 fours in this innings. Chris Gayle also became the third cricketer in the world to complete 1000 T20 runs at the age of 40. He also became the oldest cricketer to score a half-century in T20 cricket.
He scored a half-century in international T20 cricket after five years. Due to his brilliant innings, West Indies defeated Australia by six wickets in the third T20 match to take a 3-0 lead in the five-match series.