Gayle did the feat in T20, which hardly anyone could ever do
Known as the West Indies star batsman and the Universe boss, Chris Gayle has achieved a position in Twenty20 cricket that hardly a batsman can ever reach. Gayle is playing for Jamaica Talahwaj in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). In a match played against Barbados Tridents on Sunday (September 15), Gayle took a big record by scoring 22 runs. Gayle became the first batsman to score 13000 runs in T20 cricket during this innings.
Chris Gayle has the most runs in T20 cricket. Gayle has so far scored 13013 runs in 389 T20 matches at an average of 39.07 and a strike rate of 147.55. It consists of 22 centuries. Gayle also holds the record for the highest century in T20 cricket. New Zealand's Brendon McCallum is second in terms of highest runs after Gayle. McCallum has 9922 T20 runs in his account. Prior to Gayle, no batsman in T20 cricket could even reach the 10,000-run mark.Kieran Pollard is the third in this case with 9582 runs in his account. David Warner is fourth with 8803 runs and Shoaib Malik is at number five with 8780 runs. Jamaica Talahwaj defeated Barbados Tridents by four wickets.