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GAYLE SMASHES RECORDS IN BANGLADESH PREMIER LEAGUE FINAL

Rangpur Riders defeat Dhaka Dynamites in BPL final

Chris Gayle has been taking names and smashing records in Bangladesh as his Rangpur Riders side stormed to victory in the Premier League final.

Gayle shared an unbeaten 201-run partnership - the highest stand in a T20 final - with Brendon McCullum as Rangpur posted 206-1 at Dhaka.

The West Indies batsman’s knock proved to much for Dhaka Dynamites who managed 149-9 from their 20 overs.

Here are some of the numbers from Gayle’s gargantuan knock.

146

Gayle crashed 146* off 69 – the highest Bangladesh Premier League score in history.

146 is also the highest individual innings score in any T20 final.

18

Gayle’s innings included a mammoth 18 sixes. The most sixes ever scored in a T20 innings - beating his own record of 17.

20

The innings saw Gayle hit his 20th T20 hundred.

His closest contenders – Michael Klinger, Brendon McCullum, and Luke Wright – have only hit seven.

11,056

Gayle passed 11,000 T20 runs. No other player has scored more than 9,000 in their career.

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