Before starting the match, Gayle had 993 sixes in his T20 career and he played a brilliant innings of 99 runs off 63 deliveries with 7 sixes to reach the landmark. Gayle was dismissed in the final over by Jofra Archer and became the fourth batsman to get out for 99 in IPL history.
Here are the top six hitting batsman in the world cricket.
- Rank – 1 – Chris Gayle – 1001 Sixes
- Rank – 2 – Kieron Pollard – 690 Sixes
- Rank – 3 – Brendon McCullum – 485 Sixes
- Rank – 4 – Shane Watson – 467 Sixes
- Rank – 5 – Andre Russell – 447 Sixes
Chris Gayle was eventually dismissed after hitting one more six in the final over by Jofra Archer for 99. KXIP innings finished with a good total of 185/4 in 20 overs.
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