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IPL 2022: 'Didn't get the respect I deserved, wasn't treated properly,' reveals Chris Gayle on opting out of season
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IPL 2022: 'Didn't get the respect I deserved, wasn't treated properly,' reveals Chris Gayle on opting out of season

Last year, Chris Gayle featured in 10 games and scored 193 runs at a strike rate of 125.32, while in 2020, he played just seven matches and amassed 288 runs

IPL 2022: Jos Buttler, Virat Kohli and other batters scoring multiple tons in the same season
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IPL 2022: Jos Buttler, Virat Kohli and other batters scoring multiple tons in the same season

Here's a look at past instances of batters scoring multiple centuries in one Indian Premier League (IPL) season.

On this day in 2017: Chris Gayle became first batter to reach 10000-run mark in T20 cricket
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On this day in 2017: Chris Gayle became first batter to reach 10000-run mark in T20 cricket

On 18 April 2017, the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot witnessed a momentous event as Chris Gayle achieved the feat in the Indian Premier League match between his side Royal Challengers Bangalore and Gujrat Lions.

IPL 2022: Shikhar Dhawan creates history, becomes 1st Indian to hit 1,000 fours in T20 cricket
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IPL 2022: Shikhar Dhawan creates history, becomes 1st Indian to hit 1,000 fours in T20 cricket

Dhawan is currently the fifth highest in the list of most fours hit in T20s. The record for most fours is currently held by the legendary Chris Gayle.

Orange Cap holders in the history of IPL: List of batsmen finishing as highest run-scorers in a season
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Orange Cap holders in the history of IPL: List of batsmen finishing as highest run-scorers in a season

The 15th edition of the IPL is just around the corner as we look back at orange cap holders in the history of the tournament so far.

On This Day: Chris Gayle slams first-ever double century at ICC Cricket World Cup
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On This Day: Chris Gayle slams first-ever double century at ICC Cricket World Cup

Gayle smashed 215 off 147 deliveries, which included 10 boundaries and 16 glorious sixes. With his remarkable feat, Gayle also became the fifth cricketer to have achieved a double-ton in a 50-overs match.

Republic Day 2022: 'You truly are a special ambassador', PM Modi extends personal greetings to Jonty Rhodes, Chris Gayle
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Republic Day 2022: 'You truly are a special ambassador', PM Modi extends personal greetings to Jonty Rhodes, Chris Gayle

As India celebrates its 73rd Republic Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to celebrated cricketers.

They're killing the entertainment in T20 cricket, says Chris Gayle of current openers
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They're killing the entertainment in T20 cricket, says Chris Gayle of current openers

The 42-year-old Jamaican said that the T10 is setting new standards when it comes to explosive batting.

T20 World Cup 2021: Chris Gayle clarifies he's 'semi-retired', was just having fun in Australia game
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T20 World Cup 2021: Chris Gayle clarifies he's 'semi-retired', was just having fun in Australia game

The events of the Australia-West Indies game suggested that the swashbuckling Gayle had made his last appearance in the maroon jersey.

T20 World Cup 2021: Australia boost semi-final hopes with convincing win as West Indies bid goodbye to legends
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T20 World Cup 2021: Australia boost semi-final hopes with convincing win as West Indies bid goodbye to legends

Chris Gayle appeared to have played his last game for the West Indies while Dwayne Bravo had already confirmed his international retirement before the game against Australia.

T20 World Cup 2021: Ageing West Indies must let go of the past if they aspire to court glory in future
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T20 World Cup 2021: Ageing West Indies must let go of the past if they aspire to court glory in future

Admittedly, turning to youth for the sake of it is embarking on a path fraught with danger, but because of their lack of foresight, West Indies are now in a position where they have no option but to do so.

T20 World Cup 2021: Asalanka, Hasaranga script Sri Lanka's victory to end West Indies' semi-final hopes
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T20 World Cup 2021: Asalanka, Hasaranga script Sri Lanka's victory to end West Indies' semi-final hopes

Young batters Charith Asalanka (68) and Pathum Nissanka (51) toyed with the seven-man West Indies attack in raising Sri Lanka’s highest total of 189-3 in their final Group 1 game by slamming powerful half centuries.

T20 World Cup 2021 Photos: West Indies endure horror show with ball as South Africa open Super 12s account
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T20 World Cup 2021 Photos: West Indies endure horror show with ball as South Africa open Super 12s account

Check out photos from the T20 World Cup Super 12 match between South Africa and West Indies

T20 World Cup 2021: West Indies still expect 'great things' from Chris Gayle, says assistant coach Roddy Estwick
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T20 World Cup 2021: West Indies still expect 'great things' from Chris Gayle, says assistant coach Roddy Estwick

The big-hitter smashed three boundaries before falling to pace bowler Tymal Mills in the lop-sided contest, but Estwick believes his presence in the dressing room is just as important as numbers.

T20 World Cup Top Moments: Chris Gayle blasts 11 sixes in 47-ball 100 for fastest ton in WT20 history
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T20 World Cup Top Moments: Chris Gayle blasts 11 sixes in 47-ball 100 for fastest ton in WT20 history

Coming into it, then freshly retired Brendon McCullum held the record for most sixes in T20Is but by the time Gayle was done, he had taken a sizeable lead over the New Zealander.

World T20 2012 recap: West Indies' tough path to success, India's forgettable campaign and more
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World T20 2012 recap: West Indies' tough path to success, India's forgettable campaign and more

Ahead of the T20 World Cup 2021, Firstpost takes a look back at some of the best storylines from the 2012 T20 World Cup.

T20 World Cup 2021: West Indies backing Chris Gayle to do well, says skipper Kieron Pollard
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T20 World Cup 2021: West Indies backing Chris Gayle to do well, says skipper Kieron Pollard

Heading into the showpiece, Gayle is just 97 runs short of becoming the highest run scorer in T20 World Cup, and Pollard said that there are no words to describe what the 'Universe Boss' has done for their country.

Curtly Ambrose is as much an achiever as Chris Gayle and entitled to his opinion, says Sir Viv Richards
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Curtly Ambrose is as much an achiever as Chris Gayle and entitled to his opinion, says Sir Viv Richards

Richards urged Gayle to take Ambrose's criticisms positively as he might just not be the only one taking a dig at his current form.