Within the third T20I of the continued five-match sequence between West Indies and Australia, the Nicholas Pooran-led aspect but once more dominated the proceedings and registered a 6-wicket win over the Aussies. The triumph additionally impressed West Indies to clinch the 5-match leg with two matches left to be performed.
Windies all-time nice T20 batsman Chris Gayle confirmed his classic avatar to assist his staff chase down the paltry goal of 142 in 14.5 overs. Gayle took Aussie bowlers to the cleaners, smashing at a strike fee of 176.32.
The ‘Universe Boss’ scored 67 runs from simply 38 deliveries with the assistance of 4 fours and 7 humungous sixes. Throughout his phenomenal knock, Gayle additionally achieved a particular milestone as he grew to become the primary participant to achieve the 14000-run benchmark in T20s general.
Other than Gayle, Pooran made a useful contribution of an unbeaten 32 to take his aspect over the end line with six wickets in hand.
Earlier, the guests might solely handle to put up 141/6 on the scoreboard of their allotted 20 overs. Moises Henriques and captain Aaron Finch have been the one gamers who reached the 30-run mark within the batting unit. Whereas Henriques made 33 off 29 balls, Finch scored 30 from 31 deliveries.
For the hosts, Hayden Walsh picked up two wickets for 18 runs in his quota of 4 overs. Fabian Allen (1/26), Dwayne Bravo (1/17), and Oben McCoy (1/9) bagged one wicket apiece.
Right here is how Twitter reacted:
Chris Gayle superb! 14,000 T20 runs! The primary batsman to achieve the feat! Unimaginable participant. All these years and he’s truthfully nonetheless so thrilling to look at. Universe Boss issues! #WIvAUS
— Chloe-Amanda Bailey (@ChloeAmandaB) July 13, 2021
West Indies first sequence win in a multi-match bilateral sequence in any format in opposition to Australia since March 1995. West Indies then have been the #1 ranked Check staff on the planet & Nicholas Pooran, their captain on this sequence, wasn’t even born.#WIvAUS
— Deepu Narayanan (@deeputalks) July 13, 2021
— ICC (@ICC) July 13, 2021
— Windies Cricket (@windiescricket) July 13, 2021
Good sequence win by @windiescricket . Provided that Pollard was absent and an inexperienced captain in Pooran main. These are good indicators going ahead. Congrats to @windieswomen as effectively right now on some actually good cricket @CuddyWalsh .
— Ian Raphael Bishop (@irbishi) July 13, 2021
Highest scores by West Indies bats v Australia in males’s T20Is
C Gayle 88 (2009)
C Gayle 75no (2012)
C Gayle 67 (right now)#WIvAUS
— Adam Burnett (@AdamBurnett09) July 13, 2021
That is solely the second 50+ knock for Chris Gayle in a T20I match at residence!
The primary of them was in 2010 World Cup match in opposition to India, when he was run-out at 98.#WIvAUS
— Kausthub Gudipati (@kaustats) July 13, 2021
“Don’t thoughts the numbers and Chris Gayle is quickly to be 42. You guys ought to be blissful to see Chris Gayle nonetheless on the sector. Simply respect the Universe Boss and let him have some enjoyable.” C.Gayle. @FoxCricket #WIvAUS pic.twitter.com/XXijLssxsa
— Tom Morris (@tommorris32) July 13, 2021
14000 T20 runs & counting for Chris Gayle. He is practically 42 however hasn’t stopped hitting large sixes. Hit 7 big sixes within the third T20 v Australia. Gayle has 22 T20 tons & has hit 1028 sixes in 423 innings! That is loopy. T20 famous person for a cause @henrygayle
— Sarang Bhalerao (@bhaleraosarang) July 13, 2021
Because the cliche goes, kind is momentary however class is everlasting. Gayle storm is again with 67 off 38 and seven sixes! #SixMachine
— Mazher Arshad (@MazherArshad) July 13, 2021
Chris Gayle’s bat made sound of a flute. Really the boss!
— Foolish Level (@FarziCricketer) July 13, 2021
Chris Gayle turns into the primary ever batsman to finish 14,000 runs in T20 profession – The boss, The Universe boss. pic.twitter.com/Tw2B91Dldg
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) July 13, 2021
— ICC (@ICC) July 13, 2021
Chris Gayle right now grew to become the primary ever in historical past to achieve 14,000 T20 runs and what a option to attain the milestone. An incredible thundering match profitable innings for his staff, each time this man was doubted, he at all times replied in his model. Be it IPL auctions or wanting runs.
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) July 13, 2021
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