Chris Gayle beaten an dominant 101 to lift Barisal Burners to a 10-wicket win over Sylhet Royals in a first compare of a Bangladesh Premier League.
Gayle scored his century off usually 44 balls with a assistance of 7 bounds as well as 10 outrageous sixes.
Chasing Sylhet’s 165 for 4 off twenty overs, Barisal romped home in usually 13.1 overs, interjection to Gayle as well as fellow-opener Ahmed Shehzad of Pakistan, who remained dominant upon 56 off 35 balls with 9 fours as well as a six.
Earlier, Sylhet scored 164 for four, with contributions entrance from a captain, England’s Peter Trego, as well as maestro Bangladesh player Alok Kapali (56). Pakistan medium-pacer Yasir Arafat claimed dual wickets for Barisal.
But a day belonged to Gayle, who left a tiny throng confused by his absolute hitting. Ten sixes as well as 7 bounds in a 44-ball pounding
Setting of for a 166-run chase, he smacked Rubel Hossain for dual uninterrupted fours to comfortable up his jet-lagged shoulders.
In a sixth over, Scott Styris became roadkill, giving divided twenty-seven runs with Gayle hammering him for dual consecutive, true sixes. After an additional 6 off a late New Zealander, Gayle found a troops gait of Peter Trego to his liking, hammering for 3 outrageous blows, all over long-on, a single aloft than a next.
Alok Kapali was since a same treatment, dual sixes in his a single as well as usually over, prior to Noor Hossain Munna served up a long-hop which was duly, deposited in to a mid-wicket stands; attack a grandstand roof. “The bowler [Munna] was substantially underneath a bit some-more pressure. you consider that’s what essentially happened to get a long-hop,” Gayle pronounced after a game.
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