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Make sure you get fifty in 10 balls next time: Yuvraj Singh to Chris Gayle

Yuvraj Singh and Chris Gayle hold the record for the fastest fifty, off 12 balls, in the T20 format.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 19, 2016 12:20:42 pm
Chris Gayle, Chris Gayle fifty, Chris Gayle record, Chris Gayle fifty record, Yuvraj Singh fifty, Yuvraj Singh sixes, cricket news, cricket Chris Gayle smashed a 12-ball 50 on Monday. (Source: Instagram)

Chris Gayle smashed a 12-ball fifty for Melbourne Renegades against Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash League at MCG on Monday. Gayle scored a ferocious 56 runs in 17 balls including 7 sixes and a couple of fours to his name.

In the process, he equalled Yuvraj Singh’s record of the fastest T20 fifty. After Gayle’s brutal knock, Yuvraj Singh tweeted his disappointment and urged the left-hander to score in 10 balls next time. Yuvraj feels AB de Villiers can break his 12-ball 50 record.

Yuvraj had scored a 12-ball fifty against England in the ICC World T20 in the year 2007. He smashed Stuart Broad for six sixes in an over which is still a record in the T20 format.

Relive: Yuvraj Singh’s 6 sixes (App users click here)

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