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ICC World T20: West Indies arrive with Gayle storm, blow England away

Chris Gayle scores a scintillating 47-ball unbeaten hundred as West Indies chase down England's 182/6.

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Chris Gayle was at the non-striker's end for three overs when batting with Marlon Samules. But when he got the strike in the sixth over, Chris Jordan bowled two wides and then three dot balls. On the last ball of that over, Gayle struck a four. He reached to 14 runs off 10 balls at that time. He played 37 more balls and smashed 86 more runs, scoring the first hundred of this World T20. (Source: Reuters)

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He started slow against England. But the intent was always there as it has been with Chris Gayle. (Source: Reuters)

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The effortless hitting from Chris Gayle was on display at the Wankhede stadium on Wednesday. He reached to his fifty in just 27 balls. (Source: Reuters)

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Then came the storm - Gaylestorm. Six sixes after his fifty and two fours. (Source: AP)

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Chris Gayle took only 20 more balls after his fifty to reach to the three-figure mark. A scintillating ton in Mumbai had England on the ropes. (Source: PTI)

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Chris Gayle had the chance to break the record of fastest ton in T20Is but he took five balls to score his last four runs, missing the record by two balls. (Source: Reuters)

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The 47-ball 100* contained five fours and 11 sixes. A strike-rate of more than 208 and a win for West Indies. (Source: Reuters)