RCB's Chris Gayle completes record 200 sixes in IPL

Bengaluru, April 13: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) batsman Chris Gayle achieved another milestone in Indian Premier League (IPL), at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium tonight.

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Gayle, the tall Jamaican opener, smashed his 200th six in IPL during their match against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Monday. (KKR, RCB players in a 'scuffle')

200 IPL sixes and counting for Chris Gayle

SRH opted to bowl first and in the opening over of the match, Gayle hit New Zealand left-arm paceman Trent Boult straight down the ground, over the sight-screen, for his milestone six in his 70th game. However, it was the only six for him today as he was out for 21 off 16 balls.

The left-hander is the first batsman in IPL history to record 200 sixes. The second in the list is far behind with 134 - Suresh Raina of Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

In the ongoing 8th edition of IPL, Gayle started off at his usual best, blazing to a 56-ball 96 against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Saturday (April 11) at the Eden Gardens. The 35-year-old hit 7 sixes against KKR and RCB won by 3 wickets.

Most sixes in IPL - Top-5 (as on April 13, 2015)

200 - Chris Gayle (RCB

134 - Suresh Raina (CSK)

130 - Rohit Sharma (Mumbai Indians)

116 - Yusuf Pathan (KKR)

115 - MS Dhoni (CSK)

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