Did you know about Chris Gayle unique record in test Matches ?

Chris Gayle is the only player to hit first ball in test match for six

Tall and attacking left handed batsman of West Indies Chris Gayle have achieved a unique distinction in test cricket when he hit the first of ball a test match against Bangladesh for a six at Mirpur in 2012.

Unlucky bowler was Sohag Gazi who was making his debut and has asked to open the bowling against Gayle & was treated belligerently when Gayle took 18 runs of his first over in test cricket.

In all Chris Gayle has hit 98 sixes in 104 test matches which place him 3rd in the all time list of most sixes in test matches by a batsman.

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Chris Gayle hit first ball of test match for Six

In all Chris Gayle sixes record is impressive and he has hit total of 534 sixes in all forms of international cricket for West Indies. Chris Gayle smashed 331 sixes in ODI cricket and 105 sixes in T20I cricket for Caribbean side.

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