West Indies vs Australia 3rd T20I Stats Review: Chris Gayle’s unique record and more

Chris Gayle, with his 67-run knock, became the 1st player to smash 14000 runs in the T20s alone.

Sudharshan Sridharan Author

Updated - 13 July 2021 10:07 pm

West Indies on Tuesday take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the 5-match series by winning the 3rd T20I against Australia. Chris Gayle's stunning 67 (38) helped West Indies chase down a total of 142 runs with 31 balls to spare. By doing so, Gayle and the team achieved some unique milestones. let us have a look at some of those records.

14000 - Chris Gayle, with his 67-run knock, became the 1st player to smash 14000 runs in T20s alone. The 2nd highest on the list is Kieron Pollard with 10836 runs in T20s.

1 - Innings-wise Gayle is the fastest to record 4000, 5000, 6000, 7000, 8000, 9000, 10000, 11000, 12000, 13000 & 14000 runs in T20s. Also, he is the first player to reach all the milestones of 6000 to 14000 runs in the T20s.

Innings taken by Gayle to reach particular runs in T20s

107 inns: 4000 runs on 2012
132 inns: 5000 runs on 2013
162 inns: 6000 runs on 2014
192 inns: 7000 runs on 2015
213 inns: 8000 runs on 2015
249 inns: 9000 runs on 2016
285 inns: 10000 runs on 2017
314 inns: 11000 runs on 2017
345 inns: 12000 runs on 2018
381 inns: 13000 runs on 2019
423 inns: 14000 runs on 2021

3 - Currently, Chris Gayle remains to be the 3rd highest run-scorer vs Australia in T20Is.

Most runs vs Aus in T20Is
Virat Kohli - 718 (18 inns)
Martin Guptill - 435 (12 inns)
Chris Gayle - 383 (11 inns)

5 - Chris Gayle has smashed a fifty-plus score in T20Is after a gap of 5 years. Last time Gayle smashed a fifty-plus score before this game was against England in WT20 2016.

Most fifty-plus scores in T20Is
Virat Kohli - 28
Rohit Sharma - 26
Babar Azam - 19
Martin Guptill - 19
David Warner - 19
Paul Stirling - 18
Chris Gayle - 16
Aaron Finch - 16

9 - Currently, WI have won 9 T20Is against Australia and also they have the best win% (64.28) against Aus in T20Is.

Most wins vs Aus in T20Is 
India - 13 (23 matches)
Pakistan - 13 (23 matches)
West Indies - 9 (14 matches)
Sri Lanka - 8 (16 matches)
England - 8 (19 matches)
South Africa - 8 (21 matches)

10 - West Indies have won their 10th home T20I series (including 1 match series also) out of the 25 T20I series that they have played.

9 - At the age of 41 years and 294 days, Gayle is the 9th oldest player to smash a fifty-plus score in T20Is.

Oldest player to smash 50+ score in T20I :

Faran Afzal (Spain) - 45 years & 160 days
Faisal Javed (Qatar) - 44 years & 231 days
Janeiro Tucker (Bermuda) - 44 years & 219 days
Faisal Javed (Qatar) - 43 years & 338 days
Kaleem Shah (Mozambique) - 43 years & 219 days
Sudeep Thakur (Romania) - 43 years & 27 days
Prakash Mishra (Bulgaria) - 42 years & 168 days
Joost Mees (Luxembourg) - 41 years & 338 days
Heinrich Gericke (Malta) - 41 years & 327 days
Chris Gayle (West Indies) - 41 years & 294 days

26 -
West Indies have won a bilateral series (min 2 matches played) against Australia after a period of 26 years. Last time before now West Indies won a bilateral series against Australia was in a five match ODI series during Mar, 1995