Sports / Chris Gayle Reaches 10,000 ODI Runs, 1st Batsman to Hit 500 Sixes

The Quint : Feb 28, 2019, 10:59 AM

ODI cricket, Chris Gayle broke a slew of records during West Indies’ fourth match against England on Wednesday, 27 February. He also became the first batsman in the world to smash 500 sixes in international cricket. En route to his 162 off 97 balls at St George's. Gayle is the 14th batsman to cross the 10,000 ODI runs mark, and only the second from West Indies to do so after Brian Lara.

Gayle is the 14th batsman to cross the 10,000 ODI runs mark, and only the second from West Indies to do so after Brian Lara.

"I think it just shows there are going to be unbelievable days of cricket and when someone like Chris Gayle's in the opposition you can lose those games," Buttler said. "We were put under great pressure and I thought the guys did well to stand up to it."

The veteran Windies batsman Gayle had on 17 February announced that he will retire from One-Day International cricket after this year's World Cup in England and Wales.