<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/west-indies/">West Indies</a> international <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Chris-Gayle/news/">Chris Gayle</a> set the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/global-t20-canada-2019">Global T20 Canada 2019</a> on fire with a whirlwind 122 not out off just 54 balls to help <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Vancouver-Knights">Vancouver Knights</a> register the second highest total in T20 history of 276/3 against <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Montreal-Tigers">Montreal Tigers</a> in Match 8 of the tournament at Brampton on Monday. <p></p> <p></p>Gayle hit 12 sixes and seven fours during his innings and combined for a stands of 63 for the first wicket with wicketkeeper batsman Tobias Vesse, 67 with fellow West Indian Chadwick Walton and a massive 139-run stand with South African international <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Rassie-Van-Der-Dussen">Rassie Van Der Dussen</a> in just 8.5 overs. <p></p> <p></p><strong>Never miss out on the latest updates Follow: <a href="https://twitter.com/cricket_country" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener">CricketCountry on Twitter</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>Visse made 51 off just 19 balls with 11 fours and a six while Walton added 29 off 18 balls. Van Der Dussen smashed 56 off just 25 balls with five sixes and three fours. <p></p> <p></p>However, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Montreal-Tigers">Montreal Tigers</a> could not mount a reply, as the match was abandoned without a ball being bowled in Montreal Tigers' innings. The match had to be called off due to the threat of lightning and thunderstorms. <p></p> <p></p>In the other match of the day, Winnipeg Hawks chased down a target of 217 with three wickets in hand against Yuvraj Singh-led <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Toronto-Nationals">Toronto Nationals</a> in Match 7 at Brampton. <p></p> <p></p>After being put in to bat, Toronto rode on opener Rodrigo Thomas' 46-ball 65, Kieron Pollard's 21-ball 52 and Yuvraj's 26-ball 45 to reach 216/7 in their 20 overs. For Winnipeg, West Indian international Dwayne Bravo picked 4/39. <p></p> <p></p>In reply, Winnipeg got off to a blazing start with UAE international Shaiman Anwar and Australia's Chris Lynn adding 48 runs in the first five overs - of which 43 came of Anwar's bat. Lynn then got together with Sunny Sohal (58) for a stand of 117 runs for the second wicket to put Winnipeg on course for a win. <p></p> <p></p>However, Toronto made a comeback as Winnipeg lost four wickets for just six runs, including Lynn for 89 off 48 balls to a run out, but managed to scrape through for a win.