Chris Gayle © Getty Images
Chris Gayle’s knock consisted of 10 boundaries and seven sixes © Getty Images (File photo)

Nov 8, 2014

Chris Gayle smashed a 55-ball 167 to lead Lions to a thumping 10-wicket victory against Warriors in Ram Slam T20 Challenge. Lions chased down the target of 145 set by Warriors in just 14.2 overs.

Gayle’s knock consisted of 10 boundaries and seven sixes, and the carnage started from the first over itself. SR Harmer was smashed for 18 runs in the four balls by Gayle, and the winning runs were also scored of Harmer’s bowling. With just one run required to win, Gayle decided to finish things in style by hitting a six.

For Warriors, Craig Kieswetter scored an unbeaten 82, and waged a lone battle. Eddie Leie wreaked the maximum havoc on Warriors, and finished with figures of 3 for 19.