Twitter hails Gayle for crossing 10000 runs in T20
Chris Gayle has fired against Gujarat Lions in the 20th match of VIVO Indian Premier League 2017 at Rajkot. The Jamaican has also completed his 10000-run landmark in T20s.
No other batsman comes as close to him when it comes to the shortest format of the game. New Zealand's Brendon McCullum sits on second with 7,524 runs, Australian batsman Brad Hodge has 7,338 runs in his account and Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner has scored 7,156 runs.
The 37-year-old also holds the record of becoming the first batsman to score more than 10,000 runs in three different formats -- First Class cricket, list- A and Twenty20's.
Twitter Reacts as Chris Gayle becomes the first batsman to cross 10,000 runs in T20 Cricket:
Who would have imagined that a player would score 10k in T20!! The boss of this game @henrygayle
Congrats to the Universe Boss on his monumental achievement. Easily the greatest in this format.
Congrats to the LION @henrygayle on 10k T20 runs! Huge again tonight bro!