In the 29th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, the teams Delhi Capitals (DC) and Punjab Kings (PBKS) will face each other at the Narendra Modi Stadium.
Legendary batsman Chris Gayle of PBKS scored 46 runs in the last match against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). He would like to do the same bang performance in the match on Sunday.
Let’s take a look at Gayle’s performance against Delhi.
Gayle’s IPL career and performance against Delhi
Chris Gayle’s IPL career has been fantastic. He has played 139 matches in the league so far, scoring 4,937 runs at an average of 40.46. During this time, he has also scored 31 half-centuries and six centuries. He is the batsman to have scored the most centuries in the IPL.
Gayle has scored 490 runs in 16 matches at a strike rate of 156.05 against DC. Meanwhile, he has also hit 37 sixes and 39 fours.
Gayle’s performance against Delhi’s main bowlers
Gayle has faced Ishant Sharma’s 20 balls and has scored 36 runs. Meanwhile, Ishant has dismissed him once.
Gayle has scored three runs in five balls from Kagiso Rabada. On the other hand, Rabada has never taken Gayle’s wicket in the IPL.
Gayle continues to dominate veteran Amit Mishra. He has scored 67 runs in 31 balls of Mishra. Mishra, on the other hand, has never been able to dismiss him.
Gayle figures against fast and spin bowlers
Chris Gayle has scored 3,366 runs against the fast bowlers with the help of 222 sixes and 309 fours. Gayle, on the other hand, has been dismissed 77 times by the fast bowlers.
Gayle has scored 1,524 runs against spin bowlers. Meanwhile, he has also hit 132 sixes and 88 fours. On the other hand, Gayle has been shown to the pavilion 37 times by spin bowlers.
Gayle can touch the figure of 5,000 runs in the next match
Gayle, who has scored 4,937 runs so far, will have a chance to complete 5,000 runs in the IPL. He could become the seventh and only the third foreign batsman to do so. He has scored 165 runs so far this season.