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Bangalore Royal Challengers vs Pune Warriors

Match info: Indian Premier League at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium

Date: 23rd Apr 2013 Umpires: A S Dar and C Shamsuddin

20-over match

Home team and score Away team score

Bangalore Royal Challengers

263/5 (20.0 Overs)

Result

Pune Warriors

133/9 (20.0 Overs)

Royal Challengers Bangalore win by 130 runs

  • Last Updated: April 23 2013, 16:18 BST

West Indian Chris Gayle made the highest-ever Twenty20 score - 175 not out - in an Indian Premier League game on Tuesday.

Chris Gayle: Didn't hang around on his way to a 30-ball ton
Chris Gayle: Didn't hang around on his way to a 30-ball ton

Gayle's knock was also the fastest-ever T20 century - he reached three figures off just 30 balls while batting for the Banglore Royal Challengers against Pune Warriors.

In his 66-ball innings, Gayle smashed 17 sixes - again the most ever - and 13 fours.

Former Australia right-hander Andrew Symonds previously held the record for the quickest Twenty20 century when he reached three figures for Kent against Middlesex in 2004.

Brendon McCullum held the previous record for highest individual score, set when he made 158 from 73 balls during the 2008 IPL.

Gayle's century - his fourth in the IPL - also helped the Royal Challengers to the highest Twenty20 score, posting 264 for three, to beat Sri Lanka's 260 for six against Kenya in 2007.

Gayle told ITV Sport: "I'm lost for words. It was just one of those days. It's a good wicket and I started well. I got a good total. I can't say it's a decent total - it's a good total."

Bangalore went on to win the game by 130 runs with Pune ending on 133 for nine from their 20 overs with Gayle taking two for five in the reply.


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