ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (SportingAlert.com) — Watch hard hitting batsman Chris Gayle blasted his way to an undefeated hundred for the Jamaica Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament on Saturday.
Watch Video: Chris Gayle Makes 111 – Caribbean Premier League
Gayle played an aggressive captain’s knock at the top of the Jamaica Tallawahs batting order on his way to scoring a blistering 111 not out off just 63 balls in a comfortable seven-wicket win over St Lucia Zouks at the National Cricket Stadium in Grenada.
His high-profiled innings included 10 sixes and five fours and he was named Man of the Match.
The unbeaten 111 by the Jamaica and West Indies opener, is the first ever century in the Caribbean Premier League, as the defending champions chased down their winning target of 162 with one over left.
Batting first, St Lucia Zouks reached 161 for five, after captain Darren Sammy had won the toss and elected to bat first.
South African opening batsman Henry Davids top scored with 56 from 38 balls, while West Indies Twenty20 skipper Darren Sammy made on 29 not out from 22 balls.
Fast bowler Andre Russell took two for 27 from his three overs for the Jamaica Tallawahs.