24 April 2013 :: Chris Gayle has set a new record for the fastest century in the history of professional cricket with an astonishing ton off 30 balls for the Royal Challengers Bangalore [ RCB ] in the Indian Premier League [IPL ], and then went on to make the highest score ever seen in Twenty20, ending unbeaten with 175 off 66 balls. The West Indies opener battered the Pune Warriors bowling attack with a century that included seven dot balls, four singles, eight fours and 11 sixes for the home side at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. By the end of his innings he had amassed 17 sixes and 13 fours as Bangalore recorded a total of 263 for five, the highest innings total in a Twenty20 match. Gayle also took two wickets of Pune Warriors.
Not only this Chis Gayle broke many others Records too.
Fastest hundred in T20s – 30 balls
Highest individual score in T20s – 175*
Highest team score in T20s – 263 for 5
Most sixes hit in an innings – 17 by Gayle, 21 by RCB