Twitter taken over by 'Gayle' storm

Apr 23, 2013, 18:56 IST | A correspondent

Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Chris Gayle was a hot topic of discussion on Twitter after he slammed 175 runs off 66 balls against Pune Warriors.

Chris Gayle trended high on Twitter after scoring the fastest T20 century, 175 not out off 66 balls against Pune Warriors today.

Twitter taken over by 'Gayle' storm
Into the record books: Chris Gayle

As the Royal Challengers Bangalore opener smashed his way into the record books, tweeters were lavishing praise on him.

Rajasthan Royals co-owner Shilpa Shetty tweeted, "Unbelievable inning by Gayle! ThankGod we r not at the receiving end!!ha ha ha;) Incredible..he makes it all look so easy!"

Mumbai Indians off-spinner  Harbhajan Singh posted, "Gayle gayle gayle all the way. Never seen something like this.jamiacan style maaaan.gayle this is insane.yaaa maaan."

Twitter taken over by 'Gayle' storm
All praises for Gayle: Shilpa Shetty

Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said on Twitter, "Life is all about taking the right decision,seeing Gayle bat today I think I took the right decision of being a wicket keeper."

Fellow Jamaican and master runner Usain Bolt too hailed Gayle's record.

Chashme Baddoor actor Siddharth posted, "A Sahara chopper is on it’s way to rescue hostages from the chinnaswami stadium. #ChrisGayle."

Some other tweets on Gayle's achievement were:

@_fakeiplplayer: IPL should be replaced with a new format 7-week annual tournament called 'Bowlers vs Chris Gayle'.

@AltCricket: Someone test Chris Gayle's bat for steroids.

@prtxt: Chris Gayle must be the tenth team in next IPL.

@GabbbarSingh: The Jamaicans who do the fastest 100 meters: 1. Usain Bolt 2. Chris Gayle's Six

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