Chris Gayle becomes first batsman to hit double century in World Cup history [ Current Affairs ]

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In first time in history of World Cup, Chris Gayle hit double century on February 24, 2015. Chris Gayle is a West Indies opener batsman and made this record by scoring 215 runs off just 147 balls (which help of 10 fours and 16 sixes) in a Pool-B match against Zimbabwe held at Manuka Oval stadium in Canberra, Australia.

Chris Gayle West Indies Batsman

Chris Gayle West Indies Batsman

Chris Gayle hit double century on February 24, 2015

  • He was broke the previous record which was held by Indian batsman Virender Sehwag (ODI) in December 2011 which a match against West Indies held at Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore.
  • Sachin Tendulkar (ODI) was a first Indian cricketer to reach double century landmark.

- Published on: March 2, 2015