The Heavyweights; 10 Game Changers in the IPL
Published - May 8, 2015 1:43 pm | Updated - May 8, 2015 1:43 pm
The Heavyweights; 10 Game Changers in the IPL: Indian Premier League is a T20 based format and the fate of a game gets changed in a matter of some deliveries. A side ends up being the losing side even after getting into a situation where defeat might seem absurd. Such an amplified rate of unpredictability is solely due to the presence of some IMPACT players in the game.
Throughout the years, we have seen a number of such performances where a player, in a single handed fashion succeeded in changing the course of the game.
Here goes the list of The Heavyweights; 10 Game Changers in the IPL :
1. Chris Gayle:
Leading the chart is none other than the player with most number of sixes (221) in the tournament. Also, he is the player to have scored 175* runs in a single T20 innings off 66 deliveries. He has also got as many as 5 IPL centuries and 18 times Gayle surpassed the score of 50 in IPL. The West Indian is now the fastest player to reach to 3000 IPL runs. He has been the pivotal character in the batting line up for RCB and once he gets going, the opposition can sense nothing but an inevitable and a harsh defeat. Gayle has scored 3065 runs in 76 matches.