Chris Gayle (215) reply to his critics, the World Cup’s first double century against Zimbabwe on Tuesday to root. Gayle, Marlon Samuels (133 not out) for the second wicket partnership record of 372 runs, played the match.
The pair Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid of India in the World Cup 318-run partnership between broken record.
Target of critics are of poor form Gayle scored 215 in 147 balls, hitting 10 Four and 16 Sixes. He who has the fourth ODI double century and the first non-Indian batsman.
Gayle set the record for the highest score in the World Cup. He broke the record of South African Gary Kirsten, who scored 188 not out in Rawalpindi in 1996 against the UAE said.
Gayle played the innings when the West Indies won the toss and elected to bat first on the second ball Dwayne Smith (zero) was the wicket. Gayle was out on the last ball of the innings.
Gayle with Samuels 372-run partnership for the second wicket record in One-day. The earlier record was Tendulkar and Dravid, who runs in 1999 was 331 against New Zealand in Hyderabad. Gail were battling for some time to run, which was criticized. It was a lot of pressure on the left-hander. That is why he started slow, but in the end the West Indies last 13 overs of their stormy mood was able to create 195. Of these, 152 runs scored in the last ten overs.