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Updated on May 14th 2024, 12:05:06 pm

Chris Gayle vs Harbhajan Singh Head to Head and Memorable Encounters

In ODI Cricket, Harbhajan Singh has bowled 152 Balls to Chris Gayle. Gayle has scored 118 Runs and he has been dismissed 3 times.

Chris Gayle vs Harbhajan Singh was the classic off spinner to the left handed batter battle. Chris Gayle was one of the most destructive batters in world cricket and Harbhajan Singh was one of the most skillful off spinners of all time. He knew what to do to not concede many runs. Chris Gayle is a legend of all 3 formats of cricket.


Chris Gayle


Chris Gayle is the last of the all time great West Indies batters that have played international cricket in all 3 formats. He has played 103 Test Matches for West Indies. He has scored 7214 runs in Test Cricket at an average of 42.19. He has smashed 15 hundreds, 3 double hundreds and he is one of the rarest few to have hit 2 triple hundreds in Test Cricket. He has also taken 73 aw Wickets in Test Cricket. Chris Gayle has also played in 301 ODIs for West Indies In which he has made 10480 runs at an average of 37.83. He hit 25 hundreds and a double hundred in ODI Cricket. While bowling he also took 167 Wickets in ODI Cricket. In the 79 T20IS he played he hit 1899 runs with 2 hundreds. Therefore he scored more than 19500+ international runs and took 260 Wickets. Check here Best Innings by Chris Gayle


Harbhajan Singh


Harbhajan Singh is one of the best off spinners that the sport has ever seen and one of the Top 3 in India. He has played 103 Test Matches and has taken 417 Wickets. He has an average of 32.48 and he has taken 25 Five Wicket Hauls and 5 times he has taken 10 wickets in a Test Match. He has also played 236 ODIs for India. He has got 269 Wickets for India in which he has 3 Five Wicket Hauls in ODI Cricket. He has taken a total of 711  Wickets in international cricket which includes 25 Wickets in T20I Cricket. Read here best bowling by Harbhajan Singh


Head to Head


Chris Gayle has faced 202 balls from Harbhajan Singh In Test Cricket. Chris Gayle has made 98 runs while being dismissed 2 times in Test Cricket. 


In ODI Cricket, Harbhajan Singh has bowled 152 Balls to Chris Gayle. Gayle has scored 118 Runs and he has been dismissed 3 times.


Memorable Encounters


  • This was the 5th Test in 2002. At that time India vs West Indies was an important Test series. In the first innings Chris Gayle hit 68 runs and Harbhajan Singh took 5 Wickets in this innings. However he was not able to dismiss Gayle. Harbhajan Singh bowled 6 balls to Chris Gayle and he was hit for 10 runs.

 

  • Their next Memorable Encounter was also in 2002. It was the 2nd Test Match in the return series in India. Chris Gayle was dismissed for 23 runs in the first innings by Harbhajan Singh. He faced 75 balls in this innings and out of those 8 were bowled by Harbhajan Singh.


  • In ODI Cricket , they have had a few great encounters but the most memorable was the one in 2002. It was the 2nd ODI and Chris Gayle hit a wonderful hundred. He bowled 21 balls to Chris Gayle and he hit 26 Runs against him

 

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