Punjab Kings (PBKS) will face Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Tuesday in the 32nd match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. In this match, all eyes will be on Punjab’s aggressive batsman Chris Gayle. The experienced Gayle would like to make a difference in the match with his performance and would like to improve the position of Punjab who are currently ranked seventh in the points table. Let’s look at Gayle’s performance against Rajasthan.
Gayle’s IPL career and performance against Rajasthan
Gayle has scored 4,950 runs in 140 IPL matches with an average of 40.24. He has hit six centuries and 31 half-centuries so far. He is the highest scorer in the league with 357 sixes and 404 fours. Against RR, Gayle has scored 539 runs at an average of around 34. He has scored these runs at a strike rate of 134.75. Gayle hit 52 fours and 31 sixes against RR.
This has been the performance of Chris Gayle against the main bowlers of RR
Gayle has scored 51 runs against Chris Morris in 49 balls with the help of seven fours and two sixes. Morris, on the other hand, has taken his wicket three times. Gayle has scored 72 runs in 28 balls against Jaydev Unadkat. Meanwhile, Unadkat has not been able to take his wicket. Gayle has scored eight runs in nine balls in front of Mustafizur Rahman. Meanwhile, Rahman has not been able to get him out. Spin and fast bowlers
Gayle’s performance against spin and fast bowlers
Gayle has scored 3,377 runs against fast bowlers which includes 218 sixes and 318 fours. Gayle has also been dismissed 84 times against fast bowlers. Meanwhile, his average has been 40. Gayle has scored 1,573 runs against spin bowlers and has also been his victim 37 times. During this, Gayle has also hit 139 sixes and 85 fours.
Gayle’s performance this season has been like this
Gayle has scored 178 runs in eight matches in IPL 2021 at an average of 25.42. Meanwhile, his highest score has been 46. He has hit 20 fours and eight sixes in the current season so far.