3 Batsman Who Could Carry Forward The Legacy Of Chris Gayle In T20 Cricket

Chris Gayle is the most eminent name in the T20 international sphere of cricket along with domestic leagues of versatile Nations like India(IPL), Bangladesh (BPL), Australia (BBL), and Caribbean(CPL) he is the first man who actually carved the format of T20 cricket in the way it should proceed there were many attacking batsman before him as he tried their luck in this format like Virender Sehwag, Ricky Ponting, and Brian Lara but no one could get as succeed as Chris Gayle. 

   In his international T20 career he has scored 1899 runs in 79 matches with a brilliant average of 28 runs per game. He has actually set the pattern and the template of how T20 cricket should be played throughout the world cricketing sphere. In the IPL, he used to play from the side of Royal Challengers Bangalore which is the lone team who got enormous popularity even after being an unsuccessful franchise for ample years in the league. When Gayle was at the peak of his career then his game fans and lovers named him the ‘Universe Boss’ due to his ruthless and incredible hitting ability. 

    Thus, beneath are the bureau of three skilled batsmen who can actually take forward this huge legacy of Gayle in near future. 

#1. Liam Livingstone (Eng).

     Liam Livingston is a similar kind of batsman in the T20 cricket which the universe Boss Chris Gayle used to be. He has that brutal power in his hands that can smash the ball even out of the stadium. Livingston started his career for England just a year before, and in such a short period of time, he has captivated each and every fan of T20 cricket from all over the world. 

    He has made 342 runs in 20 matches with a strike rate of 166.90, which is above par for any T20 batter. Livingston also bowls occasional spin bowling just like Gayle, so he would be the perfect candidate to carry on his brawny legacy. 

#2. Rovman Powell (WI).

     Rovman Powell is the name from the Caribbean who has the most lethal hitting capability in the world in the current times. After watching the kind of power he put behind the ball during the stroke making is very similar to the brand of cricket which Chris Gayle used to play, his high lift hitting is also a trait that actually takes him closer to the aura of the ‘Universe Boss’. Thus belonging to the same cricket-playing nation he could be the heir to Chris Gayle’s style of batting in the T20 format.

#3. Ishan Kishan (Ind).

  Ishan Kishan is the lone southpaw in the chronicle who has the temperament and talent to carry ahead the inevitable legacy of Chris Gayle. Kishan these days is bringing the ruthless outline of Caribbean power hitting the sphere of the Indian subcontinent. He has scored 532-runs in 18 T20I international games which he has played, also the average strike rate is above 132. Well, his full-fledged power hitting makes him a strong candidate in the above listicle of stats. 

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