Before Picking Chris Gayle in Fantasy Team Know about Him

When it comes to cricket fans forming their fantasy cricket leagues and choosing their players, the name Chris Gayle comes out on the top. Cricket is by all means, the most popular sport in India and it is truly followed like a religion in this nation.  

Fantasy cricket, in the present scenario, captures a major portion of user engagement. Cricket fans pick their fantasy cricket league to earn points based on their real performance and earn cash prizes. Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies, Chris Gayle is one of the favourite choices of cricket fans to include him in their team due to his almost consistent performance in real cricket field. 

Explore a bit about him before you decide to take him in your fantasy premier league: 

Read on

  • Chris Gayle is among the few West Indian players to have made more than 6000 runs in Test cricket. 
  • Gayle holds the record for most number of centuries for a West Indian in ODIs. 
  • He turned out to be the first West Indian to make more than 7000 runs. And take more than 150 wickets in ODIs. 
  • Gayle also became the first player to hit triple century against South Africa. 
  • While Sachin Tendulkar is the king when it comes to scoring tons in Tests and ODIs, in T20s it’s the Chris Gayle show. The dashing left-hander has hit seven centuries in this format–two of these are international hundreds.  
  • He is amongst the four elite Batsman in the world who have hit two Triple centuries in Test cricket with Donald Bradman, Virender Sehwag and Brian Lara. 
  • Gayle is the one of the three batsman to make three 150+ plus runs in ODI’s with Brian Lara and Vivian Richards being other two. 
  • He has the unique distinction of scoring a 100 in all three formats of the game. 
  • Gayle is the first player to have hit a century on T20 WC debut. 
  • He finished IPL 4 as the tournament’s leading run-maker, with 608 runs, and hence bagged the “Orange Cap”. 
  • Before Fame-He played with Kingston’s renowned Lucas Cricket Club, which he said saved him from a life on the streets. 
  • He is laughing, charming and always doing some crazy things on the field that Tony Cozier once called him “the Laughing Cavalier”. 
  • He is the first Batsman to make a hundred in T20 format against South Africa in 2007 world cup game (117) and also first to hit centuries in all three formats of the game. 

Note his records

In 2018 Chris Gayle is playing for IPL team Kings XI Punjab. But he made some amazing records when playing for IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore. 

  • Fastest Fifty in IPL 
  • Longest Six in this IPL 
  • Fastest Hundred in T20 
  • First to hit 150 Sixes in IPL 
  • Most Sixes in one Innings in a T20 
  • Fastest Team Hundred 
  • Highest Total In T20 Cricket (263) 
  • Highest Individual Make in T20 

Enjoy reading and playing! 

Astounding Facts of Virat Kohli

Hello fantasy cricket fans! Indian Cricketer Virat Kohli, the captain of test matches, ODI and Royal Challengers Bangalore for IPL matches, is someone who became one of the biggest names and has achieved so much in short span of time. 

When you create your fantasy cricket leagues, you might have seen this cricketer to be in the upper limits of points. If you are just planning to make one fantast league for the next contest at 11Wickets, know him.

Just know some amazing facts about this young and great player

Kohli played a key Ranji match in 2006. In spite of the fact that his father passed away the same day. He made 90 runs in that match against Karnataka. 

Virat Kohli was U-19 cricket team captain led the U-19 Indian team to glory of World Cup in 2008. 

Virat Kohli is one amongst the 8 cricketers who have made 20 centuries in one day international matches. In addition, Kohli is the fastest cricketer to reach this 20 ODI centuries taking just 133 innings for it. This is contrast to 197 innings of Sachin Tendulkar for the same. 

Another laurel in Virat’s bag is that he’s the fourth cricketer to score 1000 runs or more in ODI cricket for three consecutive years. 

Virat Kohli has been a fruitful run scorer from the beginning and is the fastest to reach the 10th, 15th, 18th and 19th centuries in one day international, with the last milestone made against Bangladesh where he scored 136 runs. 

Virat Kohli shares a record with Sir Vivian Richards for being the fastest to reach 5000 ODI runs. 

Virat’s tattoo

Virat sports a dragon tattoo on his arm; it seems that the tattoo brings him good luck. 

He’s the first Indian to make a century on World Cup debut. 

Virat Kohli has been one amongst the 10 best dressed men in the world in 2012. 

Virat Kohli has been the one who scored the most number of ODI and test runs in 2012, earning him ICC’s Cricketer of the Year award. He was just 23 at the time. 

In 2014, Virat Kohli has been ranked as the 2nd most profitable athlete around the globe. 

Sir Vivian Richards honoured Virat Kohli by making a remark that Kohli reminded him of himself. 

Now, when selecting Virat Kohli in your fantasy team, you can consider these facts apart from his latest performance in any match and see whether he score any points for you and make your team win at contest you have entered. 

Enjoy fantasy sports!

Strategies to Play T20 Fantasy Cricket

Fantasy sports are chiefly online gaming where participants unite to play their favourite game. There are numerous fantasy sports organized around the world such as football, baseball, hockey and many others.

And one of the well famous names added in this list is fantasy cricket. It is one of the most interactive sports for cricket fans. It tends to gain large number of followers as people of India enjoy this concept or sports. There is steady increase in people who love to play fantasy cricket leagues and tournaments.

In this post, we will try to put forward a few points that help people to play T20 cricket game.

Research well

The most basic and crucial thing that have to be done before playing any fantasy sports is research on it. People who wish to play fantasy cricket and win cash daily, should try to figure out lots of data related to this by using sources such as newspaper, magazines and internet.

This type of data aids people to choose players as well as offer knowledge about the present form of players. So, that they can eventually add maximum points when playing T20 fantasy leagues.

Get facts related to players and game

Another most crucial point that taken into thought while playing fantasy cricket is rules and regulations of the game. There are many rules that help to earn most points.

For batsmen, there are many parameters that should be regarded such as number of runs scored, milestone bonus and strike rate. Milestone bonus points are a few extra points that are awarded to a batsman when their playing score attains to 25 runs, 50 runs, 75 runs, 100 runs and so on. This type of points helps people to gain utmost points or score while playing the match

Likewise, for bowlers there are many points that taken into thought like economy rate, number of wickets and milestone bonus. In case of bowling, milestone bonus are awarded on the basis of wickets such as if a bowler takes 2 wickets then he will earn a few points, if he takes 3 wickets then he will earn a few more points and so on.

Conclusion

Fantasy cricket game is one of the most appealing and highly popular games around the world. Participants can create their own teams and play IPL fantasy leagues, T20 fantasy leagues and numerous other tournaments and games.

Enjoy fantasy sports!