Chris Gayle Scores Century Against UAE: List of All ODI Centuries Hit by West Indies Batsman as he Equals Sachin Tendulkar & Hashim Amla's Record
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Chris Gayle hit a blistering knock of 123 runs against UAE in the ICC World Cup Qualifiers’ match at Harare on March 6, 2018. Known for his aggressive style of play, Gayle has now hit a century at least against 11 countries in the One Day International (ODI) format. With this knock, the explosive West Indies batsman registered his name in the record books, next to Sachin Tendulkar and Hashim Amla.

Gayle’s batting prowess is world known. He has flayed bowling attacks around the globe. His recent record of scoring an ODI century against every 11 nations is a testimony to it. He has now hit centuries against Kenya, India, Zimbabwe, South Africa, England, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Canada, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, and UAE.

The swashbuckling left-hander has several ODI records to his name. On Tuesday, the free-stroking Jamaican added another feather in his already studded cap. We at LatestLY, bring to you Chris Gayle’s list of ODI centuries he has hit in his entire career.

List of all ODI Centuries scored by Chris Gayle in his Career:

Sr. No# Year Against Score Balls Faced 4s 6s S/R
1 2001 Kenya 152 150 17 1 101.33
2 2002 India 103 116 8 3 88.79
3 2002 India 140 127 12 5 110.23
4 2002 India 101 107 10 3 94.39
5 2003 Kenya 119 151 8 2 78.80
6 2003 Zimbabwe 153* 160 19 2 95.62
7 2003 Zimbabwe 112* 75 17 2 149.33
8 2004 South Africa 152 153 12 3 99.34
9 2004 England 132* 165 12 1 80.00
10 2005 South Africa 132 152 7 2 86.84
11 2005 Pakistan 124 137 13 0 90.51
12 2006 India 123 130 18 2 94.61
13 2006 Bangladesh 104* 118 11 3 88.13
14 2006 England 101 128 10 1 78.90
15 2006 South Africa 133* 135 17 3 98.51
16 2008 Canada 110* 77 14 6 142.85
17 2008 Pakistan 113 106 11 5 106.60
18 2008 Pakistan 122 137 5 6 89.05
19 2009 New Zealand 135 129 9 5 104.65
20 2012 New Zealand 125 107 8 9 116.82
21 2013 Sri Lanka 109 100 9 7 109.00
22 2015 Zimbabwe 215 147 10 16 146.25
23 2018 UAE 123 91 7 11 135.16

One of the most revered batsmen of the modern era, Gayle’s innings of 123 runs came off 91 balls only, in which he hit 7 fours, and 11 sixes. Riding high on Gayle’s century and Shimron Hetmyer maiden ODI hundred, the Windies team post a mammoth total of 357 runs on the board. The UAE team couldn’t chase the target as they eventually lost the match by 60 runs.

Once the powerhouse of Cricket, the West Indies team are now playing in the World Cup Qualifiers to ensure their participation in ICC World Cup 2019. Chris Gayle has been a mainstay in West Indies squad for a long time now. The West Indian has had an illustrious career since he made his ODI debut in 1999. The six-hitting machine has come a long way ahead and would be looking to tumble a few more records before he calls it a day!