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RCB’s ‘Headache’: Travis Head pulls off Chris Gayle celebration after scintillating ton

RCB’s ‘Headache’: Travis Head pulls off Chris Gayle celebration after scintillating ton

Travis Head celebrated his century in style at the Chinnaswamy, after guiding SRH to the highest total in the history of IPL

Travis Head played a breathtaking knock, scoring 102 runs of just 41 deliveries against the listless bowling of RCB. He guided SRH to reach 287, the highest total in IPL history ever. Head reached the century in the 12th over by Vijaykumar Vyshak, hitting the ball over wide long-on. 

Travis Head does a Chris Gayle at Chinnaswamy

Immediately after the century, the Head copied the celebration of RCB stalwart Chris Gayle. He removed his helmet, and balanced the helmet on the bat handle. Hitting all around the park, Head attacked at a strike rate of 248.78. Head’s innings was filled with exquisite shots to the fence, with nine boundaries and eight sixes.

Chris Gayle’s similar celebration after century

Chris Gayle has celebrated in a similar manner after scoring a century at the Chinnaswamy stadium. Gayle had scored the fastest 100 at the Chinnaswamy stadium against the Pune Warriors at the same venue. Scoring the century off 66 balls, he guided RCB to the highest total in IPL back then, 263 runs. The record was made more than 10 years ago, on April 23, 2013.

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