Chris Gayle fastest to 4000 runs in Indian Premier League historyIPL 2019: Chris Gayle scored 4000 IPL runs from 112 innings to become the fastest man to reach the landmark in the IPL. David Warner held the record previously when he reached 4000 IPL runs in his 114th innings. commentary Rajarshi Gupta JaipurMarch 25, 2019UPDATED: March 25, 2019 21:09 IST Chris Gayle also holds the record for the highest individual score in the IPL (BCCI Photo)HIGHLIGHTSChris Gayle reached 4000 IPL runs in his 112th innings, the fastest to reach the milestoneChris Gayle is the 2nd overseas player after David Warner to score 4000 runs in the IPLChris Gayle is the only man with 5 hundreds in the IPLChris Gayle on Monday broke David Warner’s record to become the fastest player to reach 4000 runs in the Indian Premier League. Warner, who plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad, reached the milestone in his 114th innings and became the first overseas player to get to 4000 IPL runs. Gayle stormed to 4000 runs in only his 112th innings and 113th match.Chris Gayle is the second overseas player after David Warner to join the elite club. Overall, Gayle is the 9th batsman to score 4000 runs in the IPL. Three years ago, Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli became the first player to score 4000 runs in the IPL.During the 2019 season opener on Saturday, Chennai Super Kings run-machine Suresh Raina beat Kohli to become the first man to score 5000 runs in the Indian Premier League.4000 IPL runs for the #UniverseBossHe becomes the second overseas player to achieve this feat pic.twitter.com/9COoo5kLV9IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) March 25, 2019Chris Gayle first played for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL in 2009. He played a few seasons for Royal Challengers Bangalore before moving to Kings XI Punjab in 2018. In 11 matches last year, Gayle scored 368 runs including a hundred and 3 fifties.Overall, Gayle has scored 6 hundreds – the most by any player in the Indian Premier League. He also has 24 fifties in the IPL.Chris Gayle also holds the record for the highest individual score in the IPL – an unbeaten 175 against Pune Warriors in 2013.Gayle was at his best from 2011 to 2013. In 2011, he scored 608 runs from 12 matches before scoring 733 runs in 15 matches next year. In 2013, Gayle scored 708 runs from 16 matches including that barnstorming 175 not out.advertisementIn his last season for Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2017, Chris Gayle scored 200 runs from 9 matches. Later, Virat Kohli said RCB let go of Gayle because his team wanted to look at the future and decided to infuse new people.Also Read | Chris Gayle far from a spent force, he is very confident, says KXIP coach HessonAlso Read | KXIP donate Rs 25 lakh to families of five CRPF soldiers killed in Pulwama attackAlso Read | RR vs KXIP Live Score, IPL 2019For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow Chris GayleFollow Kings XI PunjabFollow IPL 2019Follow RR vs KXIPFollow Chris Gayle 4000 runs graphs advertisement view more view less scorecard No data available!