first_imgWest Indies batsman Chris Gayle has put the ‘sexist’ remark episode in the past by blasting a 12-ball half-century today in the Big Bash League (BBL). The 36-year-old equalled Yuvraj Singh’s record for the fastest half-century in T20 history.Gayle achieved the milestone featuring in BBL for Melbourne Renegades in a match against Adelaide Strikers. Gayle got to the record by hitting offspinner Travis Head for a six. His knock was studded with 7 sixes and 2 boundaries, before he was dismissed for 56 off 17 balls.Yuvraj’s had set the 12-ball fifty record during the World Twenty20 in 2007 in Durban against England – where he had smashed Stuart Broad for six sixes in an over, another record in itself.Ball-by-ball sequence to Gayle and Yuvraj’s 12-ball fifties:Gayle – 2 0 6 6 6 6 2 6 6 4 1 6Yuvraj – 0 4 1 4 4 1 6 6 6 6 6 6last_img read more