T20 cricket's lifeblood is "The Universe Boss," Chris Gayle. He is the one who made the most significant impact on turning it become the premier cricket format in the world. Chris Gayle had shown promise in several T20 competitions, but the Indian Premier League was where he shined. Let us look at the best Chris Gayle IPL moments.

1. 175(66) RCB Vs PWI, 2013

Chris Gayle scored 175*(66) in a match against the Pune Warriors, propelling RCB to a scorching 263/5 in 20 overs. In his knock, he had struck 13 fours and 17 sixes. RCB reached 100 points in the first seven overs. Tilakaratne Dilshan was merely completing the necessary paperwork on the other end by giving the monster a strike. Pune Warriors after that entered the batting order and lost by nine wickets with a dismal score of 133. RCB ultimately defeated the opposition by 130 runs.

2. 128(62) RCB Vs DD, 2012

In 2012, Chris Gayle defeated the Delhi Daredevils and recorded his third Daddy Hundred. Chris Gayle's season, in which he scored 733 runs and took home the orange cap, was this one. He had earned 128* points in 62 deliveries and was performing at his peak for RCB. The RCB had scored a staggering 215/1. DD gave it their all, but they fell short of the victory by 21 runs. Chris Gayle was RCB's best player during the 2012 IPL season.

3. 117(57) RCB Vs PBKS, 2015

2015, Chris Gayle scored the fourth century of his career against Kings XI Punjab's subpar lineup. He has faced every bowler in Punjab's bowling lineup and scored 117 runs in 57 balls. Chris Gayle's assistance allowed RCB to score 226/3 in 20 overs. They also continued to dominate with the ball in the second inning, winning the game by scoring 138 runs.

4. 104(63) RCB Vs SRH, 2018

While playing for Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League in 2018, Gayle notched his sixth century. Chris Gayle and Karun Nair's contributions helped RCB score 193/4 in their first match against the reliable Sunrisers Hyderabad. Gayle had a strike rate of 165.08 and scored one four and eleven sixes. The SRH batters lost the game by 15 runs due to their inability to close the gap when chasing. Here is a video of the innings.

5. 102(55) RCB Vs KKR, 2011

In an IPL 2011 league match, RCB destroyed KKR. When batting first, the KKR reached 171/5 in 20 overs, but none of the scores could withstand the catastrophic Gayle storm. Chris Gayle provided the finest batting performance for his team, scoring 102* in just 55 balls with a scorching strike rate of 185.45. Finally, RCB defeated Kolkata by a score of 9 wickets to win the game.

6. 107(49) RCB Vs KXIP, 2011

Gayle helped his team surpass the 200-run threshold and post 205/6 in the first innings with his 107 off 49 balls, which included ten fours and nine sixes. It proved too much for Kings XI, who could only muster out a meager 120/9 in reply and suffered a humiliating 85-run loss. Sreenath Aravind also had four wickets for RCB, but Gayle was the match's most valuable player honor.

7. Back-To-Back Orange Cap

Over the last 13 years, several top-tier players have earned the Orange Cap in the IPL, but all apart from Chris Gayle have failed to defend it successfully. Gayle returned as a replacement and won the Orange Cap after hitting 608 runs in 12 matches after being unsold at the 2011 IPL Auction. He accumulated 733 runs at an average of 61.08 the following season, earning him back-to-back Orange Cap honors.

8. 350 IPL Sixes

In the Indian Premier League, Chris Gayle became the first batter to smack 350 sixes. He is ranked first on the list of batters with the most sixes in the IPL. No other batter has reached 250 maximums, whereas Gayle has blasted 355 sixes in his career. AB de Villiers of the RCB, who has 244 sixes to his credit, is the second name on the list.

9. 22 Men Of The Match

 Chris Gayle is unquestionably a match-winner. The large West Indian is impossible to stop once he starts. And he has undoubtedly changed the rules of the game numerous times. With 25 Man of the Match IPL awards under his belt, AB de Villiers, another modern-day cricket superstar, tops the list.

10. High Strike Rate

 Gayle played for the Punjab Kings for a couple of seasons after spending seven seasons with RCB from 2011 to 2017. (PBKS). Chris Gayle has scored 4965 runs at a massive strike rate of 148.96 in 8 seasons, including six hundred and 31 half-centuries.