8 is the number of 50-plus scores made by Chris Gayle of West Indies in World T20. This is the maximum number of 50-plus scores made by any player in this tournament.
Chris Gayle of West Indies is the second highest run-getter in World T20. He has been quite consistent in this tournament, maintaining the high strike rate that he is famous for.
Gayle has scored 807 runs in this tournament at an average of 40.35 and boats of a strike rate of 141.82 with one hundred and seven fifties in 23 matches. He is one of the five cricketers and the only West Indian to score a ton in World T20. He scored his highest World T20 score of 117 against South Africa in 2007. The ton ended in a losing cause though.
He has the third best batting average in World T20 among top 10 run-getters in World T20.