7. CHRIS GAYLE (WEST INDIES)
One of the most destructive and demolishing batsman on the planet, Chris Henry Gayle is a sheer legend in T-20 Cricket. The big man who is fondly called Gayle storm or Gayle force takes the opponent bowlers to the haywire with his breath taking power and swashbuckling repertoire of stroke play. He has a special love affair with the IPL in which he showcases tremendous level of consistency with the willow. In the ongoing edition as well, he played a barbarous knock of 117 off just 57 balls against Kings XI Punjab and it was Mitchell Johnson who took severe hammering all around the park. So far in this edition of IPL, he has scored 423 runs at an astonishing strike rate of 160. He has racked up two half centuries and an astonishing century. He also possesses an amazing average of 42. His emphatic stats are a reminder as to why he is the most sought after player in the franchisees cricket all around the world. He is ranked 7th in the list.