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MS Dhoni is the captain of Shane Warne's all-time IPL XI, no place for tournament's leading scorer Suresh Raina

MS Dhoni is the captain of Shane Warne's all-time IPL XI, no place for tournament's leading scorer Suresh Raina

But the team has no place for other Indian legends like Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag. Other notable Indian missing from the list is Suresh Raina – the tournament's leading scorer.

Would wake up at 2 AM to watch Chris Gayle play, says Gautam Gambhir

Would wake up at 2 AM to watch Chris Gayle play, says Gautam Gambhir

Gayle recently became the first batsman to complete 10,000 runs in T20 cricket.

IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner hits season's greatest shot — MUST WATCH

IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner hits season's greatest shot — MUST WATCH

The 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) is in its third week, and cricket fans have been treated to some great shots. Sixes hit by MS Dhoni and Chris Gayle stood out for their sheer sizes, but the best shot of the season so far was played, or rather manufactured, by David Warner.

Harbhajan Singh congratulates Chris Gayle on achieving 10,000 T20 runs

Harbhajan Singh congratulates Chris Gayle on achieving 10,000 T20 runs

Gayle had sliced a single through point off the third delivery of the fourth over against the Gujarat Lions, to achieve his feat. Although unfazed at the moment then, the Jamaican had later expressed his delight in the post-match presentation.

RCB coach Daniel Vettori applauds Chris Gayle, Yuzvendra Chahal after 21-run win against Gujarat Lions

RCB coach Daniel Vettori applauds Chris Gayle, Yuzvendra Chahal after 21-run win against Gujarat Lions

Meanwhile, Gujarat Lions' medium pacer Basil Thampi said getting Gayle out was the "best feeling of my life".

IPL 2017: I still have a lot more to offer, says RCB batsman Chris Gayle

IPL 2017: I still have a lot more to offer, says RCB batsman Chris Gayle

The left-hander, who was brought in as a replacement for the injured AB de Villiers, put together a 122-run opening stand with skipper Virat Kohli as Royal Challengers blasted 213 for 2, the highest total of the season.

Chris Gayle reaches 10, 000 T20 runs: Vijay Mallya congratulates Universe Boss on historic feat

Chris Gayle reaches 10, 000 T20 runs: Vijay Mallya congratulates Universe Boss on historic feat

Chris Gayle, who has been in and out of the Royal Challengers Squad in IPL 2017, finally played a crucial knock and also became the first batsman to complete 10, 000 runs in T20 cricket.

IPL 2017: 'UniverseBoss' is still here and still alive, warns Chris Gayle

IPL 2017: 'UniverseBoss' is still here and still alive, warns Chris Gayle

The self-proclaimed "UniverseBoss" Gayle also warned his rival IPL teams, saying he is still here and alive after he returned to form with a smashing 77 against Gujarat Lions to guide RCB to 21-run win.

IPL 2017: Marvelous Virat Kohli plays a captain's knock, replete with classic shots — WATCH

IPL 2017: Marvelous Virat Kohli plays a captain's knock, replete with classic shots — WATCH

He led from the front with a brilliant, well-measured 64 off 50 balls.

Chris Gayle facts: Here are all the numbers you need to know about T20 cricket's first 10k man

Chris Gayle facts: Here are all the numbers you need to know about T20 cricket's first 10k man

He went on to make 77 off 38 balls with five fours and seven sixes, and he now has 10,074 runs in T20.

IPL 2017: Watch Chris Gayle's EPIC celebration after hitting a monster six — VIDEO

IPL 2017: Watch Chris Gayle's EPIC celebration after hitting a monster six — VIDEO

Riding on Gayle 77 (38b) and Kohli 64 (50b), RCB set the Lions a 214-run target at Rajkot.

IPl 2017: Chris Gayle becomes first player to score 10000 T20 runs, RCB launch commemorative 10K note

IPl 2017: Chris Gayle becomes first player to score 10000 T20 runs, RCB launch commemorative 10K note

Gayle, thus, replicated the records created by Indian greats Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar.

IPL 2017, Match 17 : Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rising Pune Supergiant — As it happened...

IPL 2017, Match 17 : Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rising Pune Supergiant — As it happened...

Welcome to our live coverage of the match 17 of 2017 Indian Premier League, between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rising Pune Supergiant, being played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.

IPL 2017: Comeback RCB captain Virat Kohli to focus on chasing targets — VIDEOS INSIDE

IPL 2017: Comeback RCB captain Virat Kohli to focus on chasing targets — VIDEOS INSIDE

A shoulder injury sustained during the Australia Test series ruled Kohli out of the first two games while AB Devilliers and Chris Gayle played a game each as RCB opted to set target in the first two games.

AB de Villiers replaced Chris Gayle in RCB squad as we had no other choice, says Stuart Binny

AB de Villiers replaced Chris Gayle in RCB squad as we had no other choice, says Stuart Binny

KXIP easily chased down RCB's target of 149 runs, securing an 8-wicket victory at the Holkar Cricket Stadium to register their second consecutive win.

IPL 2017, RCB vs KXIP: AB de Villiers once again proves why is he, not Chris Gayle, the world's most dangerous batsman

IPL 2017, RCB vs KXIP: AB de Villiers once again proves why is he, not Chris Gayle, the world's most dangerous batsman

From the word go, de Villiers looked quite composed at the crease and he went on to his one of his best knocks in the history of Indian Premier League.

After MS Dhoni, Kevin Pietersen enjoys 'on mic' laughs with RCB's Chris Gayle – Watch Video

After MS Dhoni, Kevin Pietersen enjoys 'on mic' laughs with RCB's Chris Gayle – Watch Video

Earlier, RPS' Manoj Tiwary at first slip, who was on microphone chatting with Pietersen when the former England captain said: "Manoj just tell MS that I am a better golfer than him."

IPL 2017: Kedar Jadhav almost kills a spectator, then pulls off MS Dhoni's helicopter shot in one maniac knock — VIDEOS

IPL 2017: Kedar Jadhav almost kills a spectator, then pulls off MS Dhoni's helicopter shot in one maniac knock — VIDEOS

The right-handed batsman went on to make 69 off 37 balls, with the help of five fours and five sixes on a day which saw the likes of Chris Gayle and Shane Watson failed.

RCB vs DD: Dangerous Chris Gayle becomes victim of Sanju Samson's blinder — WATCH

RCB vs DD: Dangerous Chris Gayle becomes victim of Sanju Samson's blinder — WATCH

It was the third time that Morris got Gayle's wicket in six innings. Gayle made 6 off 8 balls, with a four.

IPL 2017, Match 5 Preview: Injury-hit Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils look to outshine each other

IPL 2017, Match 5 Preview: Injury-hit Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils look to outshine each other

A depleted Bangalore is struggling without captain Virat Kohli, ruled out because of a shoulder injury, and AB de Villiers, who also missed the first tie due to a back problem.