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Chris Gayle Biography & Latest News

Chris Gayle Biography

Christopher Henry "Chris" Gayle is a Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies. He captained the West Indies' Test side from 2007 to 2010. He plays domestic cricket for Jamaica, and also represents the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League, the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League and the Barisal Burners in the Bangladesh Premier League. He has also represented Worcestershire, the Western Warriors and the Kolkata Knight Riders in his career. Chris Gayle started his cricket career with the famous Lucas Cricket Club in Kingston, Jamaica. He became the third West Indian to score 1,000 runs in a calendar year, along with Vivian Richards and Brian Lara. In 2006, Gayle was named Player of the Champions trophy. On 17 December 2009 in the Australia v West Indies 3rd Test Chris Gayle scored the fifth fastest century in Test match history. In the 2012 IPL season, Gayle hit the most sixes and was nominated for the orange cap for making 733 in 15 matches.

Chris Gayle Latest News & Articles

The Weekly SK Cricket Social Round-Up: October 18-25

Find out what your favourite cricketers said or did last week on social media.

Stats: Most runs by a batsman while chasing targets on his home turf

A lot of great players on this list.

Stats: Most sixes by a batsman in ODIs

MS Dhoni broke Sachin Tendulkar's Indian record of most sixes in ODIs in the third ODI against New Zealand.

Will continue to entertain the fans, says Chris Gayle

The recently concluded Pakistan Super League season-2 draft saw the big left-hander being picked by the Karachi Kings.

Pakistan Super League 2016: Draft Report

Here is the summary of the PSL draft which took place earlier today

The weekly SK's cricket social media round-up: 25th Sept- 2nd Oct

Check out what cricketers said or did last week in our social media round-up.

Chris Gayle and Mahela Jayawardene to play in Bangladesh Premier League

Khulna and Rajshahi are making a comeback to the domestic competition after a change in the ownerships.

Is over reliance on power hitters hurting West Indies Cricket's chance of redemption?

West Indies are loved universally but fans are appalled by their current state of cricket. There are fewer successes and constant failures.

Preview: Buoyant Pakistan lock horns with World Champions West Indies in first T20

Pakistan are coming at the back of morale-boosting win against England

The weekly SK Cricket Social Round-Up: September 18-22

Find out what your favourite cricketers said or did last week on social media.
West Indies not weakened by Gayle's absence, says Sarfraz

Five players who used heavy bats

Technology pertaining to bat manufacturing has evolved leading to massive bats with thick profiles.
West Indies wary of dangerous Pakistan: Badree
West Indies a force in limited overs even without top players: Holder

Fake FB Wall: Cricketers fondly recall Yuvraj's 6 sixes against England

Facebook reminded Yuvraj and Broad of the crazy World T20 game in Durban in 2007. A number of cricketers had their say thereafter.
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