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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.

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Top 6 fastest Test tons since 2000
Top 6 fastest Test tons since 2000
A look back at some of the most devastating Test knocks this millennium.
Satire – cricketers and their New Year's resolutions
Satire – cricketers and their New Year's resolutions
This is a satirical piece and does not intend to hurt anybody's sentiments.
Wildly inappropriate video of Chris Gayle surfaces, adding fuel to the misogynistic accusations
Wildly inappropriate video of Chris Gayle surfaces, adding fuel to the misogynistic accusations
Chris Gayle has been seen partying in a manner that could be categorized as 'objectionable' in a recent video.
Chris Gayle celebrates the new year in style at the Ultra Carnival
Chris Gayle celebrates the new year in style at the Ultra Carnival
Chris Gayle brings in the new year in incredible style at a carnival in the Caribbean
5 controversies that rocked cricket in 2016
5 controversies that rocked cricket in 2016
From ball tampering allegations to controversial sackings, here are five of the biggest controversies that stormed the game this year.
Virat Kohli named captain of Cricket Australia's T20 Team of 2016
Virat Kohli named captain of Cricket Australia's T20 Team of 2016
Virat Kohli is one of two Indians to feature in the T20 team of the year which features just two Australians.
5 T20I records that were broken in 2016
5 T20I records that were broken in 2016
Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, Chris Gayle and Shahid Afridi all enjoyed a record-breaking year.
Top 10 Cricket Memes of 2016
Top 10 Cricket Memes of 2016
Here are the best memes of 2016 from the world of cricket
Andre Russell turns heads with black bat
Andre Russell turns heads with black bat
The West Indian all-rounder played with an unusual black and pink coloured bat in the opening fixture of this year's Bish Bash League.
5 fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket
5 fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket
A look at some of the most dominant innings in Test Cricket history.
Top 5 T20Is of the year 2016
Top 5 T20Is of the year 2016
Here are the list of five best T20Is that took place in 2016.
Chris Gayle signs a new contract with St Kitts & Nevis Patriots for upcoming Caribbean Premier League
Chris Gayle signs a new contract with St Kitts & Nevis Patriots for upcoming Caribbean Premier League
The swashbuckling West Indies batsman decided to give the Big Bash League a miss this year
Watson not in favour of limiting bat sizes
Watson not in favour of limiting bat sizes
Chris Gayle intends to play until the 2019 World Cup
Chris Gayle intends to play until the 2019 World Cup
Chris Gayle speaks about retirement and the future of West Indies cricket
5 reasons why the Big Bash League will miss Chris Gayle
5 reasons why the Big Bash League will miss Chris Gayle
A look at how Gayle's absence adversely impacts the BBL.
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