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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

5 contenders to overtake Chris Gayle's 10,000+ T20 runs mark
5 contenders to overtake Chris Gayle's 10,000+ T20 runs mark
Top 5 contenders who can overtake Christopher Henry Gayle's record of most runs in T20 cricket history.
BPL 2017: Chris Gayle set to rekindle opening partnership with Brendon McCullum
BPL 2017: Chris Gayle set to rekindle opening partnership with Brendon McCullum
The dynamic duo will open together for the first time since the 2009 IPL season.
Here's why Chris Gayle went unpicked in the 2018 PSL Draft
Here's why Chris Gayle went unpicked in the 2018 PSL Draft
A team owner explains why none of the six franchises showed any interest in selecting Gayle.
Stats: Players who have scored a century in their 100th ODI
Stats: Players who have scored a century in their 100th ODI
David Warner is the eighth and latest player to join the list.
5 cricketers who filed a defamation suit
5 cricketers who filed a defamation suit
A quick look at some of the defamation suits filed by cricketers over the years.
Gayle wins Australia masseuse court case
Gayle wins Australia masseuse court case
The West Indies opener won a defamation case against an Australian media group
Gayle denies exposing himself to masseuse
Gayle denies exposing himself to masseuse
The lurid accusations were made by Fairfax Media newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times.
Brendon McCullum set for maiden appearance in Bangladesh Premier League
Brendon McCullum set for maiden appearance in Bangladesh Premier League
McCullum will turn out for Rangpur Riders in the 2017 BPL season.
Gayle, Sangakkara released by their PSL franchisees
Gayle, Sangakkara released by their PSL franchisees
The West Indian legend has been released by Karachi Kings.
First T-10 league launched in Dubai
First T-10 league launched in Dubai
To be played over just four days, the league would have four participating teams and the games would last for only 90 minutes.
10 best part-time bowlers in cricket right now
10 best part-time bowlers in cricket right now
A brief look at some of the best part-time bowlers in the world right now.
Chris Gayle's England affair
Chris Gayle's England affair
A detailed description of Chris Gayle's performances in ODIs in England over the course of his career.
5 reasons why England vs WI will be a competitive series
5 reasons why England vs WI will be a competitive series
Here's why this is going to be a well-fought contest to the end.
10 best exponents of the cut shot in cricket history
10 best exponents of the cut shot in cricket history
A look at some of the best players of the cut shot in the history of the game.
West Indies to tour Pakistan for T20 series in November: PCB
West Indies to tour Pakistan for T20 series in November: PCB
Cricket is limping back to normalcy in Pakistan.
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