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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

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.
Chris Gayle wants to be back for Test cricket: Is the T20 bubble bursting?
Chris Gayle wants to be back for Test cricket: Is the T20 bubble bursting?
T20 cricket can never satisfy the quest for professional kudos and satisfaction.
Why adopting the T20 mindset in Tests can work for West Indies 
Why adopting the T20 mindset in Tests can work for West Indies 
The sorry state of West Indies Test cricket can be rejuvenated by embracing a T20 mindset. How? Let's find out.
Chris Gayle's 5 best knocks in ODIs
Chris Gayle's 5 best knocks in ODIs
Gayle is one of the most destructive batsmen in the world - and not without reason.
5 reasons why the return of stars will bolster West Indies ODI cricket
5 reasons why the return of stars will bolster West Indies ODI cricket
The return of stalwarts like Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels will do wonders for the Windies.
First ever T10 cricket league set for a launch in UAE
First ever T10 cricket league set for a launch in UAE
The likes of Chris Gayle, Virender Sehwag, Shahid Afridi, Kumar Sangakkara will take part in the auctions.
Virender Sehwag and Chris Gayle set to play unique T10 league
Virender Sehwag and Chris Gayle set to play unique T10 league
Set to be held in UAE this December, the match will see a unique 10-overs-a-side format.
Chris Gayle makes a return to West Indies ODI side
Chris Gayle makes a return to West Indies ODI side
Sunil Narine, Darren Bravo, and Dwayne Bravo miss out.
Caribbean Premier League 2017: 5 players who disappointed in Week Two
Caribbean Premier League 2017: 5 players who disappointed in Week Two
Some big names in the list!
Chris Gayle dons a commentator's hat and nails it 
Chris Gayle dons a commentator's hat and nails it 
Chris Gayle shows his funny side again!
5 West Indies legends who need the CPL to come back
5 West Indies legends who need the CPL to come back
A number of icons are relying on performances at the Caribbean League to be noticed by national selectors.
5 reasons why CPL can match up to IPL
5 reasons why CPL can match up to IPL
CPL has successfully trumped the PSL, BPL and the Ram Slam T20 in terms of popularity but can it match up to the IPL in terms of quality?
Caribbean Premier League 2017: 5 T20 veterans who are playing the CPL
Caribbean Premier League 2017: 5 T20 veterans who are playing the CPL
A few of these players are on the cusp of 40 years old!
CPL 2017: 5 players to watch out for
CPL 2017: 5 players to watch out for
From the unknown Kesrick Williams to Gayle, the CPL features plenty of quality cricketers. Here are the top 5 you cannot afford to miss.
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