Chris Gayle Height -1.88 m, Weight-99 kg, Measurements, chest, bicep, waist, girlfriend, shoe size, religion, bio Most number of sixes in a T20 innings (18) during the, This page was last edited on 5 November 2020, at 04:28. After 10th standard, he joined Lucas Cricket Academy. Second most sixes in a calendar year. He played his first One Day International eleven months later in 1999, and his first Test match six months after that. Gayle was caught up in a huge controversy for doing that, later he apologized and said he said that in a humorous way. against New Zealand, and was eventually exceeded by Brendon McCullum of New Zealand later that year.[15]. Chris Gayle holds the record for most centuries in Twenty20 cricket (22), 15 more than his nearest rival (Brendon McCullum). Three days later, in the West Indies' final match of the 2019 Cricket World Cup, against Afghanistan, Gayle became the most-capped player for the West Indies in the Cricket World Cup, playing in his 35th match. First batsman to score a century in each of international cricket's three formats of the game. West Indies, ICC World XI, Kolkata Knight Riders, Stanford Superstars, Western Australia, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sydney Thunder, Barisal Burners, Somerset, Uva Next, Dhaka Gladiators, Jamaica Tallawahs, Dolphins, Lions, Barisal Bulls, Melbourne Renegades, Lahore Qalandars, Chittagong Vikings, Karachi Kings, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Cape Town Knight Riders, Rangpur Riders, Kings XI Punjab, Vancouver Knights, UWI Vice Chancellors XI, Balkh Legends, Jozi Stars, Kerala Knights, Chattogram Challengers, World XI, Kandy Tuskers. They won the T20 series 2–0 in which Gayle was awarded man of the series, and the ODI series 4–1 in which Gayle made an aggressive century and half-century. [20][21], In November 2012, during the First Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka, Gayle became the first player in the history of Test cricket to hit a six off the first ball of a match. Chris Gayle ended his List-A career for Jamaica with a match-winning century against Barbados in a Super50 Cup 2018. In 2005, Gayle was dropped for the first Test against South Africa along with six other players following a dispute over sponsorship issues (see below). [67], Chris Gayle was signed by Lahore Qalandars in 2016 for 200,000 dollars to play in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). He is the most capped player for the West Indies in international cricket and is the only player to score a triplet of centuries – a triple hundred in Tests, double hundred in ODIs and a hundred in T20Is. [95] Later that year, during October's Champions Trophy tournament in India, he was fined 30 percent of his match fee after repeated verbal exchanges with the Australian batsman Michael Clarke. Highest individual score by a cricketer in a T20 league final (146*). His innings helped his side to victory, and he was awarded the man of the match. Second West Indies player (after Brian Lara), and 14th overall, to pass 10,000 runs in ODIs. [99] In an interview with Mike Atherton at the conclusion of a West Indies defeat in their tour of England, Gayle stated that he was not going to resign the captaincy.[100]. He attributes the latter to being very thin when young, and having a heavy bat. [34] In the same match he also equalled Brian Lara's record of playing in 299 ODIs for the West Indies. Maybe on the streets"[9] Lucas Cricket Club's nursery has been named in honour of Gayle.[9]. In the next match, he scored a breath-taking 72 of just 41 balls, in a knock having 5 maximums, as he led his team to a respectable total of 240 in 35 overs. First player to hit all 6 balls in an over for four in Test cricket. In the next game against India, he played his 300th ODI match, the only West Indian player to achieve that feat. In July 2001, Gayle (175), together with Daren Ganga (89) established the record for opening partnerships at Queens Sports Club, B… [49] In the 2011 Champions League Twenty20, Chris Gayle was the second highest run-scorer in the competition, behind David Warner, with 257 runs from 6 matches at an average of 42.83 and a top score of 92, and was one of the star players.[50]. Gayle is known for his characteristic hitting, imposing physique, and timing. [51] As Gayle later recalled it was valuable practice ahead of the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash, where he had signed for the Sydney Thunder. When a fast bowler runs in to me, my breathing is controlled. On 6 April 2012, Gayle and the WICB reached an understanding that paved the way for the former West Indies captain to return to the national team. Gayle, in keeping with the rest of the West Indies team, had a poor World Cup in 2007. "[88], Gayle's partner is Natasha Berridge. He only scored 103 runs from five matches and was also out twice for a golden duck, the most in his T20 career, by Junaid Khan. First batsman (now equalled) to score a T20I century in both a winning and losing cause and when batting first as well as when batting second. [19], Gayle scored 75 runs from 41 balls, fuelling West Indies' total of 205, against Australia in the 2012 ICC World Twenty20 semi-final, which was the highest total of the tournament. 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Gayle had a slow start to his international career, but invigorated it in 2002, ending the year with three centuries against India in November and becoming the third West Indian to score over 1,000 runs in a calendar year, along with Vivian Richards and Brian Lara. "Tall and imposing at the crease, he loves to carve through the covers off either foot, and has the ability to decimate the figures of even the thriftiest of opening bowlers" recorded Wisden and ESPNcricinfo. [90][91] On 9 September 2016, Gayle launched his autobiography 'Six Machine - I don't like cricket, I love it'. Highest individual score in T20 with 175* (off 66 balls) against Pune Warriors India, which he made as opener. [35] Chasing a revised target of 255 in 35 overs via DLS, India looked in a spot of bother, but Indian skipper Virat Kohli's unbeaten 114 cost them the match as India won the series 2–0. This innings also set the record for fastest century ever in T20 cricket, taking 30 balls. All rights reserved |, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, Adelaide Strikers Women vs Melbourne Stars Women, Perth Scorchers Women vs Sydney Thunder Women, Brisbane Heat Women vs Sydney Sixers Women, Brisbane Heat Women vs Adelaide Strikers Women, Melbourne Renegades Women vs Sydney Thunder Women, Sydney Sixers Women vs Hobart Hurricanes Women, Melbourne Stars Women vs Perth Scorchers Women, We use cookies to improve your experience on our site and to show you non-personalized ads. First and only batsman to hit 300 sixes in IPL. [63] On 23 April 2013 during an IPL match against Pune Warriors India, Gayle broke multiple scoring records. Following his prolific performances Gayle was signed by Zimbabwean franchise Matabeleland Tuskers, for the 2011-12 Stanbic Bank 20 Series. Third batsman to score a century against eleven different countries in ODIs. Twenty20 cricket seemingly picked Chris Gayle as its ambassador, for he scored the very first hundred in the format and now uncontestedly owns almost every record there is, including that of... Twenty20 cricket seemingly picked Chris Gayle as its ambassador, for he scored the very first hundred in the format and now uncontestedly owns almost every record there is, including that of the most runs (now 10,000+), most hundreds, fastest hundred, and most fours and sixes. [83] In September 2019, he was named in the squad for the Jozi Stars team for the 2019 Mzansi Super League tournament. [55] The only century Gayle scored in the event ended in defeat as Mid West Rhinos's Brendan Taylor's outstanding 75* outlasted his team. These players had personal sponsorship deals with Cable and Wireless, who used to sponsor West Indian cricket. [32] On 1 July 2019, in the match against Sri Lanka, Gayle became the most capped player for the West Indies in international cricket, playing in his 455th match.[33]. [75], In May 2018, he was named as one of the ten marquee players for the first edition of the Global T20 Canada cricket tournament. Batting Style. Gayle faced more than half the balls bowled by the Warriors and produced a compressed 20-over highlights package. It was the first-ever triple century against South Africa and up until Mahela Jayawardene made 374, it was the highest individual Test score against them. He was made captain of the West Indies side in the ICC T20 World Cup 2009 after getting criticized for playing in the IPL 2008 and missing an international series a few months before. [10][11] Gayle was only the fourth West Indian to carry his bat in a Test innings.[12]. Gayle made the first century in international Twenty20 cricket, scoring 117 against South Africa in the first match of the 2007 World Twenty20. “If it was not for Lucas I don’t know where I would be today. Interview with Mike Atherton – Award Presentation following England v West Indies, 2nd Test 14–18 May 2009. [4] However, in June 2019, during the Cricket World Cup, Gayle expressed his desire to play in the ODI matches against India in August, and possibly a Test match as well. Autobiography of Chris Gayle, Six Machine. Sometimes I actually hold my breath, so I can be as still and well-balanced as possible. Highest six hitter for the West Indies. Height-- Role. in centimeters- 191 cm ... Chris Gayle published his autobiography, Six Machine, on 2 June 2016. [64][65] He also took two wickets in the match. When he scored 3 centuries against India in 2002, he became the 3rd West Indian to score 1000+ runs in a calendar year. 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