FULL NAME: Christopher Henry Gayle

BORN: September 21, 1979

HEIGHT: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)

NATIONALITY: Jamaican

ROLE: Opening Batsman / Left hand Batsman

RELATION(S): Natasha Berridge (Spouse), Dudley Gayle (Father)

ABOUT

Chris Gayle is the only West Indian cricketer to have scored a hundred in a T20I, a double hundred in an ODI and a triple hundred in Test cricket.

Biography 

Even at the age of 40, this opener is taken into consideration as the quality t20 player within the history of the sport and his information strongly approve of it. He’s the only cricketer to function in 400 t20 games. Gayle has made a mark in all 3 codecs of the sport and is one of the wearing gemstones that the Caribbean islands have excavated.

Achievements

Year Age Achievement
1999 19 ODI debut against India
2000 20 Test debut against Zimbabwe
2002 22 Played in the ICC Champions Trophy 2002
2003 23 Played in the ICC ODI World Cup 2003
2004 24 Won the ICC Champions Trophy 2004
2005 25 Played for ICC World XI
2005 25 Joined Worcestershire
2006 26 T20I debut against New Zealand
2006 27 Played in the ICC Champions Trophy 2006
2006 27 Man of the Tournament at Champions Trophy 2006
2007 27 Played in the ICC ODI World Cup 2007
2007 27 Played in the ICC T20 World Cup 2007
2008 28 Joined the Kolkata Knight Riders
2009 29 Led West Indies in the ICC T20 World Cup 2009
2009 30 Joined the Western Australia Warriors
2010 30 Led West Indies in the ICC T20 World Cup 2010
2011 31 Played in the ICC ODI World Cup 2011
2011 31 Joined Royal Challengers Bangalore
2011 32 Joined Sydney Thunder
2012 32 Joined the Barisal Burners
2012 32 Won the ICC T20 World Cup 2012
2013 33 Joined the Dhaka Gladiators
2013 33 Played in the ICC Champions Trophy 2013
2013 33 Joined the Jamaica Tallawahs
2014 34 Played in the ICC T20 World Cup 2014
2015 35 Played in the ICC ODI World Cup 2015
2015 36 Joined the Barisal Bulls
2015 36 Joined the Melbourne Renegades
2016 36 Joined the Lahore Qalandars
2016 36 Joined Somerset
2016 36 Won the ICC T20 World Cup 2016
2016 37 Joined Chittagong Vikings
2017 37 Joined the Karachi Kings
2017 37 Joined the St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots
2017 38 Joined the Rangpur Riders
2018 38 Joined the Kings XI Punjab
2018 38 Joined the Vancouver Knights
2018 38 Joined the Multan Sultans
2018 39 Joined the Balkh Legends
2018 39 Joined the Jozi Stars
2019 39 Played in the ICC ODI World Cup 2019

Records

  1. Highest run-getter in T20 cricket (13,152* runs)
  2. Highest run-getter in IPL 2011 (608 runs)
  3. Highest run-getter in IPL 2012 (733 runs)
  4. Chris Gayle 175 in IPL is the highest individual score in T20 cricket
  5. Has scored the fastest century in T20 cricket (30 balls vs Pune Warriors India)
  6. Most sixes in an innings in T20 cricket (18 vs Dynamites)
  7. Has equalled the record for fastest fifty in T20 cricket (12 balls vs Adelaide Strikers)
  8. Only batsman to score 10,000 runs in T20 cricket
  9. First batsman to hit 100 T20I sixes
  10. Has most centuries in T20 cricket (22)
  11. Has most centuries in IPL cricket (6)
  12. Has the highest individual score in a losing cause in T20 cricket (151* vs Kent)

International Records

  1. Most capped player for West Indies (461* matches)
  2. Only cricketer to have scored a triple century in Tests, double century in ODIs and a century in T20Is
  3. Highest run-getter for West Indies in ODIs (10,425*)
  4. Highest run-getter for West Indies in T20Is (1,627*)
  5. Highest run-getter in ICC Champions Trophy 2006 (474 runs)
  6. Scored the first-ever T20I hundred and became the first player to score hundreds in all three formats
  7. Fourth cricketer to score two Test triple hundreds
  8. First cricketer to hit a six off the first ball of a Test match
  9. Only West Indian to score a double hundred in ODIs (215 vs Zimbabwe)
  10. Has scored the fastest double century in ODIs (138 balls)
  11. First cricketer to score a double hundred in the ODI World Cup (215 vs Zimbabwe)
  12. Involved in the highest partnership in World Cups (372 with Marlon Samuels vs Zimbabwe)
  13. Has hit most sixes in World Cup history (49*)
  14. Has hit most sixes for West Indies in Test cricket (98*)
  15. Has played most number of World Cup matches for West Indies (35*)
  16. Only player to have hit centuries in ICC U19 World Cup, ICC World Twenty20, ICC Cricket World Cup, ICC Champions Trophy and in ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier.
  17. Has scored the fastest ODI fifty for West Indies (19 balls)
  18. Highest run-getter in ICC Champions Trophy (791* runs)
  19. Has hit the most number of sixes in international cricket (534*)

Awards

  1. Man of the Tournament in ICC Champions Trophy 2006
  2. ‘Jamaican Sportsman of the Year’ in 2010
  3. Orange Cap in IPL 2011
  4. Maximum sixes award in IPL 2011
  5. Most Valuable Player in IPL 2011
  6. Orange Cap in IPL 2012
  7. Maximum sixes award in IPL 2012
  8. Maximum sixes award in IPL 2013
  9. Maximum sixes award in IPL 2015
  10. ‘Order of Distinction’ (OD) awarded by Jamaican Honours System

Career

Gayle commenced gambling cricket as a kid at the Lucas cricket membership in his hometown, Kingston. He performed for the children teams in Jamaica before making his worldwide debut. He did not need to fight it out hard on the home level as he made his global debut simply eleven months after making his first elegance debut for Jamaica.

However, he made his manner again into domestic cricket in 2006, wherein he joined the English county Worcestershire to play within the county championship season. He played three first elegance games and five one-Dyers. he scored four half-centuries in 8 matches.

International Career

A 19-yr-old Chris Gayle made his global debut in an ODI in opposition to Indian cricket team at Toronto in Canada on 10 September 1999. he scored just 1 run batting at no. 4. He also bowled 6 overs that fetched 37 runs out of the 165 that india scored for victory.

Family

Chris was born to Dudley and Hazel Gayle. He married his longtime girlfriend Natasha Berridge on 31 May 2009. He became a father to his daughter Blush on 20 April 2016.

BATTING STATS


GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
ODIs 301 294 10480 12019 17 37.83 87.19 25 54 215 1128 331 124 0
TESTs 103 182 7214 11970 11 42.18 60.26 15 37 333 1046 98 96 0
T20Is 59 55 1627 1140 4 31.90 142.71 2 13 117 138 105 15 0
T20s 414 406 13691 9323 48 38.24 146.85 22 86 175* 1050 1008 92 0
LISTAs 373 365 13189 0 24 38.67 29 70 215 0 0 154 0
FIRSTCLASS 180 321 13226 0 26 44.83 32 64 333 0 0 158 0

BOWLING STATS


GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
ODIs 301 199 1237.2 5926 167 35.48 4.78 5/46 1 0
TESTs 103 104 1184.5 3120 73 42.73 2.63 6/81 2 0
T20Is 59 23 53.1 377 17 22.17 7.09 2/15 0 0
T20s 414 134 326.1 2493 80 31.16 7.64 4/22 0 0
LISTAs 373 0 1616.4 7380 229 32.22 4.56 5/46 1 0
FIRSTCLASS 180 0 2085.1 5194 132 39.34 2.49 0 2 0

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