Name: Chris Gayle
Profession: International Cricketer
|Full Name:||Christopher Henry Gayle|
|Nickname:||Gayle Strom, Universe Boss, Crampy|
|Birthday:||21 September 1979|
|First Domestic Match||Not revealed yet|
|First International Match||11 September 1999 against India|
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Who is Chris Gayle? About Cricketer
Chris Gayle is an International Cricketer who plays for West Indies. He top order left-handed batsman and a part-time bowler. He represented RCB in IPL 2016 and joined KXIP( currently PBKS) in 2017. He is one of the greatest T20 Cricketers ever seen. His attacking mentality while batting is one of the destructive weapons that make him the best T20 Player. He is better to recognize as a cool and funny guy.
He was born on 21 September 1979 in Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. He was born to former West Indies Police Man Dudley Gayle and Hazle Gayle. His full name is Christopher Henry Gayle. He has an educational qualification till the 10th standard.
He plays almost every franchise cricket throughout the world. His current teams are Quetta Gladiators(BBL), Punjab Kings(IPL), Lahore Qalandars(PSL), St Kitts & Nevis Patriots(CPL), and many more. He recently crossed a milestone of 14,000 Runs in T20 Cricket. He is the one and the only player to cross this milestone. He made this record on July 12, 2021, against Australia.
He is married to Natasha Berridge who is a fashion designer on May 31, 2009. The couple is blessed with a daughter named Blush.
Life/History of Chris Gayle
Christopher Henry Gayle aka Chris Gayle is a Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for West Indies. He is one of the best T20 players in Cricket ever. He made the T20 a destructive look. He recently on 12 July 2021 crossed a milestone of 14000 Runs in only T20 Cricket. At that time, he was 41 years old. He proved that Age is Just a Number.
Chris Gayle was born on 21 September 1979 in Kingston Jamaica. He was born to Jamaican Police Officer Dudley Gayle and Hazle Gayle wh used to sell peanuts and snacks. He was born into a poor Christian family. But he never felt that. He used to enjoy whatever he had then. He studied in Excelsior High School, Jamaica. He had a qualification of 10th. Later On, he dropped out there and decided to play cricket.
He started his Cricketing career at Lucas Cricket Club in Kingston, Jamaica. When he was 19, he started playing First Class Cricket and debuted in 1998 for Jamaica. His performance impressed everyone and nine months later in 1999, he debuted internationally for West Indies in One Day International format against India and first test match after 6 months against Zimbabwe. He debuted in T20 International against New Zealand in 2006.
He wasn’t the part of the 2007 T20 World Cup where West Indies had a poor World Cup. He was declared the T20I Captain of West Indies in 2008. His destructive performances were recognized by every franchise and every IPL team were bidding for him. In 2008 Kolkata Knight Riders bought them. Later On, in 2011 Gayle was bought by RCB. He had made an impressive impact on his team in IPL. In IPL 2011, he made a record for scoring individual 175 runs in an inning of a T20 match against Pune Warriors India.
He declared his retirement from ODI Cricket after the 2019 world cup but he will be the part of West Indies ODI Squad in the 2021 series against Australia. He recently crossed 14,000 T20 Runs against Australia on 12 July 2021. He is a complete entertainer of Cricketing World.
|Age (as in 2021):||41|
|Date of Birth:||21 September 1979|
|Birth Place:||Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies|
|Chris Gayle Signature:|
|School:||Excelsior High School, Jamaica|
|Tattoo:||Many tattoos throughout the body especially in arms|
|Hobbies:||Dancing, Driving, Listening to Bollywood Songs|
|Height (approx.):||in feet inches, 6 ft 3 in|
in meters 1.91 m
|Weight(approx.):||95kg (in kilograms)|
209 lbs (in pounds)
|Body Measurements (approx.):|
-Chest: 44 Inches
|Eye Colour :||Black|
|Blood Group:||Not Revealed Yet|
Chris Gayle Statistics
First thing in the life of Chris Gayle
|Test Debut(230th):||March 16, 2000|
|ODI Debut(97th):||September 11, 1999|
|T20I Debut(6th):||February 16, 2006|
|Test Captain Debut:||2007-2010|
|ODI Captain Debut:||2007-2010|
|T20I Captain Debut:||2007-2010|
Chris Gayle Family:
Dudley Gayle(worked as a policemen)
Hazel Gayle(used to sell peanuts and snacks)
|Brother:||5 siblings including Vanclive Parris and Wayne Gayle|
|Sister:||Not revealed yet|
|Sibling in law:||None|
Favourite Things of Chris Gayle:
All the things given below are Chris Gayle’s very favorite things that we have collected by looking at online and news magazines and wiki.
|Favourite watch brand||Hagley West Watches|
|Favourite Cricketer||Brian Lara|
|Favourite Footballer||Cristiano Ronaldo|
|Favourite Foods||Ackee, Saltfish|
|Favourite Actress||Deepika Padukone|
|Favourite Film/Movie||Rambo Series|
|Favourite Song||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Cars||24 Carat Gold Universe Boss Bentley|
|Bikes||Harley Davidson FXSTSB Bad Boy|
|Tattoo||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Destination||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Cricket Shot||Leg Glance|
|IPL team||Punjab Kings|
|Loves to play against||Not revealed yet|
Chris Gayle Cars Collection:
Mercedes Benz of GL 63 AMG
Records of Chris Gayle:
- Chris Gayle is the only player to score 175 runs in an inning of T20.
- Chris Gayle is the one of the player to score a double century in an innings of an ODI match.
- Chris Gyale is the only player to smack the first ball of Test match for a six.
- Chris Gayle is the one of the few player to score Triple Century in Test Match twice.
- Chris Gayle has the highest number of IPL sixes and that is 357 sixes.
- Chris Gyale os the highest run scorer of T20 Cricket and that is 14,000+.
- He is one of the player to score fastest half century in T20 Cricket (12 balls fifty).
- Chris Gayle is the first batsman to hit 100 T20I Sixes.
Chris Gayle's 14,000 Runs Acheived Day
Chris Gayle is a Jamaican International Cricketer who plays for West Inides. He is a top order left-handed batsman and a part time bowler. He was the part of 2016 World Cup T20 Winning West Indies too. He has been contributing since his debut. He is the pride of West Indies.
Chris Gayle is well known for his hard hitting and destructive performances. His mindset always tries to focus in attacking mode. So, he loves T20 Cricket bit more than other formats of Cricket. He is one of the best T20 Player cricket ever got.
On July 2021, West Inidan were set to play a 5 match T20I series against Mighty Australia. Before the series, West Inides players were giving poor performances. Everyone was expecting that Australia will dominantly perform against West Inidies. West Inides Cricket Board made some changes where players like Dwayne Bravo and Chris Gayle were back in the squad after a long perid of time.(almost 2 years)
The series was going amazing for them, they won 2 games consecutively from 5 match series. The changes gone perfect as expected by the board. Their third game was on July 12th. They came on the ground with a positive attitude and were confident as their performance was brilliant in past matches.
Australia started the first inning wih their batting. As expected, West Inidies bowlers dominated Australian Batsman. West Inides bowler’s economical performance caught Australia inside 141/6 (20). The game was lttle bit easy for West Inides to chase down 142 runs in 20 overs. Chris Gayle and Andre Fletcher opened the match. Gayle was playing the game a bit slow in the start when Fletcher went back pavillion after being dismissed by Starc.
Australia got some confident there. But Gayle became the wall before Australia’s Win. Gayle crossed his 14,000 Runs in whole T20 Career and it was with a six in 9thover’s very first ball. The milestone is not acheived by any player yet. On 10th over of Adam Zampa, he delivered 4th, 5th and 6th ball out of the ground. With the hepl of those consecutive 3 sixes, he made his half century. He scored 67 runs in that match and was awarded Man of the Match.
The day was memorable for Chris Gayle and every cricket fan as he achieved the milestone of 14,000 T20 runs and made a half-century destructively with consecutive 3 sixes. It’s difficult to believe that he is 41 years old. He proved that age is just a number. We wish he will continue this awesome sport for more years……
Awards of Chris Gayle
– Jamaican Sportsman of the year 2010
– Man of the Tournament in ICC Champions Trophy 2006.
Assets/Properties of Chris Gayle
|House||$ 2.5 Million|
|Land or other assets with approx. value:||None|
Chris Gayle Net Worth / Salary:
|Net Worth in 2021||$35Million (approx.)|
|Indian Rupees||258 crores (approx.)|
|Monthly Income||3 Crore+ (approx.)|
|Money Factor:||Cricket, ADS, Promotions, IPL|
|Yearly Income||36 Crore+|
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Did you know about Chris Gayle Facts!!
1. He suffered a congenital heart defect causing a cardiac dysrhythmia.
When he was playing a test match against Australia in 2005, he was feeling difficulty to breathe. He wasn’t able to play that day. For a while he standed there, but the medical staff ordered the West ndies board present there to take him to the hospital. In hospital, he was diagnosed a congenital heart defect causing a cardiac dysrhythmia . He got his heart surgery there. But he totally fit nowdays.
2. He became the first ever batsman to score 14,000 T20 runs.
Against Australia in 3rd T20I on 12 July 2021 he surpassed the milestone of 14,000 T20 Runs. The record was not made by any player throughout the world before. Mighty gayle made this record when he was 4 years old. He proved that Age is just a number.
3. He made a record for smashing a six in first ball of Test match.
During a test Match against Bangladesh, he became the first player to score six on the very first ball of a test match. He proved that he is a destructive batsman cricket ever got after smashing this record.
4. He is the highest individual scorer in a T20 match(i.e. 175).
On 23 April 2013, Royal CHallengers Banglore were playing their match against Pune Warrior India. Chris Gayle was looking highly attacking throughout the match. He made the record for the fastest IPL Century with hitting highest individual sixes in an inning that was 17. When returned back to pavillion after the inning, he shocked the whole world with highest individual socre and that was 175 runs not out.
5. His jersey number was tribute to his own special inning.
Everyone knows that the Jersey of Chris Gayle is 333. But many of you won’t know reason behind it. In November 2010, when he wa playing Test Match against Sri-Lanka he scored his highest score that was 333 runs. It was a big acheivement for him. So, he decided to wear jersey number 333.
FAQs about Cricketer Gayle?
He becmae the first player to cross this milestone. He crossed 14,000 runs in his T20 Career on July 12, 2021 against Australia on 3rd T20I.
In November 2010 against Sri Lanka, he made his highest test score ever that is 333.
He had sang song with Emiway Bantai in a rap song but in English.
No, he dropped out after his 10th.
He was born on September 21, 1979 in Kingston, Jamaica.
Yes, he has scored his maiden ODI Double century.
He was married to Natasha Berridge a fashion designer on May 31, 2009.
No, he is a non-vegetarian.
He debuted in his favourite format on February 16, 2006 holding 6th Cap.