Chris Gayle is a cricketer from the West Indies and is known for his ferocious hitting on the field. He is the second West Indian after Brian Lara to score over 10,000 ODI runs. Gayle is considered one of the best players in T20 cricket. He holds several records in this format and has played in major T20 leagues around the world.
Chris Gayle Age, Wife, Records, Tattoo and More
Chris Gayle Biography- Wiki[table “34” not found /]
Chris Gayle was born on September 21, 1979 (Age: 39 Years, as in 2018) in Kingston, Jamaica. He was born in a poor family. His father was a policeman and his mother sold groundnuts and namkeens on the streets.
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He did his schooling from Excelsior High School, Jamaica. He did not go to college but joined the Lucas Cricket Academy in Kingston.
Gayle Physical Appearance[table “30” not found /]
Height: 191 cm or 6′ 3″
Weight: 95 kg or 209 lbs
Chest Size: 45 Inch
Waist Size: 35 Inch
Biceps Size: 15 Inch
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
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Chris Gayle was born to Dudley Gayle (a policeman) and Hazel Gayle (a street vendor).
He has 5 siblings. There are two of them – Vanclav Paris, Van Gaal (younger).
Chris Gayle is in a long-term relationship with his partner Natasha Berridge. The couple has a daughter named Blush.
Chris Gayle wife name
Chris Gayle partner name is Natasha Berridge. She is the girlfriend and live-in partner of cricketer Chris Gayle. The two have a baby-girl named Kris Allyna Gayle.
Natasha Berridge is a fashion designer and has a range of carnival costumes named as ‘Ultra’. She, along with her friend Ozelle,` run the business, and her collection is showcased in the form of a carnival every year.
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Gayle made his ODI debut on 10 September 1999 against India in Toronto, Canada. He made his Test debut on 16 March 2000 against Zimbabwe at Port of Spain. He made his T20 debut on 16 February 2006 against New Zealand. Gayle has played in almost all major T20 cricket match leagues around the world like IPL, Big Bash, BPL, PSL, CPL etc. Apart from being a great batsman, Gayle is also a good bowler, having taken more than 160 wickets. More than 70 wickets in ODI cricket (including one 5 wicket haul) and in Test cricket (including two 5 wicket hauls).
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Home Side- Barisal Burners, Chittagong Vikings, Dhaka Gladiators, ICC World XI, Jamaica, Jamaica Tallawahs, Karachi Kings, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Lahore Qalandars, Lions, Matabiland Tuskers, Melbourne Renegades, Rangpur Raiders, Royal Bangalore Somerset, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Stanford Superstars, Sydney Thunder, Vancouver Knights, Western Australia, Worcestershire
Gayle record International
- Second West Indian after Brian Lara to score over 10,000 runs in ODIs.
- The first batsman in the world to score a century in all three formats of the game.
- One of only four players (the others are Don Bradman, Brian Lara, Virender Sehwag) to score two triple centuries in Test cricket.
- First cricketer to score a century in T20 cricket (T20 World Cup 2007).
- The only player to score a century in ICC U19 World Cup, ICC World T20, ICC Cricket World Cup, ICC Champions Trophy as well as ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier.
- First player to score double century in ICC Cricket World Cup.
- Third batsman to score a century against eleven different countries in ODIs. (The others are Hashim Amla and Sachin Tendulkar).
- Most sixes in international cricket (more than 500).
First player to hit a six off the first ball of a Test match.
- First batsman to score 10000 T20 runs in career.
Fastest batsman to score 4000 runs in 112 innings in IPL.
- Highest individual score in T20 (175 runs in IPL 2013).
- Fastest ever century in T20 cricket, in just 30 balls.
- First player to score more than 20 centuries in T20 cricket.
He was involved in a cold war of sorts with the West Indies Cricket Board over sponsorship issues.
In 2016, Fairfax Media, an Australian media company, published a series of articles in which Gayle alleged that he exposed himself to massage therapist Leanne Russell during a cricket tournament. In the same year, Gayle filed a defamation suit against Fairfax Media and on December 3, 2018, Gayle won the defamation case and was awarded $300,000 against Fairfax Media.
In 2016, during the Big Bash League, Gayle proposed to Australian sportscaster Mel McLaughlin and asked him out for a drink after the match. He also told Mel McLaughlin, “Baby don’t be shy”. This statement created a huge controversy and some cricketers demanded that Chris Gayle be banned from playing in Australia. He was fined $100,000. He later apologized, saying that he had made the statement in jest.
Chris Gayle Net worth
In 2014 IPL, he was one of the costliest players and was sold for 9.5 crores. He was bought for his base price of Rs 2 crore in IPL 2018 and 2019. His annual salary is around $7.5 million. His net worth is around $35 million.