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Quick Facts of Chris Gayle :
|Full Name||Christopher Henry Gayle|
|Date of birth||Sep21,1979|
|Height||6feet 2 in.|
|Education||Excelsior High School|
|Online Presence||Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia|
Short Description of Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle, full of dynamic and energetic personality, is a Jamaican cricketer and international player of West Indies Cricket Team. Gayle is identified to the cricketing world as the roaring hitter of all time. Moreover, he is also active as the former captain of West Indies. He is an expert batsman in all styles of the game. Chris Gayle is counted for his masterpiece in Twenty 20 cricket. Besides, he is also active in International leagues counting Bangladesh Premier League, Big Bash League, and Indian Premier League.
Early Life & Education Of Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle was born on September 21, 1979, in Kingston, Jamaica. He spent his childhood in Jamaica. His father Dudley Gayle was a policeman. He entered Excelsior High School in Jamaica. Chris Gayle, the king of sixes, had an appetite for cricket. He used to play domestic cricket in Jamaica. Chris Gayle owes Lucas Cricket Club for his career as he got a platform to polish his fantastic and successful future. At the age of 19, he played first-class debut player for Jamaica.
Chris Gayle’s Career
Chris Gayle inaugurated his career with Lucas Cricket Club. He was so keen for cricket that he performed his first ODI debut for West Indies against India on 11 September 1999. He was able to set different records. Later, he earned his first Test debut on 16 March 2000 against South Africa. Chris Gayle was on West Indies team ever then. He was considered an effective batsman.
Next, to that, he obtained his Twenty 20 debut on 16 February 2006 against New Zealand. He is considered as the biggest Twenty 20 batsman ever. At first, his future on cricket was undefinable. Later, a vision came into reality. Chris set himself and set numerous records in his name.Moreover, he is counted in the name of four players who gained two triple centuries in a test. He also played in IPL. Featuring RCB, he gained the fastest century in just 30 balls.
He is considered for his masterpiece sixes. Being all-rounder left-handed batsman, he led the West Indies team as a captain from 2007 to 2010. He is also left, handy bowler. He had taken over 200 international wickets.
Another countable success of his life is scoring 13 Twenty 20 centuries. Gayle is also awarded numerous awards. We can take the example of the year the year 2006 when he was awarded the Player of the Champions Trophy. Next to that, in T20 World Cup 2007, he set a record of first international hundred in T20 international cricket. His performance was incredible in the 2009 World Cup of T20.
Gayle newly made a double century in the ICC World cup of 2015. And the descending part was, he faced some scandals in 2005 due to which he was dropped by West Indies Cricket Board in the test against South Africa. He was also being criticized for upcoming years also.
Chris Gayle’s Personal Life
Chris Gayle is famous for playing Twenty 20 cricket all over the world. Chris one of the most loved and entertained cricketer all over the world. He is married to Natasha Berridge and has daughter Blush together.
Chris Gayle’s Net Worth:
His net worth is $15 million.