Chris Gayle Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Children, Biography, & More
Christopher Henry Gayle, OD (born 21 September 1979) is a Jamaican cricketer who played international cricket for the West Indies. Gayle captained the West Born: 21 September 1979 (age 41); Kingston, …Last T20I: 8 March 2019 v England shirt no: 45, 301Batting: Left-handed.
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Christopher Henry Gayle
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Physical Stats & More
in centimeters– 191 cm in meters– 1.91 m in feet inches– 6’ 3”
He has many tattoos all over his body (mainly on arms & chest)
• In 2005, he was involved in a kind of cold war with West Indies Cricket Board over the sponsorship issues. For this reason, he has been the center of controversies ever since. • In 2016, a media company in Australia, Fairfax Media, published a series of articles which alleged Gayle exposed himself to massage therapist Leanne Russell during a cricket tournament. The same year, Gayle filed a defamation case against the Fairfax Media, and on 3 December 2018, Gayle won the defamation case and was awarded $300,000 against Fairfax Media.
Test– 16 March 2000 against Zimbabwe ODI– 11 September 1999 against India T20– 16 February 2006 against New Zealand
• He became the first player to hit six on the first ball of a test match. • Became the 4th player to hit 2 triple centuries in Test matches. • He has scored the highest T20 individual score (175*) • The first player to score a double century in a World Cup. • The first West Indian to get 7000+ runs and take 150 wickets in ODIs. • The first player to score a century in all three forms of Cricket. • The first player to reach 10,000 runs in T20 cricket. • Fastest player to reach 4000 IPL runs (112 innings). • He holds the record for hitting the most sixes (more than 500) in international cricket.
Career Turning Point
When he scored 3 centuries against India in 2002, he became the 3rd West Indian to score 1000+ runs in a calendar year.
Chris Gayle net worth: Chris Gayle is a Jamaican cricketer who has a net worth of $25 million. Chris Gayle has earned his net worth as an international cricket player for the West Indies.Net Worth: $25 MillionProfession: Cricketer
Some Lesser Known Facts About Chris Gayle
After 10th standard, he joined Lucas Cricket Academy. Once Chris Gayle said,
“If it was not for Lucas I don’t know where I would be today. Maybe on the streets.”
Once he suffered from an irregular heartbeat problem when he was playing in India in his early career, after which an operation was done to resolve the issue. According to Gayle, “Heart surgery was a life-changing moment for me.
He once scored 196 runs in a T20 trial match, he got out in 15th over.
In Big Bash 2016, Gayle said ‘Don’t blush, baby’ to an Australian reporter, Mel McLaughlin on live TV. Gayle was caught up in a huge controversy for doing that, later he apologized and said he said that in a humorous way.