Chris Gayle Records List, Facts and Photos, Pics, Images of Chris Gayle
Christopher Henry Chris Gayle born on 21 September 1979.
Height: 6.17 feet or 1.88 metres
He is a fabulous Carribean batsman, made his ODI debut on 11 September 1999 and make his test debut in West Indies team in the year 2000 against Zimbabwe. He is the opening batsman in all the formats for West Indies Team. Gayle loves the cut and the pull shorts and is great square of the wicket, his great reach make bat and ball connection much better. He is the first batsman to score century in the World Cup 2015, and make a historic partnership with Marlon Samuels in the World Cup
He is the only player to score triple century in Test Cricket, Double Century in ODI , and Century in T20
He is known for his hitting power in all the formats, bowlers think of him as a mercyless batsman.
There is a brief window of his career below:
SOME AMAZING FACTS ABOUT CHRIS GAYLE:
1. In 137 years of Test cricket history, he became the first player to hit a six off the first ball of a Test match. He did this feat on Bangladesh in 2012.
2. In 2011 during IPL auctions, no franchise bid Chris Gayle in first round.
3.Gayle is the first batsman who scored a century in his T20 cricket debut against Kolkata Knight Riders, he scored 102 (55 balls), hitting 10 fours and 7 sixes.
4.Gayle is the fourth cricketer to score two triple centuries in Test cricket, after Donald Bradman, Brian Lara and Virender Sehwag.
5.He is the first player who score centuries in all three formats of the game.
6. In T20 it’s the Chris Gayle show, where he scored seven centuries and two them are international.
7.He scored fastest fifty in the IPL
8.He scored fastest hundred in T20.
9. He hits the longest six in the IPL history.
10. He became the first player to score triple century against South Africa.