Personal Information About Chris Gayle
|Name:-||Christopher Henry Gayle|
|Nick Name:-||Gayle-Storm, Gayle-Force, Master Storm, World Boss, Universe Boss, Sixer, Spartan, Crampy|
|D.O.B:-||21 September 1979|
|National Side:-||West Indies|
|Place of Birth:-||Kingston, Jamaica|
|Height:-||6 feet 2 inches|
|Profession:-||West Indies Cricketer (Batsman)|
|Role:-||All-rounder, opening batsman|
|Style of Batting:-||Left-handed Batsman|
|Style of Bowling:-||Right-arm off-spin|
Major Teams: West Indies, Dhaka Gladiators, Barisal Burners, ICC World XI, Kolkata Knight Riders, Jamaica, Jamaica Tallawahs, Lahore Qalandars, Melbourne Renegades, Matabeleland Tuskers, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Stanford Superstars, Somerset, Western Australia, Sydney Thunder, Worcestershire.
|Chris Gayle Family Info|
|Father Name:-||Dudley Gayle|
|Mother Name:-||Not Known|
|Brother Name:-||Not Known|
|Sister Name:-||Not Known|
|Chris Gayle Wife Name:-||Natasha Berridge (m. 2009)|
|Chris Gayle Net Worth:||$15 million|
Chris Gayle Early Life and Education
World Boss Chris Gayle is a West Indian professional and mature player, Chris Gayle was born on 21 st September 1979 in Kingston, Jamaica. Gayle was raised in a Jamaican background. His father’s name is Dudley Gayle and he is a Police Man and Catholic by his religion, his mother’s name is not known. Gayle has 8 members in his family, he has 6 siblings, and he is the 5 the one among them. Chris Gale’s horoscope is Virgo. Gayle studies at Excelsior High School in Jamaica, but Gayle did not attend college for higher studies.
Chris Gayle Career
A thrusting Jamaican left-handed batsman Chris Gayle started to play for West Indies during his teenage at an international level. At the age of 19, Chris made his excellent debut for Jamaica. His first One Day International was played 11 months later and Chris’ Test match was played 6 months later. Chris Gayle and Daren Ganga created a record for their partnership in 2001 at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo. Chris and Daren made 214 runs against Zimbabwe.
Gayle started his international career very slow but he gained 1000 runs within one year along with Brian Lara and Vivian Richards. Chris Gayle joined the Worcestershire in 2005 and played eight matches for the English season after his heart surgeries due to cardiac dysrhythmia. In World T20 International cricket, Chris made the highest record of the innings by scoring 117 runs against the South African team. This was the first century in the T20 International match and Gayle became the first cricketer to make a century in every format of international cricket.
For the Australian T20 tournament in 2009, Chris started playing for the side of Western Australian Warriors. In the fourth season of IPL Chris joined the Royal Challengers Bangalore. In 2010, Chris became the fourth cricketer to score triple centuries two times in test cricket after the legendary cricketer’s Sir Donald Bradman, Brian Lara, and Virender Sehwag.
Chris is signed for the Pakistan Super League season 2016 by Lahore Qalandars. The amount paid for this was $200,000. Gayle also plays in Bangladesh Premier League for the Dhaka Gladiators. Gayle also played for the team Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL. From 2007 to 2010 he did captaincy for West Indies.
Chris Gayle’s Records
Chris Gayle is known to be a destructive batsman, Gayle is one of the fourth cricketers who scored 2 triple centuries in test matches, in 2005 Chris made 317 runs against South Africa, and in 2010 he scored 333 runs against Sri Lanka. Gayle is considered a big hitter and is also popular for his flamboyant sixes. Gayle is the only cricketer to have hit a 6 in the very first ball of the test match. Chris Gayle made 100 runs just of 30 deliveries, while representing Royal Challengers Bangalore for the Indian Premier League and became the IPL player with the highest individual score in the T20 format, 175 not out.
In the history of the World Cup Gayle became the first batsman to score a double-century, he made 200 runs off 138 balls in the 2015 World Cup against Zimbabwe. Gayle’s double century record was broken by the New Zealand player Martin Guptill against West Indies. In the One Day International matches Gayle is one of the 5 players who made double centuries in his credit.
Here is a short view of Chris Gayle’s records
|Gayle is the 1 st player to hit six on the 1 st ball of a test match.|
|Gayle is the 1 st player to make a century in all 3 formats of cricket.|
|He became the 4 th cricketer to hit 2 triple centuries in Test matches.|
|Chris Gayle made the highest T20 individual score (175 not out).|
|Gayle became the 1 st, player, to score a double century in the World Cup.|
|Gayle became the 1 st West Indian to make 7000+ runs and takes 150 wickets in One Day Internationals.|
|Chris Gayle also became the 1 st player to hit centuries in all three formats of the matches. (T20, ODI, and Test matches).|
Chris Gayle’s Wife/Girlfriend
Gayle is currently in a relationship with Natasha Berridge, and she gave birth to Chris Gayle’s baby girl in April 2016. Chris Gayle’s daughter’s name is ‘Blush’. After going public with this news, Chris received congratulatory messages from all corners of the world. Chris Gayle’s IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli tweeted to Gayle and say that he would be proud to call “Uncle Virat” by Chris’s new-born daughter. All the West Indian teammates also express their feelings and joy and wished him. Gayle left the IPL midway to be with his beloved Natasha for the birth, he shared a drink with his partner’s brother, father, and friend.
Chris Gayle’s Net worth and Salary
Big Boss Chris Gayle reported a net worth of $15 million. Chris Gayle’s annual salary is $7.5 million with an income of $4.5 million, this income is through premier leagues. Gayle earned $3 million through endorsements as well.
Chris Gayle controversies
Gayle has been under many controversies, in May 2016, Gayle was criticized by Australian citizens for disrespecting a female TV reporter by asking a controversial question. This incident was happed in Bangalore while The Time’s interview Charlotte Edwardes was talking about his interview.
In January 20116, a similar incident had taken place as well, where Gayle asked for an interview for a date. Gayle was fined Australia $10, 000 for misconduct.
Some Facts about Chris Gayle
|Chris Gayle does smoke and drinks alcohol.|
|Chris Gayle has many tattoos all over his body (Especially on his arms and chest).|
|Due to his laziness, his friends used to call him “Crampy.|
|Once Chris suffered from an irregular heartbeat problem during his early career when he was playing against India, after which an operation was done and he was recovering from that problem.|
|In a T20 trial match, once he scored 196 runs and he got out in the 15 th over.|
|In IPL 2011 player’s auctions, Chris Gayle went unsold in the first round.|
|Gayle scored a century In IPL in his debut match.|
|Gayle is a very active person on social media.|
|Chris Gayle loves his dressing style.|
|In Big Bash 2016, Chris asked out reporter Mel McLaughlin on Live TV, Chris was caught up in a big controversy for doing that, later on, Gayle apologized and said he said that in a humorous way.|
|Gayle opened “The Chris Gayle Academies” in Jamaica and London to give education, training, and employment to the needy.|
|Chris Gayle owns “Triple Century Sports Bar, a sports bar and restaurant in his hometown Kingston, Jamaica.|
|Gayle loves partying and he is popular for his CPL T20 parties at his own house.|