Christopher Henry Gayle (Chris Gayle) is born in Kingston, Jamaica in West Indies, he plays international cricket for the west indies, he is known for his power-hitting sixes he has 1000 sixes under his name in T20 cricket, he also captained the test side of west indies from 2007 to 2010. He is international name is universal boss, this name he got because of cricket he likes to do party and enjoys his game, he made international debut in 1999 against India in ODI and in 2000 he made test debut against Zimbabwe.
|Real Name||Christopher Henry Gayle|
|Nick Name||Universal Boss, Gayle Strom, Gayle Force|
|Chris Gayle’s Height||In centimeters – 191cm|
In Meters – 1.91m
In Feet inches – 6’3
|Weight||In kilograms – 95kg|
In Pounds – 209lbs
|Body Measurement||Chest – 44 inches|
Waist – 35 inches
Biceps -15 inches
|Date of birth||21 Sep 1979|
|Birthplace||Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies|
|Home town||Kingston, Jamaica|
|School||Excelsior High School, Jamaica|
|Food Habit||Non- Vegetarian|
|Tattoos||He Has many tattoos all over his body, mainly on his chest and arms.|
|Children||Daughter – Blush|
|Parents||Father- Dudley Gayle, Mother – Hazel Gayle|
|Internation Debut||Test 16 merch 2000 against ZimbabweODI 11 Sep 1999 against IndiaT20 16 Feb 2006 against New Zealand|
|Jersey Number||45 (west Indies)333 (IPL)|
|Favourite Shot||Pull Shot|
|Net worth||35 Million|
Facts about Chris Gayle
- Chris Gayle does smokes and takes alcohol.
- When he was in school his friends calls him Crampy because of his laziness.
- After 10th class, he joined Lucas Cricket Academy. and also he said that “if it is not for Lucas then don’t know where I would be today may be on the footpath”.
- When he was playing against India in India he was suffering from a breathing problem later he got a checkup and had heart surgery, he mentions because of that operation my life got changed.
- Chris Gayle once scored 196 runs in a T20 Trail match and got out in the 15th over.
- He also has a sports bar and restaurant in kingston jamaica.
- Chris Gayle has opened “The Chris Gayle Academies” for poor and needy people in jamaica and London.
- Chris Gayle also has his autobiographic the six machine which was published on 2nd June 2016.
- He loves to do parties and very ones know how he does his parties in his home in CPL T20 Matches.
- Chris Gayle mansion is the cost $1 million which is in Jamaica.
- He also owns several expensive cars such as GS 63 AMG – Mercedes, Land Cruiser V8, Harley Davidson FSXTSB Bad Boy.
- His hobbies are playing brilliantly, listening to Bollywood music, do parties and etc.
- In 2014 he was the most expensive player of that season 9.8 crores.
Records which he has created
- He is the 4th international player to hit 2 triple century in test cricket.
- He is the 1st player to hit six on the first ball in test cricket.
- He also holds the record of highest individual score in T20 match 175 runs.
- He is the 1st player to hit two double century in world cup matches.
- He is the 1st west indies player to have 7000 runs and take 150 wickets.
- In T20 he is the 1st player to have 10,000 runs.
- He holds the record of hitting most sixes in international matches that is more than 500, also has the fastest 4000 runs in T20 (112) inning.
When he was playing in BBL in Austirlan, during an interview he said “Don’t blush baby” to a reporter Mel Mclaughlin on live Tv. which was caught up in huge controversy over him and later apologized and said he said it was in a humorous way.
In 2005 he was involved in a controversy with the west indies cricket board due to sponsorship. And he was the center of controversy since then with the cricket board.
In 2016 an Australian Media company published a series of articles that alleged that gayle is messaging to therapist Leanne Russel during a cricket tournament, on the same year gayle file a defamation case on Fairfax media and won that case so gayle was awarded $300000 from the Fairfax media.