Christopher Henry “Chris” Gayle is a Jamaican cricketer who plays all inclusive cricket for the West Indies. Considered a champion among the most competent batsmen in compelled overs cricket, Gayle has set different records in all courses of action of the redirection.
He is one of only four players who have scored two triple several years at Test level: 317 against South Africa in 2005, and 333 against Sri Lanka in 2010. He is known as a noteworthy hitter, all the time hitting sixes; in 2012 he transformed into the essential player to hit a six off the primary wad of a Test coordinate. Playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore, he scored a 30-ball century, that transformed into the most shocking individual T20 score (175 not out). It dominated the past engraving set by Brendon McCullum of Kolkata Knight Riders. At the dispatch of the Caribbean Premier League he was pronounced as the foremost foundation player for the affiliation.
Chris Gayle made his overall presentation for the West Indies against India in 1999, just 10 days short of his twentieth birthday, and his Test show up not long after in 2000 against Zimbabwe.
Chris Gayle Cricinfo Profile Biography Highlights Records List
Full name Christopher Henry Gayle
Conceived September 21, 1979, Kingston, Jamaica
Real groups West Indies, Barisal Burners, Dhaka Gladiators, ICC World XI, Jamaica, Jamaica Tallawahs, Kolkata Knight Riders, Lahore Qalandars, Matabeleland Tuskers, Melbourne Renegades, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Somerset, Stanford Superstars, Sydney Thunder, Western Australia, Worcestershire
Assuming part Allrounder
Batting style Left-hand bat
Knocking down some pins style Right-arm offbreak
Gayle soon made his proximity felt, indenting up his first Test ton with 175 against Zimbabwe. The West Indies had begun their slipping slide around then, and Gayle was among the couple of marvelous spots for them. Amid a period when openers were changed as consistently as another imagined youngster’s diapers, Gayle was the one never-ending establishment at the most noteworthy purpose of the demand. He continued with his awesome continue running with the bat, indenting up tons reliably – with a 79-ball hundred in Cape Town in 2004, a particularly exceptional one.
He continued running into a troublesome time in 2004, when an uncontrolled Steve Harmison worked him over reliably, discharging him four circumstances in seven innings and revealing his nonattendance of footwork brutally, as the West Indies were pounded 3-0. After that grade plan, Gayle was dropped from the side, yet as a result of sponsorship issues (as to a question with the WICB). In any case, he came back with a countering, scoring a calling best 317 in Antigua against South Africa. He then had a fine Champions Trophy, scoring 474 continues running with three tons, and stowing eight wickets as West Indies accomplished the last, losing to Australia.
Gayle was made the head of the Windies side after Ramnaresh Sarwan was hurt and he welled as they won a Test coordinate under his drive against a strong South African side in Port Elizabeth in 2007-08. He grasped his captaincy even after Sarwan returned, however a home Test and ODI course of action mishap to Australia left him disappointed and he was eager to surrender the captaincy. In any case, he modified his sentiment and continued on, driving West Indies to a 1-0 Test course of action win over England – thusly bringing home the Wisden Trophy taking after a fissure of nine years. That triumph persevered through only a few months be that as it may, as England wrested the trophy back with a 2-0 win at home.