Chris Gayle

Christopher Henry Gayle, OD (conceived 21 September 1979) is a Jamaican cricketer who plays global cricket for the West

Non mainstream players. Gayle captained the West Indies’ Test side from 2007 to 2010. Considered one of the best batsmen in constrained overs

cricket, Gayle has set various records over each of the three organizations of cricket. He is broadly recognized as a standout amongst the most

damaging batsman ever of amusement, especially in Twenty20. He is outstanding for hitting sixes; in 2012 he moved toward becoming

the main player to hit a six off the principal bundle of a Test coordinate.

He is one of just four players who have scored two triple hundreds of years at Test level: 317 against South Africa in 2005, and 333

against Sri Lanka in 2010. Gayle turned into the main batsman in World Cup history to score a twofold century when he came to

200 off 138 balls against Zimbabwe amid the 2015 World Cup. He completed on 215 runs, which was the record for most astounding

score in a World Cup until the point that it was broken by Martin Guptill against Gayle’s own group. He is one of the five players to score a

twofold century in ODIs. In March 2016, Gayle turned out to be just the second player (after Brendon McCullum) to hit two Twenty20

Global hundreds, scoring 100 not out against England.

He plays local cricket for Jamaica, and furthermore speaks to the Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League, the Karachi

Kingsin the Pakistan Super League, the Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League and the Rangpur Riders in the

Bangladesh Premier League. He has additionally spoken to Worcestershire, the Western Warriors, Sydney Thunder, Barisal

Burners, Kolkata Knight Riders and Somerset in his vocation.

Early vocation

Gayle began his cricket vocation with the acclaimed Lucas Cricket Club in Kingston, Jamaica. Gayle guaranteed “In the event that it was not for Lucas

I don’t know where I would be today. Possibly in the city.” Lucas Cricket Club’s nursery has been named to pay tribute to Gayle.

Worldwide introduction

Gayle played for the West Indies at youth global level preceding influencing his top notch to make a big appearance in 1998, at age 19 for Jamaica.

He played his initial One Day International eleven months after the fact, and his first Test coordinate a half year after that. Gayle, who regularly

opens the innings when he plays for the West Indies, is a damaging batsman who is best playing square of the

wicket. In July 2001, Gayle (175), together with Daren Ganga (89) built up the record for opening organizations at Queens

Games Club, Bulawayo when they set up on 214 together against Zimbabwe.

Global ascent

See likewise: List of hundreds of years in Twenty20 International cricket

An innings-by-innings breakdown of Gayle’s Test coordinate batting vocation, demonstrating runs scored (red bars) and the normal of the

last ten innings (blue line).

Gayle had an ease back begin to his worldwide profession, yet stimulated it in 2002, finishing the year with three centuries against India in

November and turning into the third West Indian to score more than 1,000 keeps running in a timetable year, alongside Vivian Richards and

Brian Lara. He is one of just six players in One Day International history to have at least three scores of 150. In 2005, Gayle

was dropped for the primary Test against South Africa alongside six different players following a disagreement regarding sponsorship issues

(see underneath). He returned for the second Test yet had a poor arrangement until the fourth Test, where he made a match-sparing 317. It

was the principal ever triple century against South Africa and up until Mahela Jayawardene made 374, it was the most noteworthy person

Test score against them. In another match of the arrangement, Gayle needed to leave the field in the wake of grumbling of tipsiness. Amid a

consequent arrangement against Australia, Gayle again whined of discombobulation and shortness of breath amid his innings. He exited

the field for a period, and was after the match sent to doctor’s facility where he was determined to have an intrinsic heart imperfection causing a

cardiovascular dysrhythmia. He experienced heart surgery following the arrangement to adjust the imperfection. Gayle was just the fourth West

Indian to convey his bat in a Test innings.

Gayle at the Prime Ministers XI cricket coordinate in Canberra in 2010

In August 2005, Gayle joined Worcestershire for whatever is left of the English season, playing eight matches. He made two half-

hundreds of years in three top notch matches and two half-hundreds of years in five one-day matches, and won one Man of the Match grant in

the one-day National League. Nonetheless, Worcestershire were consigned after Gayle made 1 in the last match against


Gayle was named Player of the 2006 Champions Trophy, where the West Indies about safeguarded the title they won in 2004,

being vanquished in the last by Australia. Gayle scored three centuries and totalled 474 runs, 150 more than some other batsman,

and furthermore took eight wickets in the same number of matches. Gayle, with regards to whatever is left of the West Indies group, had a poor World Cup

in 2007. He recorded a progression of low scores; the one special case being a rankling 79 off 58 balls against England in the West

Non mainstream players’ last match.

Gayle set the principal record for the most noteworthy innings in a Twenty20 International, scoring 117 against South Africa in the main match

of the 2007 World Twenty20 The innings was the primary century in worldwide Twenty20 cricket and made him the principal batsman

to score a century in every one of global cricket’s three arrangements. The record stood unmatched until 19 February 2012, when

South Africa’s Richard Levi scored 117n.o. against New Zealand; Cricinfo perceived Levi as having broken the record

altogether, in light of the fact that a not out innings is positioned over a rejection.

In the semi-last match of the 2009 World Twenty20 against Sri Lanka, he turned into the primary global player to convey his bat

through the whole innings in this configuration of the diversion too. In April 2008, Gayle was sold by the establishment Kolkata Knight

Riders of the Indian Premier League, however missed the opening diversions due to a Sri Lanka visit to the Caribbean. When he at long last

joined the group, he passed up a great opportunity for the activity because of crotch damage he got amid that visit. A while later, he exited to join the

West Indies group for a home arrangement against Australia, in this manner not playing in the inaugural rendition of the IPL.

He played in the second IPL rivalry in mid 2009, touching base for an away Test arrangement against England late, procuring

feedback about his dedication. His Test arrangement went ineffectively, and the West Indies went ahead to lose both the Test and ODI arrangement.

Gayle, notwithstanding, went to on score a match winning 88 in the primary authority match of the 2009 Twenty20, in an unexpected triumph over


On 17 December 2009 in the Australia v West Indies third Test Chris Gayle scored the then fifth-quickest century in Test coordinate

history, taking only 70 balls to achieve 100, including nine fours and six sixes. He was rejected two balls later for 102 runs. On

16 November 2010, he turned into the fourth cricketer to score two triple hundreds of years in Test cricket after Donald Bradman, Brian

Lara and Virender Sehwag.

On his arrival to Test cricket in July 2012, he scored 150 on the third day of the main Test against New Zealand.

Gayle scored 75 keeps running from 41 balls, fuelling West Indies’ aggregate of 205, against Australia in the 2012 ICC World Twenty20

elimination round, which was the most astounding aggregate of the competition.

In November 2012, amid the First Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka, Gayle turned into the principal player to hit a six off the main ball

in the historical backdrop of Test cricket. In February 2015, he turned into the fourth cricketer to score a twofold century in ODIs when he made

215 against Zimbabwe.

In this match against Zimbabwe in World Cup in Canberra, Gayle turned into the principal player to hit a twofold century in World Cup

history. His association with Marlon Samuels was the most profitable wicket in Cricket World Cup history, delivering 372 runs

before Gayle was gotten for an out on the last bundle of the innings. Adventitiously, he was nearly declared out on the first

ball he looked as a LBW claim was raised by Zimbabwe bowler, Tinashe Panyangara, notwithstanding, the umpire turned down the

advance. In spite of an audit which demonstrated that the ball would have cut the highest point of the safeguards, the first choice was maintained.

[4] Gayle hence turned into the main player in world cricket to hit a triple hundred in Tests, a twofold hundred in ODIs and a hundred

in Twenty20 Internationals.

Twenty20 cricket

C.Gayle’s record in Twenty20 matches

Matches Runs HS 100s 50s Avg.

T20I[26] 50 1519 117 2 13 35.33

IPL[27] 96 3563 175* 6 21 42.93

CLT20[28] 6 257 92 0 2 42.83

On 1 July 2009, Gayle marked with the Western Australia Warriors for the Australian Domestic Twenty20 competition known as

the Big Bash for the 2009– 10 season.

Gayle with the Sydney Thunder in 2011

In 2011, in the wake of being let well enough alone for the underlying piece of the West Indies T20 and one-day home arrangement against Pakistan, Gayle picked to

join the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the fourth version of the Indian Premier League. In his presentation diversion against his past

group Kolkata Knight Riders in their home ground, he scored 102 off 55 balls, hitting 10 fours and 7 sixes On 6 May 2011, he

scored one more century, 107 off 49 balls in Bangalore against the Kings XI Punjab, which included 10 fours and 9 sixes. In the

next match against Kochi Tuskers Kerala, he scored 37 keeps running in one over, which included 3 sixes, 3 fours and a no ball that was

hit for a six.Although numerous individuals refer to him as having hit the over for 37, one run was granted as an additional because of the no ball. He

can in this way be said to have hit 36 off an over that went for 37. Gayle won the Orange Cap Award for scoring the most keeps running in

the competition hoarding 608 keeps running in 1

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