Chris Gayle      

Full name Christopher Henry Gayle

Born September 21, 1979, Kingston, Jamaica

Current age 35 years 245 days

Major teams West Indies, Barisal Burners, Dhaka Gladiators, ICC World XI, Jamaica, Jamaica Tallawahs, Kolkata Knight Riders, Matabeleland Tuskers, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Stanford Superstars, Sydney Thunder, Western Australia, Worcestershire

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Christopher Henry Gayle
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 103 182 11 7214 333 42.18 11970 60.26 15 37 1046 98 96 0
ODIs 269 264 17 9221 215 37.33 10834 85.11 22 47 1038 238 114 0
T20Is 45 43 3 1406 117 35.15 986 142.59 1 13 122 87 12 0
First-class 180 321 26 13226 333 44.83 32 64 158 0
List A 336 330 24 11694 215 38.21 25 63 140 0
Twenty20 209 205 27 7466 175* 41.94 5072 147.20 14 47 588 524 52 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 103 104 7109 3120 73 5/34 6/81 42.73 2.63 97.3 2 2 0
ODIs 269 190 7222 5739 163 5/46 5/46 35.20 4.76 44.3 3 1 0
T20Is 45 22 301 360 15 2/15 2/15 24.00 7.17 20.0 0 0 0
First-class 180 12511 5194 132 5/34 39.34 2.49 94.7 2 0
List A 336 9366 7112 222 5/46 5/46 32.03 4.55 42.1 4 1 0
Twenty20 209 114 1746 2207 72 4/22 4/22 30.65 7.58 24.2 2 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v Zimbabwe at Port of Spain, Mar 16-20, 2000 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v Bangladesh at Kingstown, Sep 5-9, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v West Indies at Toronto, Sep 11, 1999 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v West Indies at Wellington, Mar 21, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v West Indies at Auckland, Feb 16, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v West Indies at Johannesburg, Jan 11, 2015 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1998/99
Last First-class West Indies v Bangladesh at Kingstown, Sep 5-9, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 1998/99
Last List A New Zealand v West Indies at Wellington, Mar 21, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v PCA Masters XI at Leicester, Sep 15, 2005 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore at Ranchi, May 22, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
41 RCB v Super Kings Ranchi 22 May 2015 T20
27 RCB v Royals Pune 20 May 2015 T20
0/15, 1* RCB v Daredevils Bangalore 17 May 2015 T20
35 RCB v Sunrisers Hyderabad (Deccan) 15 May 2015 T20
17 RCB v Kings XI Mohali 13 May 2015 T20
13 RCB v Mum Indians Mumbai 10 May 2015 T20
117 RCB v Kings XI Bangalore 6 May 2015 T20
21 RCB v KKR Bangalore 2 May 2015 T20
10 RCB v Royals Bangalore 29 Apr 2015 T20
62* RCB v Daredevils Delhi 26 Apr 2015 T20
Profile

A thrusting Jamaican left-hander, Gayle earned himself a black mark on his first senior tour - to England in 2000 - where the new boys were felt to be insufficiently respectful of their elders. But a lack of respect, for opposition bowlers at least, has served Gayle well since then. Tall and imposing at the crease, he loves to carve through the covers off either foot, and has the ability to decimate the figures of even the thriftiest of opening bowlers. And in this era of Twenty20 cricket, Gayle is the batsman who has thrived like no other.

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Timeline
    • September 1999
      An unflattering start
      • Makes his international debut in a series of one-dayers against India and Pakistan in Toronto. Has a horror run in the middle order, reaching double-figures only once in five innings.
    • July 20, 2000
      Ice-cool Gayle
      • Picks up his first Man-of-the-Match award, after bowling a nerveless final over in a one-dayer against England to hand West Indies a three-run victory in Nottingham.
    • February 19, 2001
      Quadruple-century stand
      • Representing Jamaica in a Busta Cup match against West Indies B, Gayle racks up an unbroken 425-run stand for the first wicket with Leon Garrick, the first 400-plus partnership in the region's history.
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May 22, 2015

Chris Gayle dabs it back to the bowler, Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2015, Qualifier 2, Ranchi, May 22, 2015

Chris Gayle dabs it back to the bowler

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May 20, 2015

Chris Gayle lost his middle stump, Rajasthan Royals v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2015, Eliminator, Pune, May 20, 2015

Chris Gayle lost his middle stump

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May 20, 2015

Chris Gayle targets the leg side, Rajasthan Royals v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2015, Eliminator, Pune, May 20, 2015

Chris Gayle targets the leg side

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Tournament Results
Guyana v Trinidad & T at Gros Islet - Jan 20, 2013
Trinidad & T won by 9 wickets (with 45 balls remaining)
Jamaica v Guyana at Gros Islet - Jan 19, 2013
Guyana won by 6 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
Guyana v Windward Is at Gros Islet - Jan 18, 2013
Guyana won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Comb C&C v Jamaica at Gros Islet - Jan 18, 2013
Jamaica won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Barbados v Windward Is at Gros Islet - Jan 17, 2013
Windward Is won by 4 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Guyana v Leeward Is at Gros Islet - Jan 17, 2013
Guyana won by 14 runs
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