Chris Gayle      

Full name Christopher Henry Gayle

Born September 21, 1979, Kingston, Jamaica

Current age 38 years 214 days

Major teams West Indies, Barisal Burners, Chittagong Vikings, Dhaka Gladiators, ICC World XI, Jamaica, Jamaica Tallawahs, Karachi Kings, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Lahore Qalandars, Lions, Matabeleland Tuskers, Melbourne Renegades, Rangpur Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Somerset, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, 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 Insights on test 103 182 11 7214 333 42.18 11970 60.26 15 37 1046 98 96 0
ODIs Insights on odi 281 276 17 9585 215 37.00 11169 85.81 23 48 1063 267 119 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 55 51 4 1589 117 33.80 1095 145.11 2 13 136 103 14 0
First-class 180 321 26 13226 333 44.83 32 64 158 0
List A 351 345 24 12151 215 37.85 26 64 147 0
T20s Insights on t20 326 319 46 11297 175* 41.38 7563 149.37 21 69 848 840 78 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 103 104 7109 3120 73 5/34 6/81 42.73 2.63 97.3 2 2 0
ODIs Insights on odi 281 192 7268 5791 165 5/46 5/46 35.09 4.78 44.0 3 1 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 55 23 319 377 17 2/15 2/15 22.17 7.09 18.7 0 0 0
First-class 180 12511 5194 132 5/34 39.34 2.49 94.7 2 0
List A 351 9484 7214 226 5/46 5/46 31.92 4.56 41.9 4 1 0
T20s Insights on t20 326 127 1873 2354 78 4/22 4/22 30.17 7.54 24.0 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 Afghanistan v West Indies at Harare, Mar 25, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v West Indies at Auckland, Feb 16, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v West Indies at Mount Maunganui, Jan 3, 2018 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 Afghanistan v West Indies at Harare, Mar 25, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v PCA Masters XI at Leicester, Sep 15, 2005 scorecard
Last T20s Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab at Kolkata, Apr 21, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
62* Kings XI v KKR Kolkata 21 Apr 2018 T20
104* Kings XI v Sunrisers Mohali 19 Apr 2018 T20
63 Kings XI v Super Kings Mohali 15 Apr 2018 T20
10, 2/38 West Indies v Afghanistan Harare 25 Mar 2018 ODI # 4007 Insights on
0 West Indies v Scotland Harare 21 Mar 2018 ODI # 4004 Insights on
0/14, 17 West Indies v Zimbabwe Harare 19 Mar 2018 ODI # 4002 Insights on
1 West Indies v Afghanistan Harare 15 Mar 2018 ODI # 3997 Insights on
46 West Indies v Netherlands Harare 12 Mar 2018 LA
14 West Indies v Ireland Harare 10 Mar 2018 ODI # 3993 Insights on
123 West Indies v U.A.E. Harare 6 Mar 2018 ODI # 3987 Insights on
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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Apr 23, 2018

Is Chris Gayle a fan of poetry?, Delhi Daredevils v Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2018, Delhi, April 23, 2018

Is Chris Gayle a fan of poetry?

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Apr 21, 2018

Sunil Narine hands Chris Gayle the Orange Cap, Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2018, Kolkata, April 21, 2018

Sunil Narine hands Chris Gayle the Orange Cap

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Apr 21, 2018

Chris Gayle and Chris Lynn shake hands, Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2018, Kolkata, April 21, 2018

Chris Gayle and Chris Lynn shake hands

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