Chris Gayle      

Full name Christopher Henry Gayle

Born September 21, 1979, Kingston, Jamaica

Current age 39 years 122 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, Vancouver Knights, 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 284 279 17 9727 215 37.12 11333 85.82 23 49 1073 275 120 0
T20Is 56 52 4 1607 117 33.47 1123 143.09 2 13 137 103 14 0
First-class 180 321 26 13226 333 44.83 32 64 158 0
List A 356 350 24 12436 215 38.14 27 65 150 0
T20s 362 354 46 12134 175* 39.39 8205 147.88 21 75 928 895 86 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 284 194 7322 5831 165 5/46 5/46 35.33 4.77 44.3 3 1 0
T20Is 56 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 356 9598 7285 227 5/46 5/46 32.09 4.55 42.2 4 1 0
T20s 362 130 1933 2456 79 4/22 4/22 31.08 7.62 24.4 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 West Indies v Bangladesh at Basseterre, Jul 28, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v West Indies at Auckland, Feb 16, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I ICC World XI v West Indies at Lord's, May 31, 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 Barbados v Jamaica at Bridgetown, Oct 6, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v PCA Masters XI at Leicester, Sep 15, 2005 scorecard
Last T20s Rangpur Riders v Sylhet Sixers at Sylhet, Jan 19, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/34, 0 Riders v Sixers Sylhet 19 Jan 2019 T20
0/35, 7 Riders v Sixers Sylhet 16 Jan 2019 T20
23 Riders v Kings Dhaka 13 Jan 2019 T20
8 Riders v Dynamites Dhaka 11 Jan 2019 T20
1 Riders v Victorians Dhaka 8 Jan 2019 T20
9 Jozi Stars v Paarl Rocks Johannesburg 9 Dec 2018 T20
5 Jozi Stars v Durban Heat Durban 7 Dec 2018 T20
6 Jozi Stars v Blitz Cape Town 4 Dec 2018 T20
19 Knights v Tigers Sharjah 30 Nov 2018 Other T20
14 Knights v Warriors Sharjah 29 Nov 2018 Other 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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Nov 17, 2018

Chris Gayle goes after the ball, Jozi Stars v Nelson Mandela Bay Giants, MSL 2018, Johannesburg, November 17, 2018

Chris Gayle goes after the ball

© MSL

Oct 14, 2018

Hazratullah Zazai and his idol Chris Gayle come together for a photo, Balkh Legends v Kabul Zwanan, APL 2018, Sharjah, October 14, 2018

Hazratullah Zazai and his idol Chris Gayle come together for a photo

© APL

Jul 28, 2018

Chris Gayle carts one through the off side, West Indies v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Basseterre, July 28, 2018

Chris Gayle carts one through the off side

© AFP