Melbourne, Apr. 23 : West Indies controversial batsman Chris Gayle will not be prevented from playing in the Big Bash Twenty20 league next season, Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland has said.
Earlier this year, the 36-year-old explosive southpaw had stirred a controversy following his infamous 'Don't blush baby' boundary-line interview with a female television reporter. He was later fined USD 10,000 for his inappropriate comments.
New Delhi, Apr. 21 : West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle has welcomed the arrival of his first daughter and took to social media to announce that he has named her ' blush'.
"We would like to welcome the arrival of our beautiful daughter 'Blush' to this world 2 hours ago, Thank God #GoodHealth&Strength," Gayle posted on his Instagram account, along with a photo of his partner Natasha Berridge.
"The greatest gift and feelings anyone would want. Great experience witnesses every bit of it. Have to give my blessings to Tasha, strong woman. #Amen," he added.
Melbourne, Apr. 18 : Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli has admitted he is not too worried about Chris Gayle's current run of poor form and believes he will deliver soon in the ongoing ninth edition of the Indian Premier League.
Gayle, who is among the most destructive batsman in the world, struck just a run in his two IPL matches while scored a total of mere 14 runs from 19 balls in his past five T20 outings.
New Delhi, April 5 : Usain Bolt, the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records, celebrated Windies' WT20 win by recording DJ Bravo's famous ' The Champion' song, but it seems that he also mocked Chris Gayle in it.
Throughout the 'unofficial' West Indian victory song, he recorded himself saying, "Marlon is champion, Samuels is champion, Carlos is champion, Bravo is champion, Gayle a champion and West Indies is a champion." But in the end of the song, he states "Gayle is a loser" and begins to laugh at the camera.
Mumbai, Mar 17 : West Indies coach Phil Simmons has lavished praise on Chris Gayle, comparing the destructive southpaw to batting great Viv Richards after his blistering knock helped the Caribbean side open the World Twenty20 campaign on a winning note.
Gayle became the first batsman to score two hundreds in the World T20 after blasting an unbeaten 100 off 48 balls as West Indies eased past England by six wickets in the group stage match in Mumbai on Wednesday.
New Delhi: England cricket team skipper Eoin Morgan has said that West Indies' destructive batsman Chris Gayle did not give his side any chances after the Jamaican scored a ton in their opening ICC World Twenty20 fixture.
Gayle struck a sensational unbeaten century to single-handedly take West Indies to a comprehensive six-wicket victory over England on Wednesday at the Wankhede in Mumbai.
Morgan said that Gayle did what he does certainly and when he got in he didn't give any chances and took on the bowlers.
Mumbai, March 17 : England skipper Eoin Morgan heaped praise on swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle for his unbeaten knock of 100 which steered West Indies to a comfortable six wicket victory in their Group 1 World Twenty20 clash here.
Batting first, England posted 182/6 in 20 overs, thanks to Joe Root's 48.
In reply, the 36-year-old hard-hitting batsman unleashed his batting skills, striking five boundaries and 11 massive sixes in his 48-ball innings. Windies scored 183/4 in 18.1 overs to win the match.
Sydney, Feb. 10 : West Indies swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle has settled dispute with Australian cricketer Shane Watson , who condemned the former over his infamous `sexist` comments on female reporter, as the duo is preparing to play together for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the upcoming ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Johannesburg, Jan. 30 : Darren Sammy has been named as the captain to lead the 15-man West Indies squad in the World Twenty20 tournament in India, which starts on March 8.
The West Indies are currently ranked number one in the T20 format and have retained 11 players of the 2012 World cup winning squad in Sri Lanka.
T20 specialists Chris Gayle and Dwayne Bravo earned a recall along with suspended off-spinner Sunil Narine, who played a vital role in 2012 World Cup final by grabbing three wickets, Sport24 reported.
Melbourne, Jan. 7 - The controversial West Indies star opener Chris Gayle has found his support through a hashtag campaign.
The Jamaican cricketer, who may never return to the Big Bash League (BBL) post his infamous interview with a female journalist, is gaining momentum, with a patron bearing a #StandByGayle sign forced to hand it over to security, news. com. au reported.
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