Lauderhill, 26 July 2016 :Jamaica Tallawahs skipper Chris Gayle believes the historic Lauderhill leg of the ongoing Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will help to elevate the profile of the tournament to a new level.
Six matches are carded for the Central Broward Stadium, including back-to-back clashes between Gayle's high-flying Jamaica Tallawahs and the in-form St.Lucia Zouks on Saturday and Sunday.
Kingston, July 16 : A remarkable match at Sabina Park saw the Jamaica Tallawahs recover from the loss of four wickets in seven balls at the start of their innings to defeat the Guyana Amazon Warriors in the Caribbean Premier League.
The Amazon Warriors batted first and set a sub-par total that should have been simple for the Tallawahs powerful batting line up to chase down. In the end, runs from Chris Gayle and Shakib al Hasan saw them home with 25 balls to spare but they didn't do it the easy way.
Basseterre, July 5 : Chris Gayle once again proved his status as the greatest T20 batsman of all time as he helped the Jamaica Tallawahs to victory against the Trinbago Knight Riders in the Caribbean Premier League
Having been set a massive 192 run target it took Gayle a while to get himself set, but once he launched he was unstoppable on his way to 108 not out.
Johannesburg, June. 8 : West Indies star batsman Chris Gayle has equated himself to football superstars Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristiano Ronaldo in his recently-released autobiography ' Six Machine'.
The 36-year-old maverick batsman has a slew of records to his name, including being one of only four men to have scored two Test triple centuries and being the first batsman to smash a ton in each of the three formats.
And according to Gayle, he doesn't go after records but such milestones somehow happen 'naturally' to him.
Johannesburg, June. 4 : West Indies controversial batsman Chris Gayle has claimed that he was treated badly and made a scapegoat after his infamous comments to a female journalist during last year's Big Bash League in Australia sparked a sexism row.
The 36-year-old was fined USD 7,500 and was censured heavily by former cricketers for leaving the reporter angry and embarrassed after he asked her out on a date during a broadcast interview before adding the 'Don't blush baby' remark.
Melbourne, May. 24 : With Chris Gayle struggling to set aside an array of controversies surrounding him, Big Bash League club Melbourne Renegades have decided to not re-sign the West Indies controversial batsman for the T20 tournament's next season.
"We'll unveil our international signings soon and Chris isn't part of those plans," Renegades chief executive Stuart Coventry was quoted saying by cricket. com. au.
Melbourne, May. 21 : West Indies swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle has set the stage for another controversy after making tasteless remarks to a female reporter during a recent interview, which touched upon subjects like sex, women and equality.
According to an article published by the London-based journalist, the 36-year-old, who calls himself the 'Universe Boss', asked her whether she had ever had a threesome and claimed to have "a very, very big bat, the biggest in the wooooorld" before adding, 'You think you could lift it? You'd need two hands.'
Kolkata, May 17 : Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle has compared team-mates Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers to fictional superheroes Batman and Superman after their scintillating stroke play in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
The duo followed up their astonishing 229-run stand against Gujarat Lions with a 115-run match winning partnership against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Eden Gardens on Monday. RCB defeated KKR by nine wickets.
Johannesburg, May 17 : Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli has surpassed team-mate Chris Gayle's record to become the highest run-getter in a single Indian Premier League ( IPL) season.
The Indian prolific batsman smashed an unbeaten 75 off 51 balls to break Gayle's record of 733 runs during his side's nine-wicket win against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens last evening.
Kohli has notched up 752 runs in the 12 matches so far, including three centuries and five half-centuries in contrast to Gayle's record from 15 matches, Sport24 reported.
Kolkata, May 17 : Royal Challengers Bangalore's swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle has showered praise on his team-mates Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers by describing them as the 'most destructive batting pair' at the moment.
Gayle's remark came after the duo produced yet another brilliant performance to lead their side to a thumping nine-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens here last evening.
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