London, Feb 25 : Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Viv Richards has lavished praise on swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle for his blistering first World Cup double-ton against Zimbabwe, describing his knock as the 'stuff champions are made of'.
Gayle smacked a staggering 215 runs and claimed two wickets to guide the West Indies claim a 73-run win over Zimbabwe, and earn two points to lift his side to second place in the Pool B.
Johannesburg, Feb 25 : West Indies opener Christ Gayle has claimed that age is definitely catching up on him, after he became the first batsman to score a World Cup double ton in their clash against Zimbabwe on Tuesday.
Gayle inked his name in the history books by becoming the first batsman to score a World Cup double ton when he smashed a breathtaking 215 against Zimbabwe at Canberra's Manuka Oval for his first double century in 226 ODIs.
Sydney, Feb 04 : West Indies swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle, who is known for living a chilled-out life off the pitch, has already left his mark and is on an exploring spree after the West Indies superstar landed in Sydney to prepare for the World Cup.
Following his arrival in Australia, Gayle posted snaps on social media of visiting stadium Australia shortly after touching down, cheering on the Socceroos as they won the Asian Cup final, exploring Darling Harbour and Bondi Beach and, of course, the inside of some nightclubs, News. com. au reported.
Sydney, Jan 15 : West Indies big hitting batsman Chris Gayle has shown once again why he is the coolest man in cricket as he delivered a one-liner as smoothly as he hits boundaries.
Gayle was rewarded for his irresistible form in the three-match Twenty20 series against South Africa by being named man of the series in Durban overnight, News. com. au reported.
And Gayle, upon receiving the award from an attractive blonde, produced the smoothest of one-liners.
The woman congratulated Gayle as she presented the batsman with the award saying that it was good to see him again.
Johannesburg, Jan 13 : South Africa T20 skipper Faf du Plessis has lavished praises on West Indies swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle for his blistering knock during the second T20 match at the Wanderers, where the tourists won the match by four wickets.
Gayle, who blasted 90 from just 41 deliveries, helped his side to achieve the highest successful run chase in T20 international cricket.
Du Plessis said that it was very hard to contain Chris Gayle when he was playing like that, adding that he was just a cut above the rest, Sport24 reported.
Johannesburg, Jan 10 - West Indies swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle hammered 77 runs off just 31 balls as he steered his side to victory in the first Twenty20 international against South Africa by four wickets at Newlands.
Gayle smashed eight sixes and five fours in his stellar performance as West Indies chased down the target of 165 runs with four balls to spare.
South African skipper Faf du Plessis said that it was a captain's nightmare, adding that he thought they had posted a good total, Sport24 reported.
Wellington, Nov 13 : West Indies' hard hitting left-handed batsman Chris Gayle would return to the national squad for their South Africa tour after recovering from a back injury.
Gayle had not been involved in the ill-fated trip to India last month during which a dispute between players and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) led to the tour being abandoned.
Johannesburg, Nov 01 - West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle is optimistic that his team would tour South Africa in December despite a pay dispute with the country's cricket board.
Gayle said that from his point of view, hopefully things would be resolved and they can get a green light from the West Indies Cricket Board ( WICB) to go ahead and play against South Africa.
St John's, Antigua - Still recovering from a hamstring injury, swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle was on Wednesday left out of the West Indies' 15-member squad for the one-day series against India scheduled next month.
The 35-year-old Gayle was the most notable omission from the squad to be led by Dwayne Bravo in the five-match series starting October 8 in Kochi.
London, Aug 21 : West Indies batsman Chris Gayle, who has hit three tons against England, is bowling his followers over with his extravagant pictures and giving American poker ace Dan Bilzerian a run for his money.
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