Wellington, May 15 : Attacking Caribbean batsman Chris Gayle has signed for the Melbourne Renegades club for the next T20 Big Bash League (BBL) season.
The powerhouse batsman is set to form an explosive opening pair with Renegades's captain Aaron Finch in the fifth edition of BBL in December.
The Australian T20 captain said that it was huge to sign Gayle as he has dominated this format of the game for years, Stuff.co.nz reported.
Bangalore: Opener Chris Gayle bludgeoned his way to an astonishing 57-ball 117 as Royal Challengers Bangalore hammered Kings XI Punjab by 138 runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match, here.
Punjab paid a heavy price for dropping Gayle twice -- on 27 and 53 -- as the left-handed Caribbean went on to hit his fifth IPL century and led his side to a mammoth 226 for three.
It was a humongous task for a demoralised Punjab to chase such a total and they capitulated under pressure. All they managed was just 88 in 13.4 overs.
Johannesburg, Mar 23 - Brushing aside rumours surrounding his retirement from international cricket, West Indies swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle has asserted that he hasn't retired from any format, and is determined to play the T20 World Cup for his country next year.
Battling a recurring back injury, Gayle said that he definitely wanted to play the T20 World Cup next year for West Indies, adding that he has got a few concerns and a few injuries to try and solve, Sport24 reported.
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.
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