Chris Gayle

Windies call up Gayle, Sammy for World T20

Windies call up Gayle, Sammy for World T20

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.

Gayle gains support through #StandByGayle hashtag

Gayle gains support through #StandByGayle hashtag

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.

Gayle to file defamation case against Aussie newspaper

Gayle to file defamation case against Aussie newspaper

Johannesburg, Jan. 7 - West Indies swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle will commence legal proceedings against an Australian media organisation after it published allegations of a dressing room incident involving a woman.

According to the reports in Fairfax Media newspaper, the former West Indies skipper had indecently exposed himself to a woman in a dressing room during last year's World Cup in Sydney, Sport24 reported.

The 36-year-old, however, had denied all the allegation levied against him and said that he would file a defamation case against the organisation.

Russell reveals reasons for opting `money-driven` T20 leagues

Russell reveals reasons for opting `money-driven` T20 leagues

Sydney, Dec. 15 - West Indies swashbuckling batsman Andre Russell has defended his preference of playing in the lucrative Twenty20 tournaments instead of representing his troubled national side, saying that he has the right to set himself up financially from cricket.

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the Jamaican all-rounder had told national selectors not to choose him for the five-day format as he couldn't endure the tough conditions of Test matches.

Choose your friends wisely, says Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle

New Delhi, Nov 9 - Swashbuckling Caribbean batsman Chris Gayle is an advocate of choosing friends wisely.

ANI caught up with him at the Cafe Raasta in the national capital, and Gayle said, "Put cricket aside, we are human beings and we too need friends. Friends mean a lot and everyone has good and bad friends. It is up to you who you choose to define your personality. They will come and go and that's a part of the life but you have to enjoy every moment of it and choose your friends wisely."

Gayle turns into barman in South Devon

Chris Gayle

London, June 3 - West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle turned into barman for a day after participating in a benefit match for Somerset all-rounder Peter Trego.

The Jamaican made a guest appearance for South Devon where he scored a six, following which, he sat behind the bar serving drinks and answering the phone, reported the BBC.

Gayle has made a great impact since signing for Somerset in the NatWest T20 Blast series, scoring 92 runs on his debut before following it up with a 62-ball-151. (ANI)

Somerset fan swims to retrieve ball Gayle hit for a six

Somerset fan swims to retrieve ball Gayle hit for a six

London, June 2 : A crazy cricket fan, Martin Bullock, was so impressed with Chris Gayle who smashed one of the highest scores in Twenty20 history that he decided to swim across the River Tone in Taunton to retrieve the ball.

It was Gayle's 15th six of his unbeaten 151 in the T20 defeat against Kent, and Bullock of Cornwall, reckoned it was worth getting wet for.

Martin said that he had never seen cricket being played like that before, describing it as a simply breathtaking effort from Gayle, the BBC reported.

Gayle returns to Big Bash after signing with Melbourne Renegades

Gayle returns to Big Bash after signing with Melbourne Renegades

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.

IPL 2015: Chris Gayle leads RCB to big win over KXIP with whirlwind century

IPL 2015: Chris Gayle leads RCB to big win over KXIP with whirlwind century

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.

Gayle rules out retirement as swashbuckling batsman sets eyes on 2016 T20 WC

Chris Gayle

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.



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