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Nicknamed "The Universe Boss", Gayle is widely considered to be the best batsman to ever play T20 cricket.

#Full Information of Chris Gayle The Universe Boss: Chris Gayle -

Christopher Henry Gayle  (born 21 September 1979) Gayle, nicknamed The Universe Boss, is the best batsman to ever play Twenty20 cricket Widely regarded, he played a key role in the West Indies teams that won the 2004 ICC Champions Trophy, the 2012 ICC World T20 and the 2016 ICC World T20. He is the only batsman to score a century in Twenty20, two centuries in one-day internationals, and three centuries in Test cricket.

He set several records in all three formats of the game. He is the most capped player in West Indies international cricket and the only player to score three centuries - three in Tests, two in ODIs, and one in Twenty20 Gayle is the only player to score over 14,000 runs in -20 cricket. Over 1000 sixes. He is West Indies' leading run-scorer in ODIs and T20Is and is the only player along with Brian Lara to score more than 10,000 runs in ODI cricket for West Indies Gayle I Was the West Indies batsman who scored two centuries in ODI cricket then scored 215 century against Zimbabwe in World Cup cricket history and his 215 runs is currently the highest individual score by a left-handed batsman in ODI cricket with that West Indies record -is the club's highest individual scorer, with 117 against South Africa in the Twenty20 World Cup. Even in the ICC Champions Trophy, he became the highest scorer for West Indies with an unbeaten 133 against South Africa in 2006. Apart from batting, he took 200 international wickets in the right-arm off-break he 2011 He was named the Most Valuable Player of the Indian Premier League in 1988 and won the Orange Cap in 1988. He scored a historic 175 off 66 balls for Royal Challengers Bangalore on 23 April 2013. His fastest century broke the Twenty20 record Against Pune Warriors India in the IPL, which is the highest score by a batsman in Twenty20 history. Playing for the Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League, he also equaled the record for the fastest 50 in Twenty20 cricket.

Playing Tests, Gayle scored over 7,000 runs at an average of over 42 and captained the West Indies Test team from 2007 to 2010. He last played a Test in September 2014 against Bangladesh. Despite initially stating his desire to retire from ODIs after the 2019, Cricket World Cup, he played in the ODI series against India after the World Cup, playing his last and 301st ODI against India in August 2019, wearing a special jersey number.

In September 2021, he was named to the West Indies squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s Twenty20 World Cup.

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Early career:-

Gayle started his cricketing career at Lucas Cricket Club in Kingston, Jamaica. Gail insisted, "If it wasn't for Lucas, I don't know where I'd be today. Probably on the street." The creche at Lucas Cricket Club is named in honor of Gayle.

After playing in the 2008 IPL and not playing in an international series a few months ago, Gayle was named West Indies captain in the 2009 ICC Twenty20 World Cup as the Windies beat a powerful Australian team in the opening. tour.was defeated. , 9. They lost to Sri Lanka in the semi-finals.

International career:-

Start Year:-

Gayle made his debut at the international level as a junior, where he was the Windies' top run-scorer in the 1998 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He finally made his first-class debut in 1998 at the age of 19 for Jamaica. He played his first ODI in 1999 after eleven months and his first Test six months later. Gayle has established himself as a devastating batsman who is most effective playing the wicket frame. In July 2001, Gayle (175) and Darren Ganga (89) shared a record opening partnership of 214 against Zimbabwe at the Queen’s Sports Club, Bulawayo.
becoming the third West Indian run-gainer to cross 1,000 runs in a calendar year after crossing Vivian Richards and Brian Lara. He is one of only six players in ODI history to score three or more 150 runs.

In August 2005 Gayle joined Worcestershire for the remainder of the English season, making eight appearances. He scored two half-centuries in three first-class matches, five half-centuries in five ODIs, and won the man-of-the-match award in the National One-Day League, but Gayle conceded one run and Worcestershire-Shire were eliminated in the final Lancashire.

Gayle was named Man of the Match in the 2006 Champions Trophy, where West Indies almost defended their 2004 title. Gayle, who lost to Australia in the final, scored three centuries and scored a total of 474 runs, including 150 extra runs. Other Gaelic batsmen, including Wala and the rest of the West Indies, performed poorly in the 2007 World Cup, taking eight wickets in as many games He consistently scored low; West Indies' stormy innings of 79 off 58 balls against England in the final is an exception.

On December 17, 2009, Chris Gayle scored the fifth fastest century in Test history in the West Indies against Australia in the third Test, reaching 100 after facing just 70 balls, which included nine wickets. There were also fours, sixes, and sixes and he was out for 102 after two balls.

In the ICC World Twenty20 semi-final against Australia in 2012, Gayle scored 75 off 41 balls, helping West Indies to a tournament-high score of 205 balls

During the first Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka in November 2012, Gayle became the first player in the history of Test cricket to hit a six off the first ball of the game In 2013, during the third Test against Zimbabwe, Gayle was the first Test by a West Indian cricketer. Surpassed Brian Lara’s record of six games for the most in the game.

Late career:- 

In February 2015, Gayle became the fourth cricketer to score an ODI double century and the first in World Cup history to score 215 in the last ball of the innings during a pool match against Zimbabwe in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup in Canberra Before Gayle was run out, his 372-run partnership with Marlon Samuels was the most productive wicket in cricket World Cup history. Incidentally, when Zimbabwe bowler Tinashe Panyngara appealed for an LBW, he was almost given out in the first ball, but that appeal was rejected by the umpire and the original decision was upheld despite a review suggesting the ball may have hit the bails. 

In April 2019, he was named in the West Indies squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup, making it his fifth World Cup appearance (2003, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2019) On May 31, 2019, the West Indies -In the World Cup opener, Gayle hit his 40th six in World Cup matches, the most by a batsman in World Cup history, beating AB de Villiers' 37. Australia Gayle celebrates his 1000th birthday run in the Cricket World Cup. In the match against Sri Lanka on July 1, 2019, Gayle became the most capped West Indies player in international cricket with his 455th match.

Three days later, in West Indies' 2019 Cricket World Cup final against Afghanistan, Gayle became West Indies' most capped player in the 35th Cricket World Cup  In the same match he West His 299 for the Indies equaled Brian Lara’s record as an ODI player. He played his 300th ODI against India in the next match, becoming the only West Indies player to achieve the feat. He also left Brian Lara behind to break the West Indies ODI record for the most runs scored. In the next game, he scored an incredible 72 off just 41 balls with 5 sixes, taking his team to a respectable score of 240 in 35 overs Chasing a revised target of 255 in 35 overs through DLS, India looked in trouble but the Indian skipper Virat Kohli's unbeaten 114 defeated them as India Winning the series 2-0. took.

Retirement -:

On November 6, 2021, Gayle played his last T20 against Australia at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium. However, he has yet to announce his retirement from international cricket. He is from Jamaica.

In a match against Adelaide Strikers on January 18, 2016, Gayle set a new Big Bash League record for the fastest half-century by Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh against England in the 2007 ICC World Twenty – he equaled the world record which he set with 51. created. Strikers batsman Tim Ludemann scored 18 off just 12 balls, including seven sixes, to dismiss Travis Head for 56 off 17 balls to immediately break the previous record.

Gayle signed with Lahore Qalandars in 2016 for $200,000 to play in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). Citing a back problem, this was Gayle’s worst performance in the T20 league. He scored just 103 runs in five matches, dismissed twice by Junaid Khan for a golden duck, his highest T20 score. Gayle returned for his second PSL season in 2017, this time being picked up by Karachi Kings. He played 9 matches for the team and scored only 160 runs. This will be Gayle’s last time in the PSL as he was not selected by any team in the 2018 and 2019 league drafts. In 2021, he was selected by Quetta Gladiators.

On April 18, 2017, Gayle touched the 10,000-run mark in Twenty20 cricket with an innings of 77 off 38 balls against Gujarat Lions, where Royal Challengers Bangalore also won by 21 runs, It was the first match in the IPL on time in

On September 16, 2017, Gayle became the first player to hit 100 T20I sixes.

On January 28, 2018, Gayle was bought by Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) at the 2018 IPL auction for a base price of ₹20 million. On April 19, Gayle scored 104* off 63 balls against Sunrisers Hyderabad, as his team won by 15 runs. This was his sixth IPL century. Gayle was retained by the franchise for IPL 2021, though he withdrew from the tournament citing 'bio-bubble fatigue' in the second game.


Playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore, Gayle scored a 30-ball century, the highest individual T20I score (175 not out). This surpassed the figure previously set by Brendon McCullum of Kolkata Knight Riders.

Gayle holds the record for the most centuries in Twenty20 cricket, 15 more than his nearest rival Brendon McCullum. He was unbeaten in 15 of his 21 and 20 centuries.

#Test cricket centuries by Chris Gayle -                                                                 

Test cricket centuries scored by Chris Gayle
1175 255 Zimbabwe221/268.62Queens Sports ClubBulawayoAway19 July 2001Won
2204 332 New Zealand122/261.44Queen's ParkSt. George'sHome28 June 2002Drawn
3116120 South Africa123/496.66Newlands Cricket GroundCape TownAway2 January 2004Drawn
4107159 South Africa134/467.20SuperSport ParkCenturionAway16 January 2004Lost
5141293 Bangladesh221/248.12Beausejour Cricket GroundGros IsletHome28 May 2004Drawn
610587 England134/4120.68The OvalLondonAway19 August 2004Lost
7317 483 South Africa124/465.63Antigua Recreation GroundSt. John'sHome29 May 2005Drawn
8197 396 New Zealand132/249.74McLean ParkNapierAway19 December 2008Drawn
9104 193 England121/553.88Sabina ParkKingstonHome4 February 2009Won
10102170 England125/560.00Queen's Park OvalPort of SpainHome6 March 2009Drawn
11165*285 Australia132/357.89Adelaide OvalAdelaideAway4 December 2009Drawn
1210272 Australia123/3141.66WACA GroundPerthAway16 December 2009Lost
13333 437 Sri Lanka111/376.20Galle International StadiumGalleAway15 November 2010Drawn
14150206 New Zealand121/282.81Sir Vivian Richards StadiumAntiguaHome25 July 2012Won
15101145 Zimbabwe122/269.65Windsor ParkRoseauHome20 March 2013Won


#One Day International Centuries by Chris Gayle -

ODI cricket centuries scored by Chris Gayle
1152 150 Kenya11101.33Simba Union GroundNairobiAway15 August 2001Won
2103 116 India1288.79Vidarbha Cricket Association GroundNagpurAway9 November 2002Won
3140 127 India11110.23Sardar Patel StadiumAhmedabadAway15 November 2002Lost
4101107 India1294.39IPCL Sports Complex GroundVadodaraAway18 November 2002Won
5119151 Kenya1178.80De Beers Diamond OvalKimberleyNeutral4 March 2003Won
6153* 160 Zimbabwe2195.62Queens Sports ClubBulawayoAway22 November 2003Won
7112* 75 Zimbabwe22149.33Harare Sports ClubHarareAway30 November 2003Won
8152* 153 South Africa1199.34The Wanderers StadiumJohannesburgAway4 February 2004Lost
9132*165 England1280.00Lord's Cricket GroundLondonAway6 July 2004Won
10132152 South Africa1286.84Kensington OvalBridgetownHome11 May 2005Lost
11124137 Pakistan1290.51Beausejour Cricket GroundGros IsletHome22 May 2005Lost
12123130 India1194.61Sabina ParkKingstonHome18 May 2006Lost
13104* 118 Bangladesh1288.13Sawai Mansingh StadiumJaipurNeutral11 October 2006Won
14101 128 England1178.90Sardar Patel StadiumAhmedabadNeutral28 October 2006Lost
15133*135 South Africa1298.51Sawai Mansingh StadiumJaipurNeutral2 November 2006Won
16110*77 Canada21142.85Maple Leaf Cricket ClubKing CityAway24 August 2008Won
17113 106 Pakistan11106.60Sheikh Zayed Cricket StadiumAbu DhabiNeutral12 November 2008Lost
18122137 Pakistan1289.05Sheikh Zayed Cricket StadiumAbu DhabiNeutral16 November 2008Lost
19135129 New Zealand11104.65McLean ParkNapierAway13 January 2009Lost
20125107 New Zealand21116.82Sabina ParkKingstonHome7 July 2012Won
21109100 Sri Lanka12109.00Sabina ParkKingstonHome28 June 2013Won
22215147 Zimbabwe11146.25Manuka OvalCanberraNeutral24 February 2015Won
2312391 UAE11135.16Old HarariansHarareNeutral6 March 2018Won
24135129 England11104.65Kensington OvalBridgetownHome20 February 2019Lost
2516297 England12167.01Queen's ParkSt. George'sHome27 February 2019Lost


#Twenty-Twenty International Centuries by Chris Gayle -

T20I cricket century by Chris Gayle
1117 57 South Africa11205.26Wanderers StadiumJohannesburgAway11 September 2007Lost
2100* 48 England22208.33Wankhede StadiumMumbaiNeutral16 March 2016Won

Techniques and Approaches:-

Gayle is known for his excellent batting, impressive body, and timing. The reason he gives for this is that when he was young he was very thin and had a heavy stick. He is known to look very calm in front of the bowlers. "Tall, impressive at the crease, he likes to go to cover with both feet and can destroy even the most capricious openers. He has set several records with his batting averages," Wisden and ESPNcrisinfo wrote. Reflecting style. .",
"It's an approach… we sometimes think ahead, but most of these things are instinctive. When a fast player runs towards me, my breathing is controlled. So you keep a cool head and slow your breathing. Do this. Maybe I ." 'That's when I hold my breath.'" I manage to stay as calm and collected as possible.

Chris Gayle Academy:-

In 2015, Gayle founded the 'Chris Gayle Academy' to help disadvantaged children in Jamaica and the UK improve themselves and their communities through participation in sports, and the academy has since expanded to include youth in cricket, access, and provides opportunities for quality instructors to do so e. Playing overseas helps players advance their careers

#Chris Gayle International Century:-

As of July 13, 2021, Gayle has scored 42 international centuries, including 15 Tests, 25 ODI centuries and 2 Twenty20 centuries. He was the first cricketer to score a century in all formats of the game.

#Interesting facts about Chris Gayle -:

1. Christopher Henry Gale was born on 21 September 1979 in Jamaica, West Indies.

2. Henry Gale has acquired many nicknames, including "Gale Storm," "Universe Boss," and "Six Machine."
3. He made his first-class debut for Jamaica in 1999 as a 19-year-old. The left-handed batsman scored 13226 runs in 180 FC matches for the team. He covered 32 centuries and 64 fifties.
4. Chris Gayle made his ODI debut against India in 1999 but could only score 1 run in the match.
Gayle is the highest ODI scorer for West Indies with 10480 runs in 301 ODIs at an average of 37.83.

5. Gayle’s 25 ODI centuries are the most by any ODI international in the Caribbean.

6. 2002 was a dream year for Gail. He scored runs in 2013 which included 4 centuries and 14 fifties.
7. Many big names have participated in the ICC Champions Trophy but Gayle is the highest scorer in the tournament with 791 runs in 17 innings.
8. Scoring a double century in one-day cricket is a big deal for a batsman. The Caribbean legend scored the fastest double century in history in just 138 balls against Zimbabwe in the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

9. Gayle made his debut in the longest format of the game in 1999 against Zimbabwe. His debut was not memorable as he scored only 33 runs.
10. Generally, the whole world considers him one of the best T20 players, but Gayle did just as much damage to players in Tests. Not everyone knows it, but he scored two three-centuries in Test cricket. The first double century was against South Africa in 2005 and the second against Sri Lanka in Galle in 2010.

11. The first T20 international century goes to Chris Gayle, he scored 117 off 57 balls against South Africa in the T20 World Cup in 2007. With this stunning record, he became the first player to score a century in all three formats.

12. Gayle has hit the most 60 sixes in ICC T20 World Cup history.
13. West Indies have won the T20 World Cup twice, in 2012 and 2014. Chris Gayle was part of the team both times.

14. Many teams have noticed the presence of this brilliant batsman. He has played for Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings, Worcestershire, Somerset, Melbourne Renegades, Sydney Thunders, Jamaica Tallawah, Lahore Qalandars and Chittagong Vikings

15. Gayle not bidding in the first round of the IPL 2011 auction will blow your mind.

16. Gayle holds the record for the fastest century in professional cricket in IPL 2013 against Pune Warriors India in just 30 balls for RCB.
On July 13, 2021, Gayle became the first player to score 14,000 professional T20 runs.

17. The Gael area is also known for its unique and wonderful festivals. He loves every game of cricket on the field and has never played for a record.

18. Gail is also not behind in helping people. He founded Gale Academy in London and Jamaica to provide quality education, food, and employment to underprivileged children.

Record -: 


1. Highest ODI run scorer for West Indies.
2. Second West Indies player (after Brian Lara) to score 10,000 ODI runs, and 14th overall.
3. The first (and still only) batsman to score a triple century in Test cricket, two centuries in ODI cricket, and a century in T20 internationals.
4. In the 2015 World Cup, he took the fastest-ever ODI wicket in 138 balls against Zimbabwe.
5. Third batsman to score an ODI century against eleven different countries.
6. Fastest ODI half-century by a West Indies batsman. (50 off 19 balls).
7. Most runs in ICC Champions Trophy series (474 runs).
8. The only player to hit a six off the first ball of a Test match.
9. Along with Marlon Samuels, he holds the record for the most ODI runs for any wicket (372 for the second wicket).
10. Along with Devon Smith, he holds the record for taking the most opening wickets in ICC World Twenty20 history.

Domestic T20 :-

1. A player who has scored the most runs in all T20 formats.
2. Cries Gyel was the First batsman to score 10,000 T20 runs.
3. Cries Gyel was the Fastest batsman to score 4000 runs in the IPL.
4. First and only batsman to hit 300 sixes in the IPL.
5. Highest individual score in T20Is 175* (from 66 balls).
6. Highest score in defeat by a player in T20Is (151*).
7. Joint record for fastest T20 half-century off 12 balls.
8. Most T20 innings during 2017-18 Bangladesh Premier League, six (18).

T10 matches-:

He, along with Mohammad Shehzad and Waseem Muhammad, scored the fastest T10 half-century off 12 balls in the 2021 Abu Dhabi T10.


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Nicknamed "The Universe Boss", Gayle is widely considered to be the best batsman to ever play T20 cricket.