Ever heard of a six on first ball in a test match? Yes, he was the first batsman to do it. Christoper Henry Gayle is one of the most dangerous batsmen in the history of cricket. He holds several interesting records in the game of cricket. Don’t know if any cricket record of Chris Gayle impressed his wife Natasha Berridge who herself is a stunningly beautiful lady. His life is equally interesting inside and outside the cricket ground. Lets know some facts about him.
His school mates called him “Crampy” for his early grown muscles. Gayle Storm and Master Storm are the two nicknames given to him by cricket commentators for his class while batting aggressive. He was also given a nick Universe Boss in the world of cricket.
Chris Gayle Wife Natasha Berridge:
He married his gorgeous girlfriend Natasha Berridge on 31st of May 2009 in Jamaica.
Chris Gayle Daughter Blush:
He also has an adorable daughter with Natasha that completes the family.
Birth: September 21, 1979 in Jamaica
Education: Matriculation from Excelsior High School, Jamaica
He lived in Kingston Jamaica where his father Dudley served as a police man. He grew up with his 6 brothers and sisters. He is a Christian by religion and loves to dance on and off the field. He is very active on twitter.
Chris Gayle with his Father Dudley and his Mother.
He is six feet and two inches tall with almost 100kg body weight. He’s packed with muscles and tattoos on them.
In a match played on 16th of March 2000 between West Indies and Zimbabwe Chris Gayle made his debut in international cricket and he is unstoppable since then. It was a test match but he got more fame when he came to ODI and T20 cricket. He is a spin bowler as well that makes him an all rounder.
He became the first player to make a 100 in all formats of the game.
First West Indian Batsman to reach seven thousand runs mark.
In T20 format, he is first player to reach 10,000 runs.
In Indian Premier Leage (IPL) he scored a hundred and seventy five runs which is highest in a T20 innings by any player in the world.
He has hit 454 sixes in international cricket that makes him number 2 on the list of most number of sixes in a cricket career.
He is always a jolly guy with a fun loving nature. While having fun once he got himself all over media for flirting with the sports journalist Mel McLaughlin.
He’s been having troubles with West Indian Cricket board on sponsorship matters.