Captain of the West Indies’ Test side from 2007 to 2010, during which time he recorded two triple-centuries. He set a number of records during his career, once recording the highest individual T20 score (175 not out) in a match.
He played with Kingston’s renowned Lucas Cricket Club, which he said saved him from a life on the streets.
Because of an endorsement deal with a rival of the team’s sponsor, he and a number of other players were cut from an international match against South Africa in 2005. He recorded centuries in ODI, Test, and T20I play.
Chris Gayle Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More
Chris Gayle's net worth, salary and other interesting facts:
|Net Worth||$40 Million|
|Date of Birth||September 21, 1979 (age 43 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||6 Feet 2 Inches (1.88 m)|
Gayle has started his career in the field of cricket. He had made his first debut while playing for the national team in the year 1998 when he was just 19 years old. Later, he appeared for the one-day International series and scored his first six in that series. After, he became the destructive player of West Indies and scored his first century with 175 runs and made the record for the open runs partnership.
His father is Dudley Gayle and he has a brother named Vanclive Parris. He had a daughter with partner Natasha Berridge in 2016.
He and Kumar Sangakkara played together on the Jamaica Tallawahs of the Caribbean Premier League.
Inspirational Quotes by Chris Gayle
I'm disappointed people don't recognise what I did in Test cricket. For an opening batsman to get two triple centuries? A lot of greats haven't got one.Chris Gayle
How can you disrespect the West Indies when we were so dominant in world cricket for so long? We have to face it ourselves because our own board don't defend us.Chris Gayle
Racism is not only in football, it's in cricket too. Even within teams as a black man, I get the end of the stick. Black and powerful. Black and proud.Chris Gayle
I have travelled the globe and experienced racial remarks towards me because I am black, believe me, the list goes on.Chris Gayle
As West Indians we have always been disrespected. As soon as we fight back they make it look like we are the bad one in the media. We've experienced these things over the years. So it's no surprise.Chris Gayle