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Christopher Henry Gayle
Gay le
Personal information
Full name Christopher Henry Gayle
Born 21 September 1979 (age 33)

Kingston,Jamaica

Nickname Gayleforce, GayleStorm, Master Storm,
Height 6 ft 4.5 in (1.95 m)
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right arm offbreak
Role All Rounder,Mainly Batsman
International information
National side West Indies
Test debut (cap 232) 16 March 2000 v Zimbabwe
Last Test 20 March 2013 v Zimbabwe
ODI debut (cap 97) 11 September 1999 v India
Last ODI 6 February 2013 v Australia
ODI shirt no. 45
T20I debut (cap 6) 16 February 2006 v New Zealand
Last T20I 10 December 2012 v Bangladesh
Domestic team information
Year(s) Team
1998–2008, 2010-present Jamaica

(squad no. 333)

2005 Worcestershire
2008–2010 Kolkata Knight Riders
2009–2011 Western Warriors
2011–present Royal Challengers Bangalore
2011–present Sydney Thunder
2012–present Barisal Burners
2008 Stanford Superstars
2011–present Matabeleland Tuskers
2013–present Dhaka Gladiators
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 97 242 173 309
Runs scored 6,836 8,442 12,772 10,915
Batting average 42.45 38.85 45.13 39.12
100s/50s 15/34 20/45 32/60 23/61
Top score 333 175* 333 153*
Balls bowled 6,899 7,026 12,289 9,170
Wickets 72 157 131 216
Bowling Average 42.00 35.31 38.89 32.02
5WI 2 1 2 1
10WM 0 n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 5/34 5/46 5/34 5/46
Catches 89/– 105/– 151/– 131/–
Source: ESPNCricinfo, 23 April 2013

Christopher Henry "Chris" Gayle (born 21 September 1979) is a Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies . He captained the West Indies' Test side from 2007 to 2010. He plays domestic cricket for Jamaica, and also represents the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premiere Leauge, the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash Leauge and the Barsial Burners in the Bangladesh Premiure Leauge . He has also represented Worcetershire , the Western Warriors and the Kolkata Knight Riders in his career. On 21 April,2013 he scored 175* of 66 balls in IPL 2013 against Pune Warriors,which is now the highest indivual score in T20 history and his team also made the highest score in T20 history.

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