Chris Gayle birthday: West Indies batting legend Chris Gayle is celebrarting is 43rd birthday today. The ‘Universe Boss’, as he likes to call himself, was born on September 21 in 1979 at Kingston in Jamaica. Gayle is known all over the world for his party-loving nature. Especially during the Indian Premier League, Gayle was known for attending parties all night and then smashing sixes the next day in the matches. Gayle is also friends with many Indian cricketers like Rohit Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal and especially former Indian captain Virat Kohli, who was his teammate and captain at Royal Challengers Bangalore.
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— Star Sports Tamil (@StarSportsTamil) September 21, 2022
An unknown Chris Gayle record
Chris Gayle has smashed four consecutive fifties in the T20s. He scored first 2 vs New Zealand cricket team and the next 2 came vs Australia dn England respectively. (Image source: Twitter)
Chris Gayle’s career record
The Universe Boss Gayle has the fourth longest career in the One Day Internationals. His ODI career was spread over a period of 19 years and 337 days. (Image source: Twitter)
Chris Gayle: Most 6s in international cricket
In his career, where he has played 483 matches in international cricket, in which he has slammed and broken many records. However, one record stands taller than others. That is most number of sixes in international cricket. Gayle has smashed 553 sixes in 483 matches, the most by any batter.
Many Happy Returns of the Day Chris Gayle Called as Universal Boss 43rd Birthday. Debut in 1999 vs India during Sahara Dmc cup & Scored his 1st Odi Fifty in his 9th game vs Zimbabwe @ Jamaica 2000. @henrygayle scores in his 1st 8 games (1,15,7,6,0,7,22,4).pic.twitter.com/Cv7dCB1qUX
— Zohaib (Cricket King) _ (@Zohaib1981) September 21, 2022
Chris Gayle: 2 Test triple tons
Chris Gayle is an elite list of batters who have two triple tons in Test cricket. Others are Sir Don Bradman, Virender Sehwag and Brian Lara.
Chris Gayle: highest individual score in IPL
Chris Gayle slammed an unbeaten 175 vs Sahara Pune Warriors in IPL 2013. It came off just 66 balls and still remains the highest individual score in the league even after almost 10 years.