Chris Gayle (West Indies)

Chris Gayle
Full Name:Chris Gayle
Date of birth:21 / 09 / 1979
Country:West Indies
Role:Batsman
Batting style:Left-hand
Bowling style:Off break

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Career summary

- Test Debut v Zimbabwe at Port of Spain - March 2000

- ODI Debut v India at Toronto - September 1999

- Tall and imposing left-handed batsman.

- A brisk non-turning off-spin has turned him into a genuine one-day all-rounder.

- One of only three batsman (Lara and Viv Richards are the other two) to have three or more scores in excess of 150 in ODIs.

- Labelled "the Laughing Cavalier" by eminent cricket writer Tony Cozier.

- Could only average 26 against England in 2004 and was dismissed four times in seven innings by Steve Harmison.

- Knocked a career-best 317 against South Africa in Antigua in 2005.

- No West Indies player could match his 235 runs during the 2005-06 tour of New Zealand.

- Three centuries helped him average over 40 during the 2006-07 season.

- Scored first ever T20I century with brutal 57-ball 117 against South Africa in the 2007 ICC World Twenty20

- One of the most sought after players in the IPL. Scored record 175 for RCB against Pune Warriors in 2013 tournament.

June 2013

Test Matches

Batting
Career Span:2000-2014
Matches:103
Innings:182
Not Outs:11
Runs:7214
Highest Score:333
Average:42.19
50s:37
100s:13
Ducks:15
Pairs:0
Caught Out:109
Stumped Out:1
Bowling
Innings Bowled:102
Overs:1184.1
Maidens:230
Runs Conceded:3120
Wickets:73
5 Wicket Innings:2
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:42.74
Economy Rate:2.63
Best bowling in Innings:5/34

ODI Matches

Batting
Career Span:1999-2014
Matches:254
Innings:250
Not Outs:15
Runs:8543
Highest Score:153
Average:36.35
50s:44
100s:20
Ducks:22
Pairs:0
Caught Out:156
Stumped Out:1
Bowling
Innings Bowled:184
Overs:1182.8
Maidens:37
Runs Conceded:5638
Wickets:157
5 Wicket Innings:1
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:35.91
Economy Rate:4.77
Best bowling in Innings:5/46