Chris Gayle is a West Indian cricketer who will play for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Vivo IPL 2018. Please find below Profile, Bio of Chris Gayle.
Player Name : Chris Gayle
Nickname : Gayle-Force, Gayle-Storm, Master Storm, Spartan, Boss
Role : All-rounder
Bats : Left-handed
Bowls : Right-arm off-spin
Nationality : West Indian
IPL Team : Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
Jersey Number : N/A
Chris Gayle Profile :
Born on 21st September 1979, Chris Gayle 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 plays in the Indian Premier League.
Arguably the most devastating contemporary batsman, Chris Gayle is leading six-hitter in Twenty20s. He also became the first player to score a century in international Twenty20 cricket and is the only man to have scored seven or more tons in the Twenty20 format.
He has also scored two triple centuries in test matches.
He played the first three seasons of the IPL (2008 to 2010) for the Kolkata Knight Riders and Since IPL 20111 he has been playing for the Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Chris Gayle has been one of the star performers in the IPL.
In IPL 2013 he scored 708 runs and scored unbeaten 175 runs in an innings to create the record of highest individual score in IPL T20.
He has also been holding the record of hitting maximum sixes in last few season of IPL.
In IPL 2014, his performance was bit subdued. He played in 9 matches scoring 196 runs only.
He made a strong comeback in IPL 2015 scoring 491 runs at an average of 40.91 playing 14 matches.
In IPL 2016 he played in 10 matches scoring 227 runs at an average of 22.70.
In Eight IPL seasons of IPL played so far, he has scored 3428 runs scoring 5 centuries and 20 half centuries. He has also taken 18 wickets.
Chris Gayle was retained by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Vivo IPL 2017. In IPL 2017 Gayle played in 9 matches scoring 200 runs at an average of 22.22 runs.
In players auction for IPL 2018 he was bought by Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) for Rs. 2 Crores.
Lets hope Chris Gayle fires all cylinders in IPL 2018 playing for Kings XI Punjab.