Five facts about Chris Gayle that will blow your mind
Are you Chris Gayle super fan? If so, then this piece is of your interest. Here are a few interesting facts about Chris Gayle you may not knew before,
Chris Gayle suffers from an irregular heart-beat. When he had toured India as an youngster he was forced to retire hurt due to this problem. After undergoing an operation that disorder has been corrected.
Chris Gayle is one of the coolest cricketers to have walked on to a cricket field. A columnist once described Gayle as being so cool that he probably never took his shades off – even in the shower.
Gayle holds the record for the highest innings in a Twenty20 International, having scored 117 against South Africa in the first match of the 2007 World Twenty20. He was the first international Twenty20 centurion, and thus the first cricketer to score centuries in all three formats of the game.
Chris Gayle is probably the most powerful hitter of a cricket ball – he cleared the Lord Tennyson School outside the Oval when he swung Brett Lee. In the same over he hit one that landed on the roof of the Oval.
Gayle is the first batsman who scored a century in his T20 cricket debut against Kolkata Knight Riders, he scored 102 (55 balls), hitting 10 fours and 7 sixes.