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Chris Gayle Wiki Biography, Age, Height, Career, Stats and Many More

Chris Gayle is one of the popular Jamaican cricketers who play international cricket from West Indies and domestic cricket from Kings XI Punjab. In addition to this, he plays several domestic crickets around the world. He was born on September 21, 1979, in Kingston, Jamaica. Gayle is Left-handed and Right-arm off-break batsman and bowler. His main role in the match is an all-rounder.

Gayle is considered as of the greatest batsman in Twenty20 cricket for his impressive hitting style and bowling. Besides this, he has set many records in all three types of games which include Triple centuries in tests match, Double Centuries in ODIs, and Century in T20Is cricket. With all sorts of records, he is recognized as one of the impressive players in cricket. Besides this, he is also one of the highest-paid cricket players in IPL as well.

Full NameChris Gayle
Nick NameChris Gayle
Date of BirthSeptember 21, 1979
Birth PlaceKingston, Jamaica
ProfessionCricketer, Sportsman
BowlingRight-arm off break

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Physical Appearance

Chris Gayle was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica on September 21, 1979. Currently he is 29 years old as of 2020. Besides this, he is 6 feet 3 inches tall and he has black eyes and black hair. Chris Gayle weighs around 95 kg and has a figure of 42-34-15.


Chris Gayle was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He was born in a middle class family in Jamaica. However, coming from a middle class family he had a hard journey in his life as well. He was fifth child among the sibling. Gayle begins playing cricket when he was at school. During that time he joined Lucas coaching center where began learning cricket. The time he spends in the coaching center was so transformative that it helps him to understand the game.

Slowly he starts making good performance in the cricket which attracts the eyes of a selector. In 1998 he got a chance to make his appearances in the domestic match for the West Indian youth international team.

In 1999 he was selected in the national team of West Indies looking at his performance in the two test matches. During that time he was one of the destructive batsmen who normally open the innings in the match. Since then he slowly begins appearing in international level matches.

IPL Career

In 2009 IPL Chris Gayle was signed up by Kolkata knight raiders at $800,000 in the IPL. However, at that time he was also bought by Australia in a big bash league where he didn’t get a chance to make his appearances in 2009 IPL. In 2009 and 20010 Gayle was unable to make his appearances in IPL.

However, in the 2011 IPL, he was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore. During that time he emerged as the highest run-scorer where he made a total of 608 runs with the highest number of sixes as well. He currently plays for Kings XI Punjab.

Batting Stats

Not Out11164
Highest Score333215117
Strike Rate60.2887.2142.84
Balls Faced

Family and marital Status and Affairs

Chris Gayle was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. He is married and has one daughter. He was youngest children among the five siblings.


  • He started his career when he was just 19 years old.
  • Chris Gayle likes swimming and Travelling.
  • He was born and raised in Kingston England.
  • Chris Gayle was one of the highest run-scorers in the test match scoring 330 runs in a single day.

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Net worth

Net Worth in 2020N/A
Income SourceCricket
Annual SalaryNot Known

Social Media

InstagramChris Gayle
TwitterChris Gayle
Does Chris Gayle Consume Alcohol?Yes
Does he, Smoke Cigarettes?NO
Does he Drive?Yes
Is he, Swims?Yes
Is he a Yoga Practitioner?No
Does Gym?Yes
Is he a Jogger?Not Known
Eating Habit?Non-Vegetarian

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