Chris Gayle: Cricket Player Profile

Ed Hawkins

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:01 PM UTC

Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2019 10:01 PM UTC

"For Chris Gayle timing has always been everything. Whether that was being born at exactly the right time to make the most of his abundant talent in the franchise tournaments that have sprung up over the world in the last few years, or the ping of his bat as another six sails over the stand."

<h2><strong>Chris Gayle Facts and Stats</strong></h2><p> </p><p><strong>Team:</strong> Kings XI Punjab</p><p><strong>Speciality:</strong> Batsman</p><p><strong>IPL runs:</strong> 3,994</p><p><strong>Average:</strong> 41.4</p><p><strong>Centuries:</strong> Six</p><p><strong>Sixes: </strong>292</p><p><strong>ODI runs:</strong> 10,151</p><p><strong>ODI average:</strong> 38.1</p><p><strong>ODI strike rate:</strong> 87.1</p><p><img alt src="https://icc-static-files.s3.amazonaws.com/ICC/photo/2019/02/18/3ef862f8-7e61-4f07-a5b0-06d3bf1dfcb6/Chris-Gayle.jpg" style="width:600px;height:180px;" /></p><h2>Did you know?</h2><p>For Chris Gayle timing has always been everything. Whether that was being born at exactly the right time to make the most of his abundant talent in the franchise tournaments that have sprung up over the world in the last few years, or the ping of his bat as another six sails over the stand.</p><p>Gayle is the most feared hitter the world has ever seen. Bowlers quake. They know that he could destroy their career in the space of a few balls. That’s not hyperbole. No batsman has scored more runs in Twenty20 cricket, whether it be Indian Premier League (where he has struck the record number of sixes), or his home tournament, the Caribbean Premier League.</p><p>Across all formats he has played for an astonishing 23 teams, all enraptured by a laidback demeanour contradicted by his thuggish assaults with the bat. He will never be forgotten. And it is a huge boost for the game that he has made it back into the West Indies World Cup squad this summer. He will retire after that. He will be missed.</p><p><strong>Read More:</strong> <strong><a href="https://www.oddsmarket.com/tips/more-sports/2019-indian-premier-league-complete-ipl-betting-guide/89535/" target="_blank" title="Full IPL 2019 Betting Guide">Full IPL 2019 Betting Guide</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related articles</strong></p><p><strong><a href="https://www.oddsmarket.com/tips/more-sports/ms-dhoni-cricket-player-profile/89595/" target="_blank" title="MS Dhoni: Cricket Player Profile">MS Dhoni: Cricket Player Profile</a></strong></p><p><strong><a href="https://www.oddsmarket.com/tips/more-sports/david-warner-cricket-player-profile/89597/" target="_blank" title="David Warner: Cricket Player Profile">David Warner: Cricket Player Profile </a></strong></p><p><strong><a href="https://www.oddsmarket.com/tips/more-sports/ab-de-villiers-cricket-player-profile/89596/" target="_blank" title="AB De Villiers: Cricket Player Profile">AB De Villiers: Cricket Player Profile</a></strong></p><p><strong><a href="https://www.oddsmarket.com/tips/more-sports/virat-kohli-cricket-player-profile/89593/" target="_blank" title="Virat Kohli: Cricket Player Profile">Virat Kohli: Cricket Player Profile</a></strong></p>
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