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Category: Chris Gayle

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Afghanistan and Ikram give West Indies fright but still end up winless

• West Indies 311-6; Afghanistan 288• Chris Gayle bows out of World Cup cricket on a winning noteThis was the first dead match of the tournament and it was really quite lively. In front of a healthy crowd the two sides at the basement of the league tab…

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Wind of change for West Indies as Chris Gayle gradually blows out | Andy Bull

In two decades playing against England, the opening batsman has rarely faced a bowler as quick as Jofra ArcherAccording to the official statistics Chris Gayle is 188cm tall. These days, when he bends down to touch his toes he seems to feel every last o…

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Chris Gayle may not be biggest of England’s problems against Windies | Vic Marks

The size of the Hampshire Bowl combined with West Indies’ short-ball bowling could make it tough for England’s batsmenA big game on a big ground against some big blokes. At the Hampshire Bowl – as it is called throughout the World Cup – England meet We…

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Chris Gayle deserves higher defamation payout, Australian court hears

Lawyer says the West Indies star, who was awarded $300,000, was hurt by the way his win was reportedThe international cricketer Chris Gayle, who was awarded $300,000 in defamation damages, should receive more for being hurt by the way his win was repor…

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Cricket World Cup: Gayle and Thomas shine as West Indies thrash Pakistan

• Pakistan 105; West Indies 108-3• Chris Gayle breaks record for most sixes in World Cup historyChris Gayle broke the record for the most sixes in World Cup history on his way to smashing a half-century in the West Indies’ comprehensive seven-wicket wi…

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West Indies Cricket World Cup guide: gameplan, key player and prediction

Their last World Cup triumph was 40 years ago but don’t write them off – Jason Holder leads a team able to shock the worldThere was little to lure West Indian fans to the cricket in recent times. On the field performances were discouraging; flashes her…

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Not out yet: Chris Gayle and MS Dhoni rage against the dying of the light | Andy Bull

They may have differing styles but the veteran West Indies opener and the India wicketkeeper are proving their class and their longevity in recent inningsEven after four hundred-and-some years, cricket still has its mysteries, such as whether the weath…

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The Spin | England’s ODI side exasperate and excite, but you have to watch them

The series against West Indies was a reminder how entertaining the 50-over format can be and the need for World Cup victory“It was fine when it left my hand,” was a response I occasionally gave to an exasperated captain after being hit for six. It alwa…

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The Spin | England’s ODI side exasperate and excite, but you have to watch them

The series against West Indies was a reminder how entertaining the 50-over format can be and the need for World Cup victory“It was fine when it left my hand,” was a response I occasionally gave to an exasperated captain after being hit for six. It alwa…

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Jason Roy and Joe Root sink West Indies after Chris Gayle flays England

• First ODI: England, 364-4, bt West Indies, 360-8, by 6 wkts• Gayle 135 after Roy drop; England opener hits 123, Root 102A record-breaking chase, led by centuries for Jason Roy and Joe Root, gave England a remarkably comfortable victory despite being …

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Adil Rashid to play to his strengths against Chris Gayle and West Indies

• Leg-spinner is key part of Eoin Morgan’s ODI attack• Moeen Ali believes Rashid can still be ‘world beater’ in TestsThere are 101 days to go until England’s World Cup campaign gets under way against South Africa at the Oval and one player who should t…

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Chris Gayle declares himself ‘greatest player’ and wants Hundred invite

• ‘I will set the trend for you,’ says West Indian before ODI series• Jason Roy hits 110 off 82 balls in England warm-up gameChris Gayle, the veteran West Indies opener and self-styled “Universe Boss”, has warned English cricket that The Hundred will n…

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Chris Gayle returns to West Indies squad for England ODI series at age of 39

• Gayle remains part of West Indies World Cup plans • Marlon Samuels’s omission means no Ben Stokes reunionChris Gayle has been named in the West Indies one-day squad for their upcoming series against England. But there will be no resumption of hostili…

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Cricketer Chris Gayle awarded $300,000 in Fairfax defamation case

The West Indian was wrongly accused of exposing himself to a masseuse in Sydney in 2015International cricketer Chris Gayle has been awarded $300,000 for being defamed in articles claiming he exposed himself to a female massage therapist.In October last…

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Chris Gayle wants to sell the story of his defamation case for $420,000

West Indies cricketer promises tell-all interview, saying what went on behind the scenes of Fairfax trial was ‘like a movie’ Chris Gayle is hoping to cash in on his defamation case with Fairfax Media after the West Indies cricketer announced bidding fo…

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Chris Gayle wins defamation case against Fairfax Media

Supreme court jury found the cricketer did not expose himself to a masseuse, nor did he indecently proposition herThe cricketer Chris Gayle has won his defamation case against Fairfax Media after a jury found a series of articles published in 2016 whic…

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Chris Gayle scared around women since claim he exposed himself, court told

‘He always feels someone is out to get him,’ professional cricket coach and close friend of the West Indies cricketer saysThe West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle is scared of being around women ever since stories were published saying he exposed himself …

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Chris Gayle raring to settle scores against England in ODI showdown

The West Indies batsman is fast approaching the end of his career but England are justifiably wary of his ability to push the boundaries as they prepare for the Ashes

The ODI circus has descended upon Bristol in the hope of reigniting the series against West Indies. The first match at Old Trafford was a cakewalk for England, the second at Nottingham was ruined by rain. The series needs a lift and the man most likely to provide it, Chris Gayle, is expected to be fit to play after tweaking his hamstring in Manchester. “He seems to be raring to go,” said his captain, Jason Holder. It is sometimes hard to tell with Gayle.

His presence in this series is to be welcomed. Gayle does look faintly ridiculous wrapped up in his sweaters, shambling the odd single between the sixes when batting and neatly plonking his foot on the ball in the field when he has been removed from his favoured position at first slip.

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Chris Gayle returns to West Indies squad for one-day series against England

• Opener set to play first ODI for more than two years
• Marlon Samuels also called up but no place for Dwayne Bravo

Chris Gayle is set to play his first one-day international in more than two years after being included in a 15-man West Indies squad to take on Ireland and England next month.

Gayle last played an ODI in the 2015 World Cup quarter-final but returned for West Indies in a Twenty20 against India last month following an improvement in player and board relations.

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Chris Gayle marks ‘Don’t Blush Baby’ anniversary with lewd video post

  • West Indian batsman posts Instagram video involving simulated sex acts
  • Former Melbourne Renegades star tells Australia to ‘lighten the … up’

A year on from the “Don’t Blush Baby” incident, West Indian cricketer Chris Gayle has re-ignited controversy, by posting a raunchy video on social media and telling Australia to “lighten the phuck up”.

The powerful batsman posted a video on Instagram and a tweet which alluded to comments made during a sideline interview with then-Channel 10 host Mel McLaughlin.

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