How rich is Chris Gayle?
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|Birth date:||September 21, 1979|
|Birth place:||Kingston, Jamaica|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||216 lbs (98 kg)|
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Chris Gayle Net Worth
Produced Christopher Henry Gayle on 21st September 1979 and popularly referred to as Chris Gayle, he’s a Jamaican cricketer and plays professional cricket for the West Indies team. Chris Gayle made his ODI debut against India in 1999 and a year later his test debut against Zimbabwe. Chris Gayle and just the mere mention of his name sends shivers down the spine of several of the best known bowlers in the International arena, known for his damaging ability with the bat, clever footwork and exceptional batting art he is regarded as a T 20 specialist who can single handedly change the course of a match on any given day.
Chris Gayle played 99 test matches, 255 ODI’s and 40 T-20I matches averaging 42.02, 37.36 and 34.19 respectively, he is also a skilled bowler in crunch times and bowls off-spin. Despite the fact that he had a really slow start to his international career he soon made his presence felt with a match saving 317 against a formidable South African bowling line-up in 2005 and five years after he again scored a career best 333 against Sri Lanka to be part of only 4 players in Test cricket history to do so.
Getting’s in Cricket:
Chris Gayle is among the highly paid international T-20I players and represents many clubs and teams aside from his state West Indies which comprise Worcestershire, Western Warriors, Sydney Thunder, Barisal Thunder, Stanford Celebs, Matabeleland Tuskers, Dhaka Gladiators and not to forget the successful IPL in which he plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) possessed by liquor king Vijay Mallya. RCB purchased Gayle for $ 550,000 his ability with the bat earned him a salary hike and a long-lasting place in the team and he was kept the next year with a pay of $ 650,000. In auction for the approaching IPL-7 in 2014 Chris Gayle was part of the only 3 players to be kept by the RCB and he’s got a take home salary of $ 1.57 million this year. As if this really is not enough he also gets around $ 250,000 while playing in the enormous bash T-20I. With estimated annual gains of $ 8.5 million which additionally comprises sanctions he is really one of the top paid cricketers in the world.
Living in the Million dollar mansion
This 3 storey luxury mansion provides a panoramic view of the place below which is a sight to behold.
You don’t mess with the big daddy of T 20!
In 2011 the 4th edition of IPL this enormous Jamaican was left unsold and was also dropped from the West Indies team consequently damaging his egotism, but after in the middle of the IPL-4 Royal Challengers Bangalore brought Chris Gayle as a replacement for the injured Dirk Nannes and what followed next is history as he revealed the whole world just how to bat in a T 20 match, when it comes annihilating the opposite bowlers Chris Gayle does it in style. Before his entrance RCB were at the base of the table and his entrance powered RCB to top of the table for the reason that variant. Chris Gayle is definitely the greatest and the most destructive batsman the world has ever seen his 175* in just 65 balls that included 13 fours and 17 sixes and his IPL stats that reveals 58 matches 2512 runs at a mean of 52.33 and an eyepopping strike speed of 160.31 along with 4 centuries he scored which are the greatest by any batsman speaks volumes about his bat. After having played 3 editions of IPL Chris Gayle can be considered as a class in addition to the remainder of the batsman as none have entertained the crowd like Chris Gayle did.
Known for his calm composing nature and characteristic hitting Chris Gayle is regarded as one of the coolest cricketer but even this amazing cricketer was associated with a dispute with the WICB over sponsorship dilemmas and was dropped from the test side against South Africa. In the year 2006 during the champions trophy match against Australia he was fined 30% of his match fee on account of his heated discussions and verbal duel with Michael Clarke. Chris Gayle received severe criticism during the 2009 tour of England when he publicly remarked that he did not want to captain the West Indies side any longer because of the pressure connected with it and also said that he “wouldn’t be so depressed” if Twenty20 wipes out Test cricket in the forthcoming future.
Fun and lesser known facts about Chris Gayle
When he is off the field Chris Gayle loves playing video games as well as watches Tom and Jerry.
His destructive bat earned him the nicknames “GayleForce” and “GayleStorm”.
Chris scored the 1st century to T20 hence became the 1st batsman to score a century in all the three formats.
Chris Gayle started celebrating victories in a distinctive way by shaking the legs on the lines on GANGNAM STYLE.