Gayle is a party boy and a really hard hitter of the ball, he is heartthrob of T20 international cricket. Without Chris Gayle, t20 format is nothing but a regular lazy game, he introduced aggression in the game by scoring an all-time highest score of 175 not out in the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007. Chris Gayle is found in almost every international cricket league, he loves money, girls, dance, and wild parties. He is made for partying, he never misses a chance to entertain either by his funny comments on TV or by hitting huge sixes to the opposition. Chris Gayle is among the top 5 wealthiest cricketers of World, he owns several houses worldwide, his car and bike collection is huge and expensive. He loves to travel around the world, there is no match of the class of Chris Gayle. Chris Gayle net worth could be estimated by his lifestyle, most expensive as compared to any World cricketer.
Chris Gayle Records & Achievements:
Chris Gayle holds test, ODI, and T20 records, his first ball six in test cricket happened once in cricket’s 150-year history, he is the only player to score two triple centuries in Test cricket. Chris Gayle is the only test player for West Indies who scored 7000+ runs and 150+ wickets in International Cricket. Any international cricket league is incomplete without “the boss of the world” Henry Chris Gayle. He participates in every t20 league held in any part of the World. Gayle holds the record of the first player who scored a double century in ICC World Cup, that came against Zimbabwe. He is the second highest individual run scorer in world cup history. The net worth of Chris Gayle is unmistakably the highest among Caribbean players, he was consistently the highest paid player in BPL, PSL, IPL, and CPL players’ auctions. Interestingly, he remained unsold in 2010 season of IPL, he came back next year as the highest paid cricketer for his IPL Team Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Chris Gayle in Cricket Leagues:
Chris Gayle is everywhere in league cricket, he never misses a chance to smash unbelievable sixes. His left-hand unorthodox square batting style added with power and height make him unpredictable. It is the reason he never respects any delivery, be it a good length delivery, either spin or medium pace. Chris Gayle contested in inaugural Big Bash League for Western Australia Warriors in 2009-10 season. In 2011, he was one of the most valuable players in IPL, he scored most runs (608) in the season that earned him an orange cap. In IPL 2012, Gayle hammered 59 sixes going for the second orange cap in a row. Gayle signed for Sydney Thunders in KFC Big Bash T20 League, he was the highest run-scorer. Gayle also played for Barisal Burners in Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) and for Uva Next in Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL). Chris Gayle leveled the record of Yuvraj Singh by hitting a fastest 12-ball fifty in Big Bash League in January 2016. Incomes from different leagues are also included in the total worth of Gayle.
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Chris Gayle signed up for Pakistan Super League franchise Lahore Qalandars for the inaugural season of PSL. He flopped in the first season and later traded by Qalandars to Karachi Kings for the 2nd edition of PSL in February 2017.
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Controversies and Scandals:
Gayle jumped into a sponsorship dispute with West Indies Cricket Board in 2005 along with his teammates. Gayle was part of another controversy when he was found guilty in a verbal exchange with Michael Clarke in Champions Trophy 2006. His recent controversy came up with his interview with Network Ten reporter Mel McLaughlin, when he said “hopefully we can win this game and we can have a drink after” trailed by his remarks “Don’t blush, baby.”. He was fined for those comments that he said were on a lighter note and must be taken as a joke. Gayle named his daughter “Blush” after that incident.
Net Worth Of Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle net worth is compiled from his official tax record, central contract with WICB, estimated earning per year from international cricket leagues and businesses.
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