New Delhi: West Indian batsman Chris Gayle has raised eyebrows by saying he named his baby daughter 'Blush', a nod to an infamous sexism scandal which engulfed him in January. Gayle left many people wondering whether the name was genuine after his partner Natasha Berridge gave birth this week.
Gayle was pilloried over his remark, The 36-year-old was fined $10,000 by his club Melbourne Renegades and later made an apology of sorts, describing his comments as “a simple joke.”
Yesterday he posted on Instagram: “We would like to welcome the arrival of our beautiful daughter ‘Blush’ to this world 2 hours ago.” He said on Twitter: “Thank you all for the sweet and kind messages. Blush won’t Blush, my baby.”