Trivia: Know more about Chris Gayle

Sep 21, 2012, 14:25 IST | A Correspondent

Today we celebrate the birthday of West Indies player, Chris Gayle. Here is some trivia on the explosive player.


  • Chris Gayle is the first batsman to score a hundred in International Twenty20 (vs South Africa in debut game of WT20 2007).
  • One of the 5 batsmen to score over 150 at least 5 times in ODI's.
  • One of the 4 batsmen to score 2 triple centuries in Tests.
  • First batsman to score a century in each of cricket's three International formats (ODI, Test, Twenty20).
  • Gayle was involved in a spat with West Indies Cricket Board due to sponsorship issues in 2005.
  • First West Indies player to score over 7, 000 runs as well as take over 150 wickets in ODI's .
  • Most number of centuries by a West Indies player.


Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle. Photo: AFP

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