Chris Gayle turns 41: From a casanova to a loving partner and father

Updated: 21 September, 2020 11:31 IST | Shawn.Dsouza
  • Chris Gayle

    Chris Gayle is a cricketer who hails from Jamaica, an island nation in the Carribean. He is considered as one of the finest limited overs cricketers and perhaps the best T20 cricketer of all time.

    In Picture: Chris Gayle at his stylish best. The Windies star is known for his uber-cool and suave dressing style. 

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    Chris Gayle is ranked as one of the most successful ODI batsmen in the history of West Indies cricket.

    In pic: Chris Gayle chilling in a swimming pool.

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    Since his ODI debut in 1999, Gayle has been one of the most feared batsmen in the shorter formats of the game. He has scored 23 ODI hundred for West Indies, including the first-ever World Cup double century against Zimbabwe during the 2015 World Cup. 

    In picture: Chris Gayle with his partner Allysa and daughter Krisallyna at the Carnival

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  • Chris Gayle

    Chris Gayle made his IPL debut in 2009 as part of the Kolkata Knight Riders. He also played for Royal Challengers Bangalore and is currently part of the Kings XI Punjab team.

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    Chris Gayle has played a total of 125 matches in his IPL career scoring 4484 runs. His batting average is an impressive 41.13 with a brilliant strike rate of 151.02.

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    Chris Gayle has scored 6 centuries and 28 fifties in IPL so far. 

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    Chris Gayle's score of 175* against Pune Warriors India is the highest individual score in IPL by any player. It was also the fastest century in T20 cricket (30 balls).

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  • Chris Gayle

    Chris Gayle was the first player to reach 4000 runs in the Indian Premier League.

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  • Chris Gayle

    Chris Gayle is famously known for his sixes! He is the first and only batsman to hit 300 sixes in IPL.

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  • Chris Gayle

    With a total of six, Chris Gayle has the most centuries scored in IPL history.

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  • Chris Gayle

    Chris Gayle is the leading run scorer in all of T20 cricket as of April 2020.

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  • Chris Gayle

    Chris Gayle was the first batsman to score 10,000 runs in Twenty20 cricket in his career.

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  • Chris Gayle, Alyssa Berridge

    Chris Gayle with his partner Allysa (Natasha) Berridge. The two were dating for quite awhile but was kept under wraps

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    Chris Gayle's ladylove Natasha is reportedly a nurse and has helped Gayle in recovery during injury times.

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  • Chris Gayle, Allysa Berridge

    In 2016, Gayle announced the arrival of his daughter with Natasha Berridge, named Blush. However, in an interview later, he confirmed that her daughter is Kris-Allyna

    In pic: Chris Gayle with his partner Natasha and their baby Blush on Mother's Day

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    Chris Gayle with his little daughter Kris-Allyna. Now, Gayle shares quite a few photos of him enjoying with his little baby girl. The two of them make a super daddy-daughter duo

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  • Chris Gayle, Allysa Berridge

    In picture: Chris Gayle with his partner Natasha Berridge and daughter Kris-Allyna

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  • Chris Gayle, Allysa Berridge

    Gayle posted this image on his partner Natasha's birthday and captioned it, 'Happy Birthday sexy Tash... Wish you many-many more...full joy babes...I don't know why my credit card not working all of a sudden #Blessings #BlessedLove'

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  • Chris Gayle, Allysa Berridge

    In picture: Gayle with his partner Alyssa and daughter Kris-Allysa celebrating Alyssa's birthday.

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    In picture: Chris Gayle cuddles up with his daughter Kris-Allyna

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  • Chris Gayle

    Chris Gayle began his career with Lucas Cricket Club and hails the move to this day.

    In pic: Chris Gayle just getting his ride pimped at a shoot

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  • Chris Gayle

    Gayle went on to make ODI debut in September 1999, his Test debut in March 2000 and T20I debut in February 2006.

    In picture: With the two helps that nursed him during his injury recently - one being Natasha Berridge

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  • Chris Gayle

    Chris Gayle has played 103 Tests and scored 7,215 runs at an average of 42.19. Gayle has 15 hundreds and 37 fifties to his name. His top score in Tests is 333.

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  • Chris Gayle

    Chris Gayle has played 301 ODI matches and scored 10,480 runs at an average of 37.83. Gayle has 25 hundreds and 54 fifties in ODIs with a top score of 215.

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  • Chris Gayle

    Chris Gayle is the only cricketer in history to score a triplet - triple hundred in Tests, double hundred in ODIs and a hundred in T20Is.

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  • Chris Gayle

    Chris Gayle has played 58 T20Is scoring 1,627 runs averaging at 32.54 with 2 tons and 13 fifties and a top score of 117.

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  • Chris Gayle

    Chris Gayle is no stranger to controversies. In 2005, he and the West Indies Cricket Board were in dispute over sponsorship and was dropped from a Test match against South Africa.

    In picture: Chris Gayle during one of his parties

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    In January 2016, Chris Gayle had made sexist remarks to a female pitch-reporter also asking her out for a drink. Gayle was later fined by his BBL team Renegades. (Pic/ Agencies)

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    In 2009, Gayle came under the radar for veteran cricketers after he apparently decided to leave captaincy and also for his statement saying he would not mind if T20 cricket overtook Test cricket in future. Many Windies veterans questioned Gayle's comments. However, Gayle later clarified saying that it was taken out of context and he would not resign as captain.

    Chris Gayle with buddy Dwayne Bravo at the CG6 Party

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    In picture: This is what followed after Chris Gayle asked a police officer to dance, he said in his caption

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  • Chris Gayle

    At World Cup 2019, Gayle score a total of 242 runs with a highest score of 87. His strike rate was 88.32. Gayle also bagged 2 wickets.

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  • Chris Gayle

    Chris Gayle shared this picture on his partner's birthday and captioned it, 'We dem boyz with @allys_a on her birthday.'

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  • Chris Gayle, Shah Rukh Khan

    In picture: Chris Gayle poses with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan

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  • Chris Gayle, Rihanna

    Chris Gayle posted this photo with R&B sensation Rihanna and captioned it, 'It’s a Caribbean thing, Ask RiRi! @badgalriri it was pleasure meeting you.Thanks for the cheers and support! May god continue to bless you. I hope you take up the offer to come to my Birthday Party September 20th #40ShadesOfGayle #UniverseBoss #NuffRespect @krisallyna333'

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  • Chris Gayle, Sachin Tendulkar

    In picture: Chris Gayle with cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar during the latter's milestone 200th Test match

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  • Chris Gayle, Yuvraj Singh

    In picture: Chris Gayle with (then) Royal Challengers Bangalore teammate Yuvraj Singh.

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  • Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo

    In picture: Chris Gayle with his West Indies teammate and friend Dwayne Bravo during one of their night outs. The two WI players are often seen parting together.

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    You can call this Luda-Chris!: Chris Gayle With American rapper Ludacris

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    In picture: Chris Gayle in a royal avatar on a television show. He is quite a sport

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  • Chris Gayle, Usain Bolt

    In picture: The fastest man along with the biggest hitter: Chris Gayle with Usain Bolt

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  • Chris Gayle

    Here's wishing GAYLE STORM Chris Gayle a Very Happy 41st Birthday!

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About The Gallery

Kings XI Punjab' star batsman Chris Gayle is one of the most impactful players that the sport has ever seen. Gayle, who has set many cricket records, turns 41 years today. Here is a look at the West Indies star cricketer's life off the pitch through pictures with his wife, friends, teammates and his parties. (Pics/ Chris Gayle Instagram)

 

 

First Published: 21 September, 2019 09:50 IST