Gayle is now the highest run-scorer for West Indies in ODI Cricket
Chris Gayle has been a master class since he first stepped into the international cricket arena. It might seem hard to believe that the 39 years old Gayle first debuted in 1999 for West Indies. Since his debut, Gayle has scored 25 centuries and 53 ODI 50s.
First Player to Play 300 matches for West Indies.
Chris Gayle has now played 300 ODI matches, more than any West Indies player. He also has the most runs for West Indies record to his name. In the 2nd ODI against India where he needed only 7 runs to surpass the former great Caribbean batsmen Brian Charles Lara. Though Gayle got out early on just 11 runs he was able to accomplish the required 7 runs to bring yet another record to his name.
Stats And Figures of Chris Gayle in ODI, T20I, and Test
Chris Gayle played one-day international cricket since 1999 and made 9221 runs from 269 appearances. A damaging allrounder, Gayle also claimed 158 wickets. He has 22 centuries, 47 fifties and a five-wicket haul to his name. His aggressive style is well suited to limited-overs cricket, but Gayle has also had success in the longer form of the game, playing more than 100 Test matches. His Test average is 42.18 and he has scored two triple-centuries since hitting the Test scene in March 2000. He finished with 15 centuries and a highest-score of 333.
Gayle was named player of the 2006 Champions Trophy.
Test Debut date : 16/03/2000
ODI Debut date : 11/09/1999
T20 Debut date : 16/02/2006
Age : 41 years 8 days
Role : Allrounder
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Batting Style : Left Hand
Bowling Style : Right Arm Off-Spin
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