The tall and lanky Jamaican is renowned for his big hitting. Chris Gayle comes at the top order believes in winning duels in a hurry.india Updated: Nov 05, 2002 18:02 IST
Born: 21 September 1979, Kingston, Jamaica
Bats: Left Hand Bat
Bowls: Right Arm Off Break
Test Debut: West Indies v Zimbabwe at Port-of-Spain, 1st Test, 1999/00
ODI Debut: West Indies v India at Toronto, DMC Cup, 1999
The tall and lanky Jamaican is renowned for his big hitting. Chris Gayle comes at the top order believes in winning duels in a hurry and leaving the rival bowling attack demoralized on a given day. He believes in taking fight to the opposition right from the word go.
He loves to carve through the cover region off the backfoot. His only concern is whether the scoreboard reflects quick changes or not. Besides that he bowls part time off-spin and is a good fielder.
The reputation of the bowler hardly seems to bother Gayle. He just strides his way to the crease and play is natural game and his in-born instinct gleams through.
First Published: Oct 14, 2002 12:22 IST