Chris Gayle on Monday posted a heartfelt emotional tribute to his father on his birthday. “Sir Gayle…The Real Gayle…Happy Birthday Dad! Love You non stop,” wrote Gayle on Instagram, adding, “You batting well…Keep pressing. Wish you many more” Gayle wrote as he posted pictures with his father
Gayle who is also known as “Universe Boss” received a unique compliment by journalist Piers Morgan. “Happy Birthday Universe Dad!” wrote Morgan in the comments. Chris Gayle was a part of KXIP squad in the IPL 2020. Gayle is the highest scorer in the shortest format of the game. He has 13584 runs from 411 T20s, having played in most T20 leagues around the world including the IPL, Big Bash League, T20 Blast, Caribbean Premier League, Bangladesh Premier League etc.
Gayle in his International career of more than 19 years, has played 103 Test matches, 301 ODIs & 58 T20Is for the West Indies team & he is also a two time T20 World Champion. The legendary star player of T20 format has registered 7214 Test runs to his name at 42.18 with 15 centuries and 10480 ODI runs at 37.83 with 25 hundreds. Chris Gayle has registered 22 centuries in T20 cricket on his name which is also a world record & has hit more sixes than anyone else in the format – 1001.
Chris Gayle had a successful career in IPL 2020 as a part of KXIP team. He scored 288 runs from seven matches with three half centuries. However his team failed to qualify for the playoffs even after moving up from the bottom of the Points Table & unfortunately finished at sixth position.