Chris Gayle celebrated his father’s birthday on Monday, November 16.© Chris Gayle / Instagram
Chris Gayle posted a heartwarming tribute to this father on his birthday on Monday. “Sir Gayle … The Real Gayle … Happy Birthday Daddy! Love you non-stop”, Gayle wrote on Instagram, adding: “You hit good … Keep pressing. Wish you more” while he posted pictures with his father. Gayle, 41, the self-proclaimed “Universe Boss” received a unique compliment from journalist Piers Morgan. “Happy Birthday Universe Dad!” Morgan wrote in the comments. Gayle last played for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020.
A T20 cricket heavyweight, Gayle is the highest scorer in the game’s shortest format. He has 13584 runs from 411 T20s and has played in most T20 competitions around the world including IPL, Big Bash League, T20 Blast, Caribbean Premier League, Bangladesh Premier League etc.
In an international career spanning more than 19 years, Gayle has played 103 tests, 301 one-day internationals and 58 T20Is for the West Indies and is a two-time T20 World Cup Champion.
The T20 star also has 7,214 Test Rides to its credit at 42.18 with 15 centuries and 10480 ODI running at 37.83 with 25 hundreds.
Gayle had a successful IPL 2020 for Kings XI, as he scored 288 runs from seven games with three fifties.
However, his team failed to make it to the playoffs even after taking off from the bottom of the table and eventually finishing sixth.
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