Chris Gayle

  • Gayle unavailable for second Test against Bangladesh 6 days ago

    Gros Islet (St. Lucia): The West Indies will have to do without talismanic opener Chris Gayle for the second and final Test against Bangladesh starting Saturday at the Beausejour Cricket Ground. The left-hander was not named in the 13-man squad announced late Thursday, with Guyana left-hander Leon Johnson called up as...
  • Live Score: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 5 September 9, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 Round-up: Captain Mushfiqur Rahim struck an unbeaten 70 on Monday as Bangladesh batted doggedly to reach 256 for 5 in their second innings on day four as they faced an uphill battle to save the first Test against...
  • 1st Test: Benn takes five as West Indies skittle Bangladesh for 182 on Day 3 September 8, 2014

    Left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn claimed 5 for 39 on Sunday as the West Indies bowled out Bangladesh for 182 to take a first innings lead of 302 after three days of the first Test. The hosts are likely to enforce the follow-on for the fourth day on Monday. Benn got good support...
  • 1st Test: Brathwaite century puts West Indies in charge September 6, 2014

    Opener Kraigg Braithwaite's confident unbeaten 123 led West Indies to 264 for 3 at the close on the opening day of the first Test against Bangladesh in Kingstown, St. Vincent on Friday. Barbadian Brathwaite shared a commanding 116-run opening partnership with Chris Gayle as the home side made a strong start...
  • Live Score: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 3rd ODI at Basseterre August 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: West Indies have won and have opted to bat first. Playing XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim(w/c), Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Sohag Gazi, Mashrafe Mortaza, Abdur Razzak, Al-Amin Hossain West Indies: Chris Gayle, Lendl Simmons, Darren Bravo,...
  • Kochi to host first WI ODI on Oct 8; Hyderabad gets 1st Test August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Kochi will be hosting the first One day International between India and West Indies on October 8 while Hyderabad will be hosting the first of three Test matches starting October 30. The tour that starts on October 8, will be followed by second match at Visakhapatnam on October 11....
  • CPL: Gayle lauds bowlers for Tallawahs winning home games August 6, 2014

    Kingston: Captain Chris Gayle has praised his team-mates in Jamaica Tallawahs for achieving the goal of winning all three of their home matches in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The Tallawahs made a clean sweep of matches in front their home crowd by beating the Antigua Hawksbills, Guyana Amazon Warriors and...
  • Chris Gayle's sexist remark leaves women's rights group fuming July 18, 2014

    Antigua: A women's rights group here has condemned as "sexist" remarks made by Jamaica Tallawahs captain Chris Gayle to a female journalist at a media conference. And the group, Women Against Rape (WAR) headed by gender equity advocate Alexandrina Wong, has also criticised the response by the Caribbean Premier League (CPL)...
  • Gayle rested, Pollard recalled to T20 squad against New Zealand June 30, 2014

    Bridgetown: Flamboyant opener Chris Gayle has been rested and Kieron Pollard is back in the West Indies Twenty20 squad for the two-match series against New Zealand next weekend in Dominica. The 34-year-old Gayle has struggled with injury in recent months but still managed to score two half-centuries in the ongoing three-match...
  • 3rd Test: New Zealand in control against West Indies on Day 4 June 30, 2014

    Barbados: Kane Williamson hit a career-best 161 not out to guide New Zealand to a lead of 307 over West Indies on Sunday but the tourists were stalled by heavy rain, which wiped out half the fourth day of the third and final Test. The Black Caps, trailing by 24 after...
  • Live Score: West Indies vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, Day 3 June 28, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day two roundup: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite hit an enterprising 68 to lead a positive West Indies batting display against New Zealand on Friday but persistent rain soon after lunch cut the hosts short on day two of the third Test. West...
  • Batting with Chris Gayle things get easier, says Kraigg Brathwaite June 28, 2014

    Bridgetown: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite said he was now playing with a renewed confidence following his maiden Test century last week. Friday, he top scored with an attractive 68 to follow up that 129 in Port-of-Spain, as West Indies reached 169 for two before rain ended the second day's play at 1:03...
  • 2nd Test: Gayle powers West Indies to 10-wicket victory over New Zealand June 21, 2014

    Trinidad: Left-hander Chris Gayle hit six sixes in a whirlwind 80 off 46 balls Friday to power the West Indies to a 10-wicket victory over New Zealand midway through the fifth and final day of the second Test. Gayle added seven fours as the hosts raced to a victory target of...
  • West Indies vs New Zealand Live Score: 1st Test, Day 1 at Kingston June 8, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: New Zealand opt to bat against West Indies at Kingston. Playing XIs: New Zealand: Peter Fulton, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Brendon McCullum (capt), James Neesham, BJ Watling (wk), Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Mark Craig, Trent Boult West Indies: Chris Gayle,...
  • Big names who flopped in IPL 7 June 3, 2014

    The seventh edition of Indian Premier League has drawn to a close after six dramatic weeks, with the Kolkata Knight Riders claiming a thrilling victory over Kings XI Punjab in the final. There was much to enjoy in a competition that featured plenty of big hitting, quality spin and some...
  • Kraigg Brathwaite likely cover for Chris Gayle in West Indies squad June 2, 2014

    Opener Kraigg Brathwaite is likely to be called up to the West Indies squad as cover for Chris Gayle, as injury worries persists over the talismanic left-hander. The 21-year-old Brathwaite has trained with the West Indies squad for the last few days of their camp in Barbados and was Sunday conspicuously...
  • As it happened: Chennai vs Bangalore, IPL 7, Match 53 May 24, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Their playoff hopes over after defeat at the hands of Kolkata Knight Riders, a shattered Royal Challengers Bangalore will play for pride against a slightly shaky Chennai Super Kings in their last league encounter of IPL 7. The 30-run defeat against...
  • New Zealand offspinner Mark Craig backs himself against Chris Gayle May 23, 2014

    New Zealand's rookie offspinner Mark Craig said he was not intimidated by the prospect of bowling at aggressive West Indies opener Chris Gayle in the upcoming series between the two countries. The 27-year-old was one of two uncapped players named in New Zealand's 15-man squad for the three-Test tour of the...
  • IPL stars missing from West Indies camp for NZ Tests May 23, 2014

    Bridgetown: West Indies opened a training camp here on Friday in preparation for the New Zealand Test series but will be without three of their Indian Premier League (IPL) stars. Opening batsman Chris Gayle, fast bowler Jason Holder and offspinner Sunil Narine, who have all been included in the squad for...
  • IPL 7: RCB stay in playoffs race with 5-wicket win over Chennai May 18, 2014

    Disciplined bowling by Royal Challengers Bangalore set up their win in Ranchi over Chennai Super Kings on Sunday, which was accomplished with a little hiccup in the end by a margin of five wickets - with Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers making the most notable contributions with the bat. Varun...
  • As it happened: Bangalore vs Punjab, Match 31 May 9, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) David Miller struck 66 in 29 balls to take Punjab to 198/8, after which Sandeep Sharma's 3/25 took the sting out of RCB's chase for a 32-run win. Pre-match: Glenn Maxwell will be the cynosure of all eyes when a rampaging...
  • IPL 2014: Punjab look to cement top spot against Bangalore May 9, 2014

    Glenn Maxwell will be the cynosure of all eyes when a rampaging Kings XI Punjab take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Friday. Maxwell, who fell within touching distance of a century for the fourth time in...
  • I've not recovered from hamstring injury: Gayle May 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Explosive West Indies batsman Chris Gayle said he has still not completely recovered from the hamstring injury, which had ruled him out for the Royal Challengers Bangalore's first four matches. "I haven't recovered fully. Still bearing some discomfort at this point in time, so I...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai Indians beat RCB as sparks fly at Wankhede May 7, 2014

    Sparks flew at the Wankhede Stadium on Tuesday where Mumbai Indians' second win of IPL-7 over Royal Challengers Bangalore by 19 runs was marred by an ugly exchange beween Kieron Pollard and Mitchell Starc. MI allrounder Pollard and RCB's Australian bowler Starc almost came to blows during the Mumbai innings before...
  • IPL 7: De Villiers's 89 off 41 scripts Bangalore's win over Hyderabad May 5, 2014

    AB de Villiers produced one of the most devastating Twenty20 innings as he smashed an unbeaten 89 from just 42 balls as Royal Challengers Bangalore pulled off a sensational four-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday. De Villiers butchered Hyderabad bowlers with 6 fours and 8 sixes as he took Bangalore...
  • IPL 7: RCB eye winning return to India against Hyderabad May 4, 2014

    Royal Challengers Bangalore started IPL 7 as one of the hot favourites but three consecutive defeats has been a reality-check for them, and they would want to get their act together in their first home game of the season when they meet Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday. RCB and Hyderabad have had...
  • Loss against KKR was wake-up call for us: Virat Kohli May 3, 2014

    Bangalore: Returning home after three consecutive losses in the UAE, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) hope to get back to winning ways in IPL 7 with the support of their frenzied fans. "It feels great to be back home, especially for me, Chris (Gayle) and AB (de Villiers) who played some great...