CHRIS GAYLE

  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, World Cup 2015, Match 19 10 hours 7 minutes ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: If you go by numbers alone, Friday's clash in Sydney is one of the biggest mismatches of the tournament. South Africa haven't just dominated West Indies in recent seasons, they've toyed with them, winning 16 of their last...
  • World Cup: Chris Gayle backs out of training but no problem, says West Indies Yesterday

    Sydney: West Indies captain Jason Holder on Thursday played down Chris Gayle's absence from training on the eve of the team's crunch World Cup Pool B match with South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Gayle, who has a chronic back complaint, hit the highest-ever individual World Cup score of 215,...
  • ICC World Cup: South Africa need to conquer jitters in West Indies clash Yesterday

    Sydney: If you go by numbers alone, Friday's clash in Sydney is one of the biggest mismatches of the tournament. South Africa haven't just dominated West Indies in recent seasons, they've toyed with them, winning 16 of their last 18 matches. The only loss came at Port Elizabeth, in a...
  • World Cup 2015: Can India take on Chris Gayle? Yesterday

    Gayle became the first batsman to score a double century in a World Cup innings when he reached the landmark against Zimbabwe in a Pool B clash on Tuesday....
  • World Cup: Dale Steyn next in Chris Gayle's firing line 2 days ago

    Struggling South African fast bowler Dale Steyn must find a way to contain record-breaking West Indian batsman Chris Gayle in Friday's crunch World Cup clash. Steyn's cutting edge has been blunted at the tournament so far with his two matches giving him total figures of two for 119 from a...
  • Cricket World Cup: Gayle, WI eye 300-plus against South Africa 2 days ago

    Canberra: Record-breaking Chris Gayle says the West Indies will be looking to post their fourth total above 300 in Friday's crunch World Cup game with South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Gayle exploded back to form with a World Cup record 215 off 147 balls and put on a record...
  • Watch: The Gayle mayhem in Canberra, ICC World Cup, Day 11 highlights 2 days ago

    Chris Gayle's 215 off 147 balls broke record after record as Zimbabwe were reduced to spectators watching sixes sail over them like aerial strikes. Watch highlights from an eventful Day 11 of the ICC World Cup 2015. ...
  • World Cup: Chris Gayle must thank Jalandhar for historic double 2 days ago

    You can count the metres those 16 Chris Gayle sixes travelled at the Manuka Oval on Monday but you can't discount the made-in-Jalandhar willow the Jamaican had in his grip to heap misery on Zimbabwe with a record-breaking 215 off 147 balls. The veteran West Indies opener is now the...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Gayle storm sinks spirited Zimbabwe 2 days ago

    Chris Gayle bludgeoned his way into the history books by becoming the first player to score a double century in the cricket World Cup. ...
  • News 360: BJP defends RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's controversial statement against Mother Teresa 2 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lok Sabha MP Meenakshi Lekhi has defended Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat over his latest remarks and said Nobel laureate Mother Teresa was baptising on her death bed as well. ...
  • World Cup: Happy to see Chris Gayle back in form, says VVS Laxman 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman on Tuesday expressed his delight after West Indian Chris Gayle bludgeoned 215 runs against Zimbabwe to return to form during a World Cup Pool B game. Gayle scored the highest World Cup score by smashing 215 runs against Zimbabwe at the Manuka Oval in Canberra...
  • World Cup 2015: Never felt so much pressure, says Chris Gayle 2 days ago

    Canberra: West Indies opener Chris Gayle became the first batsman to score a World Cup double century on Tuesday and admitted he had never felt such pressure to perform. The giant 35-year-old Jamaican smashed a breathtaking 215 against Zimbabwe at Canberra's Manuka Oval for his first double century in 226 one-day...
  • Tendulkar, Gayle choose same day for ODI double ton 2 days ago

    Canberra: While their batting styles may not be similar, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and West Indies' devastating opener Chris Gayle chose the same day - February 24 - to score their respective One-Day International (ODI) double-centuries. If on Feb 24, 2010, Tendulkar entered the records books by hitting the first ever...
  • Chris Gayle hits first double ton in World Cup as WI post big win 2 days ago

    Canberra: Chris Gayle bludgeoned his way into the history books by becoming the first player to score a double century in the cricket World Cup as the West Indies rode on his record-equalling 16 sixes to notch up a massive 73-run win via D/L method against Zimbabwe on Monday. Gayle, who...
  • World Cup 2015: Gayle takes Zimbabwe to cleaners with double ton in West Indies' 73-run win 3 days ago

    The records didn't just tumble at the Manuka Oval on Tuesday (February 24), they were smashed out of the park. The highest partnership in ODI history (372), putting Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid (331) in the shade. The most balls a pair has batted together (298), again displacing the same...
  • Damage list: Chris Gayle creates havoc in ICC World Cup 2015 3 days ago

    On Monday at the Manuka Oval, Chris Gayle held a placard - cliched but very true: Form is temporary, class is permanent. The six-hitting machine manufactured in Jamaica went into an overdrive, answering the critics who questioned its efficacy - in record-breaking in style. The swashbuckling West Indian is now...
  • Chris Gayle's 215 off 147 lights up the World Cup 3 days ago

    On Monday at the Manuka Oval, Chris Gayle held a placard - cliched but very true: Form is temporary, class is permanent. The six-hitting machine manufactured in Jamaica went into an overdrive, answering the critics who questioned its efficacy - in record-breaking in style. You can tweet your love to...
  • West Indies' Chris Gayle hits first ever 200 at World Cup 3 days ago

    West Indies opener Chris Gayle became the first batsman to score a double century in a World Cup innings when he reached the landmark against Zimbabwe in a Pool B clash in Canberra on Tuesday. Gayle, who might have been given out lbw before he had scored, brought up his first...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Zimbabwe, World Cup 2015, Match 15 3 days ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to view the blog) Both Zimbabwe and West Indies have resurrected their World Cup campaigns after losing their opening matches. Zimbabwe weren't too impressive in seeing off the UAE, but West Indies had every reason to be satisfied with their 150-run demolition of a poor Pakistan side. Playing...
  • World Cup 2015: West Indies can't afford to slip against Zimbabwe 4 days ago

    Canberra: It's hard to think of a single match at this World Cup that has generated as little interest as that between West Indies and Zimbabwe at the Manuka Oval in Canberra, scheduled for Tuesday. A venue that has hosted only five internationals playing host to two teams that aren't...
  • World Cup 2015: West Indies skipper Jason Holder backs misfiring Chris Gayle 4 days ago

    West Indies skipper Jason Holder has faith on explosive opener Chris Gayle will break his run of low scores against Zimbabwe at the World Cup in Canberra on Tuesday. Frustrations have been building outside and inside the West Indies camp over Gayle's inability to tee off to a big score after...
  • West Indies chief blasted for Chris Gayle 'retirement' retweet 5 days ago

    Sydney: West Indies cricket chief Dave Cameron was blasted on Sunday for apparently retweeting a demand for outspoken opener Chris Gayle to be given 'a retirement package'. In the latest controversy to hit the World Cup team, West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Cameron's behaviour was condemned as 'unacceptable' by players'...
  • As it happened: Ireland vs West Indies, ICC World Cup 2015, Match 5 February 16, 2015

    (For blog and updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Traditional giant-killers Ireland and under-pressure West Indies possess all the ingredients for a high-scoring clash in their opening World Cup match in Nelson. Both sides feature quality batsmen but relatively inexperienced bowling line-ups for a match they have each targeted...
  • As it happened: World Cup warm-ups, Day 5 February 12, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Match 1: West Indies opted to bat against Scotland. Match 2: Ireland opted to field against Bangladesh. Teams: West Indies: Chris Gayle, Dwayne Smith, Lendl Simmons, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Jonathan Carter, Denesh Ramdin(w), Andre Russell, Darren Sammy, Jason Holder(c), Jerome Taylor,...
  • Britons vote Sachin Tendulkar as top opener in greatest ODI XI February 10, 2015

    Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar received the highest votes from the British public to open the innings in the greatest ODI XI. West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle was elected to partner India's little master at the top of the order, according to cricket.com.au. Tendulkar received 29 percent of the opening batsman...
  • Chris Gayle opposes proposed ICC crackdown on bat sizes February 5, 2015

    Kingston: West Indies' destructive opening batsman Chris Gayle Thursday expressed disagreement with the International Cricket Council's (ICC) proposed crackdown on bat sizes before the impending World Cup. "A big boy needs a big bat," the West Indies opener was quoted as saying by Sydney Morning Herald. "People keep saying it has become...
  • Sir Viv picks top players to watch at World Cup 2015 February 4, 2015

    The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be a competitive and intriguing tournament, showcasing the world's best cricketing talent in Australia and New Zealand. The fans will get to enjoy a wide range of batting and bowling styles. In no particular order then, these are my players to watch out...
  • West Indies arrive for World Cup campaign January 31, 2015

    Sydney: A weary but upbeat West Indies side arrived here to begin preparations for the 2015 cricket World Cup. They arrived to a warm reception from fans and well-wishers Friday following a 12-hour flight from South Africa and are expected to get right down to their preparation ahead of the start...