|Original Name||Christopher Henry Gayle|
|Net Worth||$15 million (USD)|
|Source of Income||Cricket|
|Annual Income||$1 million|
Former test caption of West Indies cricket team, Chris Gayle is admired for his wonderful accumulated net worth that ranges near about $15 million. He has been rendering several records and is considered as first cadre batsman of the team. The major source of his income depends upon international cricket game for West Indies.
— Biography —
Chris Gayle was born with the name Christopher Henry Gayle and was born in the suburbs of Kingston destination located at Jamaica. He is known as a cool and majestic player in the team who perform well in order to satisfy him first. This international player was admired at the designation of captain from 2007 to 2010 for the West Indies test matches.
— Cricket Career —
Gayle made his debut for West Indies for youth international level and soon he made his debut for Jamaica when he was aged 19 years. Just after 11 months, he received his first opportunity to play for One Day International which was later followed with first test match that was held just after 6 month. Since, 1998 he had been serving ICC as a cricketer and throughout his career he had been associated with several teams such as Worcestershire, the Western Warriors and the Kolkata Knight Riders. Till date, he has played 99 test matches and earned 6933 runs whereas; in 225 ODI he has made 8743 scores. He plays cricket for his domestic team known as Jamaica. And, he is even contracted with the Royal challenger Bangalore for IPL and Sydney Thunder for Big Bash League.
— Achievement for Fantastic Cricket Personality —
He is known to be amongst the name of 4 players who are enjoying the privilege of scoring twice triple centuries in the test matches. First one, in 2005 against South Africa by scoring 317 scores and another, in 2010 against Sri Lanka making 333 runs. Beside this, in 2007’s T20, he is even holding a record of 117 runs (highest runs) in the first match against South Africa. By the time, he was associated with Royal Challenger Bangalore, he has received 5 times man of the match.
— Controversial Man —
He is even known to be in controversies, sometime due to late arrival in the tournament or either by being involved in dispute over the sponsorship issue with the West Indies, ICC. In the year 2005’s Champions Trophy he was fined with 30 percent of match fee for verbal exchange with the Australian batsman, Michael Clarke.