There are some names in the world of cricket, which require no introduction required . Chris Gayle is one of them. He made a name out of himself by playing for West Indies. He has also led the island nations at the international level. It was the franchise-level T20 cricket, which made Gayle the favourite of fans all over the globe.
During the 10th season of the Indian Premier League, which was held earlier this year, Gayle became the first batsmen on this planet to cross the 10,000-run mark in T20 cricket. He has represented a whopping 16 franchise around the world in T20 cricket.
In the 296 T20 matches that Gayle has played, he has scored 10,155 runs at an average of 39.98 and a strike rate of 148.74. He has also scored 18 centuries and 61 half-centuries during his tenure as a T20 mercenary. Gayle has also picked up 77 wickets in his T20 career at an average of 30.42, a strike rate of 24.2 and an economy rate of 7.54.
As far as representing his nation is concerned, Gayle has scored 1,537 runs in 51 T20Is at average of 34.93 and a strike rate of 144.45. He has 17 wickets under his belt in this form of the game, which have come at an average of 22.17, an economy rate of 7.09 and a strike rate of 18.7.
Here is video of how things would appear if Gayle was a right-handed batsman: