Chris Gayle has become the first batsman in the world to reach the landmark of 10,000 runs in Twenty20 cricket.
The big-hitting West Indian achieved the feat during his ongoing innings for Royal Challengers Bangalore in game 20 of IPL 2017 versus Gujarat Lions on Tuesday when he steered a single to third man during the fourth over.
Grenada's Prime Minister Dr Kieth Mitchell was in Santa Cruz on Saturday where he joined cricketers Dwayne Bravo and Chris Gayle in Bravo's "Champion" dance.
They were all attending Bravo's "Children's Day" at the Brian Lara Cricket Grounds in Sam Boucaud, Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz is the hometown of Lara and the Bravo brothers.
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West Indies cricketer.Chris Gayle has named his newborn daught, "Blush", after January's Big Bash 'don't blush baby' scandal.
Gayle took to social media to welcome the arrival of his first daughter, having left his Indian Premier League club Royal Challengers Bangalore to rush back to the Caribbean to be with his partner for the birth.
"We would like to welcome the arrival of our beautiful daughter 'Blush' to this world 2 hours ago, Thank God" Gayle posted on his social accounts, along with a photo of his partner Tasha.
The family of the British cricketer who was murdered in this country on Sunday, is planning a memorial match in London to honour him.
West Indian cricket star Chris Gayle is among the players who will be invited to play in the match to remember Adrian St John, 22, who was shot dead on Sunday night.
Gayle founded the academy in London where St John captained the side and on Monday tweeted his sadness about the death.
A fundraising page set up in memory of St John who is an alumnae of Herts University cricket club, has raised over £6,000 in just 15 hours.
The West Indies have won their opening fixture of the T20 World Cup against England in Mumbai, with Chris Gayle setting two records for sixes in the process.
The West Indies were set 183 runs to win by England, after the West Indies won the toss and decided to bowl.
England scored 182 for 6.
The West Indies in reply, made 183 for 4 off 18.1 balls, with Chris Gayle, taking just 47 balls to reach 100, ending the game at that score not out.
West Indies batsman Chris Gayle smashed fifty from 12 balls for the Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League contest with Adelaide Strikers on Monday to match India’s Yuvraj Singh’s record for the fastest half-century in Twenty20 cricket.
West Indies batsman, Chris Gayle, has come under heavy criticism in the Australia Big Bash League for his comments towards a television presenter during an interview following his side's victory over Hobart Hurricanes.
In the interview, Gayle told Channel Ten reporter, Mel McLaughlin, "I wanted to come and have an interview with you as well," Gayle said to McLaughlin, when asked about how aggressively he had batted. "That's the reason why I'm here, just to see your eyes for the first time. It's nice so. Hopefully we can win this game and have a drink after. Don't blush, baby."