Christopher Henry “Chris” Gayle (born 21 September 1979) is a Jamaican cricketer who plays International cricket for the West Indies.
He is considered to be one of the most powerful batsmen in limited-overs cricket and has set numerous records in all formats of the game.
Few records created by Chris Gayle:
1.) First batsman to score a century in each of international cricket’s three formats of the game.
2.) First international player to carry his bat through the entire innings in Twenty20 International.
3.) First player to hit a six off the first ball in the history of Test cricket.
4.) First player of west indies to hit a double century in World Cup history.
5.) Only player in world cricket to hit a triple hundred in Tests, a double hundred in ODIs and a hundred in Twenty20 Internationals .
6.) He also holds a joint record along with Yuvraj Singh for hitting the fastest T20 half century in 12 balls.
7.) In World Cup 2015, he hit the fastest double century against Zimbabwe.
8.) Gayle also holds the record for highest individual score in T20 which is 175 not-out off just 66 balls against Pune Warriors India in the Indian Premier League (IPL).