In a recent interview, Gayle joined the QA session with ESPNcrincinfo and answered several interesting questions. Read More [Video] On This Day: Lasith Malinga revolutionalised the limited over format for good, took 4 wickets in 4 balls
The first question he was asked about his fantasy franchise name, Chris Gayle chuckled and said Six Machines. Chris Gayle named his former IPL hometown Chinnaswamy as his most favorite stadium to hit sixes in. Check out his fantastic century at chinnamswamy against KXIP here https://www.iplt20.com/video/14905/m40-rcb-vs-kxip-chris-gayle-100
Chris named Rohit Sharma, Nicolas Pooran and Andre Russell as three crucial cricketers he would like to include in his T20 XI. Rohit Sharma in top 2 in the list of most international sixes by an indiviudal. On asking whom he would like to play himself in an movie about his life, Gayle mentioned, "Jamie Foxx". One f the interesting questions was if kohli and yuvraj are throwing party on same night who he would he prefer, Gayle smiled and replied that he would go with Yuvraj Singh.
Gayle wore a special jersey number 301 on his last ever ODI against India as he was playing his 301st ODI.In December 2020, Gayle was included in the ICC T20I Team of the Decade. Chris Gayle has scored 4,316 runs in IPL in the 119 games he has had played at an astounding average of 41. Gayle suavely commented that the best bowler he has faced hasn;t born yet.
The Gaylestorm has been one of the influential assets to ever grace the shortest format, with 416 matches T20 matches he has played Gayle registered 13,720 runs becoming the only player to cross 10 thousand mark in T20s. Gayle was asked which one cricketer can break this record of 10 thousand T20 runs, "Kieron Pollard is the closest one and he will get at it eventually", he replied. Gayle further reckoned David Warner as the Non-West Indian who possesses the West Indian swagger in essence.
Chris Gayle holds the record for most centuries in Twenty20 cricket that is 22. Gayle has scored 42 international centuries, which includes 15 Tests, 25 ODIs and 2 T20I centuries. He was also the First cricketer to score centuries in all formats of the game.