Chris Gayle And His Five Big Controversies

Updated - 15 Mar 2020, 01:10 AM

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Chris Gayle. Credit: Getty Images

West Indies’ explosive opener, Chris Gayle is certainly one of the legends of the game. Gayle has been an entertainer in world cricket and bowlers fear to face him on the field.

He can rip apart any bowling line up in the world as he has the ability to smash balls all around the ground for fun. Chris Gayle is one of the most destructive batsmen ever to have stepped on to the field of cricket.

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Chris Gayle. (Credit: Getty Images)

However, Gayle’s career has never been shy from controversies. The explosive left-hander has had a fair share of hand in controversies during his career. Today, we look at the top five controversies that Chris Gayle has been involved in.

Chris Gayle And His Five Big Controversies

Caught With Three Girls In His Room During The 2012 T20 World Cup

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Gayle is always seen partying outside the grounds. During the 2012 World T20, he was seen in a Sri Lankan hotel room with three British girls in a very suspicious condition.

However, soon after, the bodyguard of the West Indies team called the police and handed over the three girls to the police and Gayle’s name was saved from being hampered.

Flirted With An Anchor In The Big Bash League

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Chris Gayle drew flak after a controversial comment in BPL. Photo Credit: BPL/CA.

Gayle was also seen flirting with a TV presenter in the Big Bash League in Australia, when he told a TV presenter named Mel McLaughlin, “I score runs so that I get to talk to you and get to see you closely.”

Spat With Kieron Pollard In IPL 8

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Gayle and Pollard Image Source: Twitter

During a match between RCB and Mumbai Indians in IPL-8, Gayle fought with player Kieron Pollard of his own country.

There was a fierce debate between these two players. However, after the umpires explained to both of them and asked to be quiet, the spat came to a close and Pollard angrily taped his mouth.

Strip Dance With Sherlyn Chopra

Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle

Once Gayle demanded a strip dance with Sherlyn Chopra during a party. After this, Sherlyn was also seen taking off Gayle’s T-shirt. Sherlyn had revealed that Gayle had also demanded to date him.

Posted A Picture Of Strip Club At Home

While posting a picture of a homemade stripping club on social media, Chris Gayle wrote, “If you don’t have a stripping club in your house, you are not a player.”

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