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Chris Gayle

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Christopher Henry Gayle OD (born 21 September 1979) is a Jamaican cricketer who has been playing international cricket for the West Indies since 1999. Nicknamed "The Universe Boss", Gayle is widely regarded as the greatest batsmen ever to have played Twenty20 cricket. He played a crucial role in the West Indies teams that won the 2004 ICC Champions Trophy, 2012 ICC World Twenty20 and 2016 ICC World Twenty20. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Gayle has received more than 6,447,776 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Chris Gayle is the 22nd most popular cricketer (up from 25th in 2019), the 102nd most popular biography from Jamaica (up from 105th in 2019) and the most popular Jamaican Cricketer.

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  • 23

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  • 1.38

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  • 4.18

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among cricketers, Chris Gayle ranks 22 out of 68Before her are Shane Warne, Muttiah Muralitharan, Ravindra Jadeja, Diana Edulji, Virender Sehwag, and Shahid Afridi. After her are Wasim Akram, Sanath Jayasuriya, Yuvraj Singh, Shakib Al Hasan, James Anderson, and Shoaib Akhtar.

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Among people born in 1979, Chris Gayle ranks 848Before her are Aaron Hughes, Stjepan Jukić, Chuck Comeau, Andrew Scheer, Paolo Castellini, and Fernando Fernández. After her are Athanassios Prittas, Chris Atkinson, David Civera, Živilė Balčiūnaitė, Camel Meriem, and Andrew Buchan.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Chris Gayle ranks 102 out of 168Before her are Hansle Parchment (1990), Ray Stewart (1965), Ian Goodison (1972), Marlon James (1970), Nalo Hopkinson (1960), and Maurice Smith (1980). After her are Bounty Killer (1972), Christopher Williams (1972), Tessa Sanderson (1956), Germaine Mason (1983), Beenie Man (1973), and Tayna Lawrence (1975).

Among CRICKETERS In Jamaica

Among cricketers born in Jamaica, Chris Gayle ranks 1

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