February 28, 2021

West Indian superstars bring back Caribbean flavour to Indian Premier League

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By Ujwal Singh from India Today There is no such thing as a sure thing till you put a West Indian cricketer and Twenty20 cricket together and then what you get is success and entertainment. The success of the Caribbean players in the shortest format of the game will force you into believing that it […]

Chris Gayle could face more sexism allegations after latest interview

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By Ali Martin From The Guardian UK West Indies batsman interviewed by the Times magazine Gayle was embroiled in a sexism row in Australia in January Chris Gayle, the West Indies batsman, could face fresh allegations of sexism following lewd remarks made to a female journalist in an interview published by the Times this Saturday. […]

Cricket: Gayle to sue for defamation

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From NZ Herald Besieged batsman Chris Gayle has declared his intent to sue Fairfax Media over allegations he exposed himself indecently. Gayle was fined $10,000 by his BBL side Melbourne Renegades following his controversial interview with Network Ten reporter Mel McLaughlin on Monday night. The following day Fairfax detailed allegations of a separate incident in the […]

Was Caribbean cricketer Chris Gayle’s come-on sexist or silly?

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From Global Voices West Indian cricketer Chris Gayle has landed himself in a firestorm of criticism after he hit on Australian sports reporter Melanie McLaughlin during a live television interview. McLaughlin was keen to talk to Gayle about his batting performance — he had just made 41 runs off a mere 15 balls during his […]

Chris Gayle fined in Big Bash League reporter ‘sexism’ row

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From BBC West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle has been fined A$10,000 ($7,200; £4,900) by his club for “inappropriate conduct” after he asked a TV reporter for a date in a live interview. Gayle was speaking to journalist Mel McLaughlin during a Big Bash League T20 match in Hobart on Monday. “To see your eyes for […]

‘I had no choice but to quit test cricket’ says axed Windies captain

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From Caribbean360 Monday May 12, 2014, CMC – Darren Sammy says his decision to quit Test cricket came after he realised he was no longer part of the future plans of the West Indies team, in the game’s longer version. The Windward Islands all-rounder, who was axed as captain last Friday after nearly four years […]

For Chris sake, it’s a hit

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By Sandip G From New India Express Depending on your perspective, Chris Gayle is the most exciting batsman in the world today or an emblem of everything that is defective with the modern game. A wholesome entertainer or a thoughtless slogger; a beguiling maverick or a greedy T20 hand-for-hire. Few modern players divide opinion like […]