Chris Gayle is 6’4 tall and definitely looks big enough to be called a Boss. He has the ability to destroy any bowling attack once he settles. Chris Gayle has scored the highest number of T20 runs. He has also scored the highest number of centuries (21) in the format and the most number of fifties (71). If you compare Chris Gayle with other international cricketers, he is far ahead. Gayle is the only cricketer in the world to have scored a T20I century, an ODI double hundred and a Test triple hundred. The West Indian is the king of the shorter format of cricket. He is one of the hardest hitters of the cricket ball in the modern game. He has a “Don’t care attitude” which is loved by his fans. Do you know why Chris Gayle is called Universe Boss.
Why Chris Gayle is called Universe Boss?
Gayle himself took this nickname. He likes to referred himself as “The Universe Boss”. Gayle is also known for his fancy lifestyle. He calls himself ‘Universe Boss’ and lives like a king. He lives a very extravagant lifestyle. He also uses The Boss sticker on his bat. He was denied the permission to use the sticker of The Universe Boss on his bat by ICC.
Why ICC rejected the use of “The Universe Boss” sticker by Chris Gayle?
Gayle himself revealed that the International Cricket Council (ICC) doesn’t want him to sport ‘The Universe Boss’ sticker on his bat. ICC had asked him not to use the sticker on his bat so he shortened it to just ‘The Boss’. ICC had made the request because of copyright issues.
“ICC don’t want me to use the Universe Boss. So I have shortened it and just put ‘The Boss.’ I am the boss (laughs),” Gayle said after the match. When asked if the ICC has a copyright over ‘The Universe Boss’, Gayle said, “Yeah, yeah, yeah.. Well I’ll have to copyright it”. Gayle was further asked by the host broadcaster if the ICC is technically the “boss of cricket”, he said, “No I am. Not them, not the ICC. I am technically the boss”.
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