Want to inspire cricket fraternity through my book: Chris Gayle on his autobiography
By NewsX Bureau
| Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 08:31
New Delhi: Flamboyant West Indian cricketer Chris Gayle launched his autobiography 'Six Machine' In New Delhi on Friday.
The destructive batsman also opened up about his past health struggles during the launch.
“Nobody knows that I was diagnosed with a hole in my heart in Australia, not even my parents. I was forced to undergo a surgery and I only informed my parents after the procedure,” Gayle said.
Talking about the autobiography, Gayle said the book will give an insight into a different side of his life.
“It will be as much entertaining as my batting. It will bring the different side of Gayle,” he said.
The event was attended by Board of Control for Cricket in India President Anurag Thakur and former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag who showered praises on the cricketer.
“Chris Gayle is true entertainer on and off the field, a fun loving guy. He is the true ambassador of cricket,” Sehwag said.
BCCI President Anurag Thakur said that players like Gayle can melt boundaries and bring cultures together.