Top 5 players to watch at the World Twenty20

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CHRIS GAYLE (West Indies)

Five players to watch in the World Twenty20, whose preliminary stage starts in India on Tuesday:


Chris Gayle— The explosive batsman is one of cricket’s biggest personalities, but never far from controversy. The Jamaican was fined US$7,000 after he asked an Australian interviewer reporter out on live TV at the Big Bash. Gayle was unabashed, telling critics to kiss his “Black Rass” on social media. On the field he smashed 50 off just 12 balls for the Melbourne Renegades in January to equal the fastest half-century in T20 history.

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CHRIS GAYLE (West Indies)