Chris Gayle Claims Being Victimised in Sexism Row


London. West Indies star Chris Gayle said on Friday he was the casualty of "twofold benchmarks" in the wake of starting a sexism column with remarks he made to a female TV correspondent in Australia. Gayle, 36, experienced harsh criticism for asking Australian telecaster Mel McLaughlin out on the town in a live TV meeting amid a Big Bash Twenty20 diversion in January.


"I needed to see your eyes surprisingly, ideally we can win this diversion and afterward we can have a beverage after also," said opening batsman Gayle, before including: "Don't redden, infant."


Gayle was broadly censured by players at various times for his comments, and additionally by Cricket Australia.


The Melbourne Renegades establishment fined him 10,000 Australian dollars (USD 7,400) and ruled against restoring his agreement.


He fanned the blazes further with the late production of his collection of memoirs and in a meeting a month ago with a female writer in The Times magazine.


In the article, the Jamaican gloated of his, "enormous bat".


He additionally inquired as to whether she had ever "had" a dark man and been in a trio.


Gayle stays one of the greatest attract cards world cricket and has quite recently begun a stretch with Somerset in English cricket's local T20 Blast occasion, having appreciated a fruitful spell with the southwest province in 2015.