Six Machine: I Don't Like Cricket... I Love It by Chris GayleSix Machine: I Don't Like Cricket... I Love It by Chris Gayle

Six Machine: I Don't Like Cricket... I Love It

byChris Gayle

Paperback | November 22, 2016

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Chris Gayle is the only man to have ever hit a six off the first ball of a Test match. But then producing the impossible is an everyday act for the West Indies legend: the first man to smash an international T20 century, the first to hit a World Cup 200, the fastest century in the history of the game. Off the pitch he is even more flamboyant: he plays late, parties later, demolishes a king-size pile of pancakes and then strolls out to mangle another hapless bowling attack.

But do we really know him? Do we know what took a shy, skinny kid from a cramped tin-roofed shack in the dusty back streets of Kingston to the very top of the cricket world - without losing himself along the way? A story not just of sporting genius but of battling prejudice, this unputdowneable memoir will leave you reeling. Welcome to the world of the Six Machine.
Chris Gayle captained the West Indies from 2007 to 2010, when he was the first ever player to hit a six off the first ball of a Test match, and then became one of only four players to score two triple centuries at Test level. Aged 35, he has played for 14 teams across seven countries and five continents, and is now the world's finest e...
Title:Six Machine: I Don't Like Cricket... I Love ItFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:304 pages, 9.25 × 6.01 × 0.9 inShipping dimensions:9.25 × 6.01 × 0.9 inPublished:November 22, 2016Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0241256348

ISBN - 13:9780241256343


Editorial Reviews

It feels like at any time, somewhere, Chris Gayle is hitting someone for six. There is hardly a record he does not ownGuardian

The Zlatan Ibrahimovic of cricketMirror

Hard hitting! Explosive! GET IT!—Kevin Pietersen