In 2005, West Indies Disaster Machine Chris Gayle underwent an surgery to repair a hole in his heart, a fact which is not known to all. Chris Gayle is in Delhi to talk about his biography Six Machine. In a candid interview, Chris Gayle revealed that he underwent a heart surgery in Australia way back in 2005. During the West Indies tour to Australia and he had to miss the third and final Test against Australia in Adelaide.
Chris Gayle realised the importance of life after Heart surgery.
During the launch of his autobiography Six Machine, Chris Gayle said, “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. Back then, I realised the importance of life. It was a life changing moment for me. Thereafter I decided to enjoy my life to the fullest and I am still doing so.”
Chris Gayle also said he has now matured and responsible man after becoming a father, “It’s definitely a new challenge to be a family man but I now can proudly say that I am a father of a beautiful daughter. It’s a different feeling altogether.”
Chris Gayle’s autobiography covers his journey from a young Jamaican boy to being the cricketer that he is at present. Chris Gayle launched his book in India along with BCCI President Anurag Thakur and Virender Sehwag at an event in New Delhi. The ‘Six Machine’ book covers about his personal life and career.