5 Embarrassing off-field moments involving cricketers
These embarrassing off-field moments are something they can't get away from and the people will remind them of it again and again.
Published - Mar 4, 2019 7:31 pm
Updated - Mar 4, 2019 7:31 pm
2. Chris Gayle – Don’t blush baby
No incident might have sparked as much controversy as this one did. Chris Gayle, who is known to be a jovial and funny character, went beyond limits during the BBL 2015-16. In an interview with Australian presenter Mel McLaughlin on the sidelines during a game, he made inappropriate comments that sparked a massive controversy.
“I wanted to have an interview with you as well, that’s why I’m here. I get to see your eyes for the first time, it’s nice. Hopefully, we can win and go for a drink after. Don’t blush baby,” said the Jamaican in that interview. This, of course, didn’t go well with Mel and she got offended by the comments. Gayle was slapped with a $10,000 fine and was suspended from the league then. The Windies cricketer further caused more embarrassment when he shot an ad featuring the same lines he said in the interview.
The interview and the justification: