InDaily InDaily

Support independent Journalism Donate Subscribe
Support independent journalism


Still no blushes for Gayle


Chris Gayle continues to poke fun at last month’s incident with television presenter Mel McLaughlin, telling Tom Moody not to blush in an interview during a Pakistan Super League match.

Comments Print article

Gayle was fined $10,000 by Big Bash League (BBL) franchise Melbourne Renegades and infuriated Cricket Australia officials at the start of the year.

The Jamaican slugger earned widespread condemnation for attempting to flirt with Ten Network’s McLaughlin on live TV, infamously telling her: “Don’t blush, baby”.

“A lot of things have occurred from a simple comment, a joke, a simple joke. It seems it went out of proportion,” Gayle said in a bumbling apology.

Gayle then teed off at critics in a bizarre and explicit rant on social media once the BBL season finished.

Currently in the United Arab Emirates taking part in Pakistan’s T20 league, Gayle revisited the episode unprompted.

“Cheers Tom. Don’t blush, Tom,” Gayle said after an interview with pundit and former Australia player Moody.


Make a comment View comment guidelines

Local News Matters

Media diversity is under threat in Australia – nowhere more so than in South Australia. The state needs more than one voice to guide it forward and you can help with a donation of any size to InDaily. Your contribution goes directly to helping our journalists uncover the facts. Please click below to help InDaily continue to uncover the facts.

Donate today
Powered by PressPatron


Show comments Hide comments
Will my comment be published? Read the guidelines.

More Cricket stories

Loading next article