Chris Gayle's mother dies of suspected heart attack
Created : 7 November 2018
Chris Gayle with mother and father.
Explosive Jamaica and West Indies opener Chris Gayle is in mourning following the death of his mother Hazel on Wednesday morning, reportedly of a heart attack.
Shortly after news broke of her passing, Cricket West Indies President Dave Cameron offered a message of sympathy on behalf of the Windies Board.
“On behalf of CWI @windiescricket we would like to send condolences to @henrygayle, Dulla, Michelle, Lyndon and Vanclive on the passing of their mom and also to Mr Gayle and the rest of the Gayle family and friends,” Cameron posted Wednesday morning.
The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA), through a Facebook post, also expressed condolences to Gayle's family.
“The Jamaica Cricket Association is today sending its deepest, heartfelt condolence to Christopher Gayle as he mourns the passing of his mother. Our prayers are with you Chris and the entire family. We hope that the happy memories you shared over the years will be a tower of strength,” said the statement from the JCA.