The 'Universe Boss', that he is fondly called, is one of the most dangerous opening batsmen in every format of the game.
The Jamaican will be playing for the West Indies against Pakistan in UAE during the limited overs' tournament.
As Gayle celebrates his 37th birthday, here is how cricketers greeted the West Indies dasher:
Happy birthday to one of the most enthusiastic and joyous souls on and off field @henrygayle! May life be as fantastic as your sixes :)— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 21, 2016
A very happy birthday @henrygayle! Wishing a wonderful year ahead!— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) September 21, 2016