Charismatic West Indies Star batsman Chirs Gayle has won a defamation case against Australian media group Fairfax media.
Fairfax Media newspaper The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times made accusations in a series of stories in January last year.
The newspaper claimed that the Chris Gayle exposed himself to team masseuse Leanne Russell in an inappropriate manner. The incident takes place in the dressing room during the 2015 cricket World cup in Australis.
Although Chris Gayle denied all the allegations and has said that the journalists who made this story wanted to destroy him. Dwayne Smith, a teammate of Chris Gayle at the time of World Cup 2015, was present in the changing room along with Chris Gayle denied all the incident and allegations made on Chris Gayle.
Supreme Court jury of New South Wales ruled the decision in favor of Chris Gayle and finding Fairfax media allegation was motivated by malice.
“At the end of the day I´m very, very happy,” Gayle said after the verdict, according to the Herald, adding that coming to court had been “very emotional”.
“I´m a good man. I´m not guilty,” he said further.
Gayle´s close friend Donovan Miller told the hearing that since the allegations the West Indian had become “scared, especially (around) females and he always feels someone is out to get him”.