Gayle shared the news on social networking site Instagram.
Star batsman Chris Gayle went back to West Indies to be with his partner Natasha Berridge, who was expecting their first child.
We would like to welcome the arrival of our beautiful daughter 'Blush' to this world 2 hours ago, Thank God. #GoodHealth&Strength - The greatest gift and feelings anyone would want. Great experience witnesses every bit of it. 🙏🏿😍🍼. Have to give my blessings to Tasha, strong woman 😘. #Amen
A photo posted by KingGayle 👑 (@chrisgayle333) on Apr 20, 2016 at 8:28pm PDT
Earlier, Gayle had tweeted a picture of himself on board an aircraft, with the caption, "I'm on my way, Baby".
Gayle missed away game against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium and also the next game against Rising Pune Supergiants in Pune on Friday.