West Indies Cricket: Chris Gayle Will Retire After 2019 World Cup
Cricket West Indies have affirmed that Chris Gayle is to resign from ODIs following the Cricket World Cup.
The explosive batsman is second only to the unbelievable Brian Lara in the rundown of most ODI runs scored by a West Indies player, having scored 9,672 to date.
Gayle has played 281 50-over matches in his cricketing career so far, scoring 23 hundreds – the most by a West Indian in the format.
He additionally holds the record for the highest score of 215 which he scored in the last version of the World Cup against Zimbabwe. Gayle has additionally gotten 165 wickets in this format till now.
The 39-year-old’s association in one-day cricket has dwindled lately because of his spells in different worldly Twenty20 competitions.
Gayle was incorporated for the Windies’ initial two ODIs of the five-coordinate arrangement with England, with the first set to be played in Bridgetown on Wednesday.
BREAKING NEWS – WINDIES batsman Chris Gayle has announced he will retire from One-day Internationals following the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 England & Wales. (More to come) #MenInMaroon #ItsOurGame pic.twitter.com/AXnS4umHw2
— Windies Cricket (@windiescricket) February 17, 2019
— SPN- Sports (@SPNSportsIndia) February 17, 2019
I hear Chris Gayle has announced he will retire. A true modern great… And honestly one of the most powerful batsmen in history.
That knock at the Oval where he literally hit Brett Lee out the ground multiple times…unforgettable.
— Jack Mendel (@Mendelpol) February 17, 2019
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