The left-handed destructive batsmen from Jamaica, Chris Gayle has been serving West Indies cricket with his legendary performances for over 2 decades. The veteran batsmen left the followers of the game in a shock post his retirement announcement from the One day internationals post the 12th edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Since his debut in 1999 against India at Toronto, the Windies batting legend represented the nation in 284 matches scoring with an average around 37. Not only does the Jamaican hold the record of most ODI centuries for the Caribbean nation with 23 tons to his name, but also have showcased his leading skills for West Indies test side from 2007-2010. With the big hitting shots in IPL and T2O formats across different leagues and countries, Gayle set numerous records as an individual and for the country. One can surely term his as a “legendary sportsperson” for his heroics and notable contribution to Windies cricket and dominance across the globe.
Aiming to end the 40 year drought for the nation to claim its 3rd World Cup, the star batsmen of the Caribbean nation aims to sign off his cricketing journey with his hands on the prestigious trophy.
Showcasing his desire to feature in the inaugural 100-ball competition hosted by the England and Wales Cricket Board set to launch in 2020, Chris aims to explode in the tournament. Westindies look ahead to enhance their performance against England at home followed by the tri-series against Bangladesh and Ireland before the ICC Cricket World Cup,2019.