The Big Hitting Left Handed Opening Batsman of Caribbean Cricket Team Chris Gayle has been announced his retirement from the one day international after the complete of Cricket World cup 2019 England and Wales. He will be recalled by the windies for the first two One day game against England and this is the best preparation for this world cup. Chris Gayle recently played for national team during a home series against Bangladesh in july 2018.
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
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Universe Boss of the Cricket Chris Gayle who hold the West Indian records of Most ODI Hundreds with 23 and also the second position on the leading run scorer in 50 over odi cricket format with 9727 runs. He just behind to Brian Lara who scored 10405 in ODI career.
Gayle scored 215 run against Zimbabwe in the world cup 2015 are the highest limited over score by the west indies batsman in the Fifty over cricket.
On the Previous Year, Gayle has been equalled to Shahid Afridi’s Most number of Sixes records in all three international format as both batsman have 476 six with their name and after then Brendon McCullum who hitting 398 sixes.
But if we look at the record archieved by the Both Batsman then Gayle made it in 443 matches while afridi reched the landmark on 524 matches.
Pakistan’s Afridi Who hits 351 sixes in ODIs, 73 sixes in T20Is and 52 in Tests while on the other hand Gayle has smashed 275 sixes in ODIs, 103 sixes in T20Is and 98 maximums in the longest format of the game.
“We welcome the return of Chris Gayle who missed the last two series and Ashley Nurse from injury. We are pleased to introduce Nicholas Pooran to the ODI cricket for the first time,” Windies chairman of selectors Courtney Browne had said.