Chris Gayle was the male of the hour through the sport amongst Australia and West Indies on Saturday. Donning a beaming smile and sun shades under a helmet, the ‘Universe Boss’ seemingly played his final Planet Cup recreation. Even so, the massive-hitting Jamaican is hoping to exit the international phase in entrance of his residence lovers.
The functions inside the stadium proposed this match was without a doubt Gayle’s swansong as he smashed a couple of sixes when scoring 15 operates with the bat. Later on he also bowled an around where he picked the wicket of Mitchell Marsh and really hilariously went on to hug the Australian and thanked him for the dismissal.
The Windies great was observed signing on the digital camera and also distributed his cricketing gears to the followers in the stands just after his staff shed the match by 8 wickets. Nevertheless, afterwards it came to light that he is only “semi-retired” as of now.
“I’m semi-retired. I’m a person absent,” Gayle stated forward of the match, according to a report in the t20worldcup.com
In the course of his pleasurable outing on the day, Gayle’s however one more act caught everyone’s interest. The 42-12 months-aged hilariously checked Warner’s pockets even though the latter was batting.
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Just after the match, speaking on the ICC’s post-match Fb live clearly show, Gayle clarified he has not yet retired but hinted that he is established to indication off.
“I was just having some enjoyment now. Put everything that happened aside. I was just interacting with the fans in the stand and just obtaining some enjoyable seeing as it is likely to be my previous Earth Cup video game.”
Requested to make clear, Gayle laughed: “I’d appreciate to enjoy one additional Earth Cup. But I never consider they will enable me.”
“It’s been a phenomenal vocation. I didn’t announce any retirement but they essentially give me one game in Jamaica to go in entrance of my residence crowd, then I can say ‘hey guys, thank you so a lot.”
(With PTI inputs)