Chris Gayle, Universe Boss ODI career may not have ended as the West Indies’ first game stated that “no retirement” after launching a half-century rapid-fire on India’s defeat on Wednesday.
Chris Gayle lifted his helmet on his bat and shook hands with Indian players as he left the field in the final match of the series in Port of Spain, where he crushed 72 of just 41 balls. The 39-year-old, Universe Boss, Chris Gayle received a standing ovation after what was thought to be his last international entry in the more than 50-year-old format. But later Chris Gayle announced that he did not announce retirement yet.
However, in a short clip posted to the West indies Twitter account,
Chris Gayle, Universe Boss stated
I didn’t report any retirement yet. He then added that he would be close to until further notice.
West Indies captain Jason Holder confirmed that there had been no news that Gayle gave up the ODI.
Jason Holder Said:
To my knowledge, he hasn’t retired, whose opposite number Virat Kohli saw tourists at home with the second century in a row.
But today was an example of his career. The blow he played was outstanding. He gave us a good start.
It was entertaining, it showed presence, and that’s just what people expect from Chris Gayle over the years.
On Sunday, Universe Boss Chris Gayle broke Brian Lara’s record for both ODI appearances and is running in the second game of a series that India won 2-0.