I'm not leaving: Chris Gayle suggests that he will continue to play cricket
West Indian batsman Chris Gayle has hinted he has nowhere to go and despite the Windies' poor show at the recently concluded T20 World Cup, he might have cricket. For the West Indies it was an emotional end to their title defense. The two-time champions showed glimpses of their era-defining T20 strokes as they bid farewell to Dwayne Bravo and possibly Gayle. However, Gayle hinted on Thursday that he wasn't going over a cryptic tweet. "I'm not going. " tweeted Gayle. The opening strike had made it clear after the last West Indies game that he had not officially announced his retirement from international cricket as he plans to play his farewell game in his hometown of Jamaica.
Gayle was applauded on the field by his teammates as he opened batting at the T20 World Cup against Australia, and he had greeted the ground and thrown gloves into the crowd after his discharge. In addition to the outgoing Dwanye Bravo, he received an honor guard at the end of the game on his way off the field.
"I would like to play another World Cup. But I don't think they will allow me to. It was a phenomenal career. I haven't announced my resignation, but they are actually giving me a game in Jamaica to lead the way." my home audience, then I can say, 'Hey guys, thank you very much.' Let's see, "Gayle said on the ICC's Facebook live show after the game.
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"If not, I'll announce it for a long time and then join DJ Bravo in the backend and thank everyone, but I can't say that yet," he added. A veteran of 79 T20Is, 103 tests, and 301 ODIs, Gayle's international career spans 22 years and three decades.
Famous these days for his T20 legacy, Gayle was a force in all three formats. Gayle will likely be his influence on the sport's newest international format, for which he is most remembered. A two-time winner of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in 2012 and 2016, Gayle was fittingly the first player to achieve a century in this format internationally, in the first-ever T20 World Cup game.