West Indies left-arm batsman Chris Gayle received a standing ovation from his teammates in Saturday’s match against Australia in Abu Dhabi as part of the T20 World Cup. News is coming that Gayle has retired due to this. However, Gayle did not make any official statement on this. He also greeted the audience with a bat as he walked to the pavilion. Gayle made 15 off nine balls in the match and was bowled by Pat Cummins. If Gayle is going out .. “We know this is the last time we see Chris Gayle in West Indies colors. His colleagues praised him, “said Bishop Live on Air.
Chris Gayle made his debut in 1999. The West Indies were instrumental in winning the World Cup twice. Gayle scored 1899 runs in 79 T20s. That includes 14 of the Centuries. Gayle played 103 Tests and scored 7215 runs for the West Indies. He scored 10,480 runs in 301 ODIs. He took 259 wickets in all formats combined. Dwayne Bravo last played in the same match. It is learned that he announced his retirement after the Sri Lanka match.
Australia won the match by 8 wickets. Batting first, West Indies lost seven wickets for 157 runs in 20 overs. Lewis scored 29 off 26 balls (five fours) and Pollard 44 off 31 balls (four fours, one six). At the end, Russell was unbeaten on 18 off 7 balls (one four, two sixes). Among the Australian bowlers, Hazlewood took 4 wickets while Starc, Cummins and Jampa took one wicket each.
The Aussies won by 158 runs, losing two wickets in 16.2 overs. Australia opener David Warner was involved in the match. He remained unbeaten on 89 off 56 balls (9 fours, 4 sixes) and won the toss and elected to field. Along with him, Mitchell Marsh also excelled. Marsh hit 53 off 32 balls (5 fours, 2 sixes). Aaron Finch scored 9 runs. Among the West Indies bowlers, Gayle and Hossain took one wicket each.
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