After the last ODI between India versus West Indies match, everyone was thinking that Chris Gayle will retire from international cricket. He played a blistering knock, and India’s player gave him a retirement farewell. But after the match, Chris Gayle said that I have no plan to retire.
“I(Chris Gayle) didn’t announce any retirement. Yeah, I am (still with West Indies cricket) until any further notice,” Gayle told West Indies Cricket.
— Windies Cricket (@windiescricket) August 14, 2019
Chris Gayle has played 301 ODI matches for West Indies and becomes the highest Run getter for windies, going surpass to Brian Lara. He made his ODI debut against India in 1999. Everyone knows him as the Universe boss. Gayle hit 25 centuries in the ODIs and 54 Half-centuries.
West Indies lost the three matches ODI series by 2-0
After winning the T20I series, India also won the ODI series and now aims to win the test series. Virat Kohli scored two brilliant centuries and awarded with the player of the series Award. West Indies can try to fight back in the two-match test series by winning.
After losing the series, West Indies captain Jason Holder said, “We had to give ourselves a bit of time. I think the batters did a reasonable job. We were always in the game but credit to the Indian players. We let ourselves down in the recent past, and we’ll have to find ways. There’s a lot of work to be done. We’ve got to turn things around; it’s a matter of Test guys to put their hands up and turn the fortunes.”
India have won each of their last nine bilateral series against WI
3-1 in India, 2006/07
2-1 in Windies, 2009
3-2 in West Indies, 2011
4-1 in India, 2011/12
2-1 in India, 2013/14
2-1 in India, 2014/15
3-1 in Windies, 2017
3-1 in India, 2018/19
2-0 in West Indies, 2019