Before the World cup 2019, Universe boss Chris Gayle said that he would retire from international cricket after the ICC cricket world cup 2019. He is currently playing in the CWC 2019. But Now Gayle Decided to retire after the home series against India. This series will happen after the world cup.
Chris Gayle Said,
“It’s still not the end. I still have a few games to go. Maybe another series to go, as well. Who knows, we will see what happens. My plans after the World Cup? I may play a Test match against India and then I will definitely play the ODIs against India. I won’t play the T20s. That’s my plan after the World Cup.”
West Indies media manager Philip Spooner later confirmed that the assignment against India will be Gayle’s last in national colors. “Yes, Chris will play his last series against India,” Spooner told PTI.
India tour of the West Indies will start on August 3. Windies and India will play 3 T20Is, 3 ODs and two tests during this series. Chris Gayle will only play one test and ODI series. He will not take part in the T20i series.
Chris Gayle has played 294 ODIs for West Indies and made 10345 runs at an average of 38.03. He scored 25 centuries and 53 half centuries. Gayle also scored a double century in IDIs. His highest score in one day cricket is 215. Chris has played 103 tests and makes 7215 runs for windies at an average of 42.19. In which he can score 15 centuries and 37 half centuries. He played his last test in 2014 against Bangladesh. His highest score in test cricket is 333.
Gayle has played 58 T20Is for Windies and scores 1627 runs with an average of 32.54. He scored 13 fifties and two centuries in T20I cricket. His highest score in T20i cricket is 117.