Jamaican international cricketer Chris Gayle who is a star batsman and plays international cricket for West Indies national cricket team. One of the greatest T20 batsman Chris Gayle has dropped the conversation about his upcoming retirement from cricket, suggesting that he wants to remain at the crease for at least five years. Initially surprised by being drafted into a tournament when Gayle arrived in Bangladesh to play in the domestic Twenty20 league this month, claiming he was taking a break from the game. But on Thursday this hard hitter batsman said he is in good health and still getting a lot of offers.
In Bangladesh. This 40-year-old told reporters,
Many still want to see Chris Gayle in the middle. I still have that love for sports and a passion for sports. I would like to continue T20 and franchise cricket more and more, let’s talk after 5 years when it will be 45. I think this is a good number.
Although he has not appeared in the West Indies since the ODI against India in August, Gayle has kept himself open for the Twenty20 World Cup to be held in Australia in November.
“A lot of people still want to see Chris Gayle”
West Indies batting giant Chris Gayle, 40 , swats away talk of retirement from cricket, suggesting he wants at least five more years.https://t.co/mQCTXEnZll pic.twitter.com/Ij2K8OCC8h
— AFP Sport (@AFP_Sport) January 10, 2020
Former test captain of West Indies national team Gayle said, “ It would be nice as I said, the door is open for a chance. Let’s see what happened. There are some bright youths in front of us. I left the option to listen back to them and see if they wanted a Universe Boss.”
“45 is a good number. Yeah, we can target 45. Let’s target 45, that’s a good number.”https://t.co/q0qupzg45w
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) January 9, 2020
Gayle has played in several editions of the Bangladesh Premier League and is the tournament’s highest run-scorer among foreign players. As well as he is the most run-scorer for the West Indies cricket team in ODI cricket and also passed Brian Lara’s record of 10,348 runs. He made his debut this season with the Chatham Challengers on Tuesday, scoring 23 off 10 balls, including three sixes in one over, in a narrow win against the Rajshahi Royals.