Thursday, 18 July 2019

Tag Archives: Chris Gayle

Gayle strikes as Windies see off Afghanistan in World Cup

BIRMINGHAM: Chris Gayle removed Afghanistan top-scorer Ikram Alikhil with his tame off-breaks as the West Indies secured just their second win of a chastening World Cup campaign. The Caribbean side scored 311 for six in their 50 overs in Leeds and although the Afghans put up a brave fight, they ...

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Chris Gayle delays retirement

LONDON: West Indies opener Chris Gayle wants to play the home series against India in August-September reversing his earlier decision to quit international cricket after the ongoing World Cup, the batsman said on Wednesday. The 39-year-old had earlier this year announced his plans to retire after the World Cup to ...

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England look to continue dominance against spirited West Indies

SOUTHAMPTON: After a convincing 106-run victory over Bangladesh, England will be up against a vibrant West Indies unit in their fourth match of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. After a shocking defeat to Pakistan, England aced every department against Bangladesh, as they first put up 386/6 on board ...

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Sir Vivian Richards, Gayle congratulates Pakistan

LONDON: West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle congratulated Pakistan over the side’s ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 win over England on Monday. Good bounce back from, Pakistan 🇵🇰 #CWC19 — Chris Gayle (@henrygayle) June 3, 2019 Sir Vivian Richards: Well done Pakistan Team Pakistan ended their losing streak with a 14-run ...

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Chris Gayle: I am known as a six machine

JAMAICA: Cricket master blaster talked about his six-hitting ability in an interview with former cricketer Ian Bishop and said he is known as a six machine. The 39-year-old left-handed batsman said it is natural for him to try to hit sixes. Seeing the ball flying over the boundary gives me ...

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Chris Gayle to retire from ODIs after World Cup 2019

LONDON: Chris Gayle, a big-hitting West Indies opener, announced that he will retire from one-day international cricket after  World Cup 2019.  WIndies begin their bid for a third World Cup title on May 31 against Pakistan. Gayle said  that he can bow out in style after a 20-year career built ...

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Gayle, Lewis back in Windies squad for England ODIs

ST LUCIA: Gayle last played for West Indies during the home ODI series against Bangladesh in July 2018, and had made himself unavailable for the tours of India and Bangladesh over the 2018-19 winter in order to play the Afghanistan Premier League and the T10 League. Lewis had withdrawn from ...

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Chris Gayle wins Australia masseuse defamation payout

SYDNEY: West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle Monday won a Aus$300,000 (US$221,000) payout from an Australian media group which claimed he exposed himself to a massage therapist. The all-rounder was accused by Fairfax Media, publisher of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, in a series of stories in the ...

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Gayle unavailable, Pollard and Bravo back for West Indies

JAMAICA: West Indies welcomed back batsman Darren Bravo and all-rounder Kieron Pollard to their limited-overs squad but opener Chris Gayle has decided to skip their series in India and Bangladesh, Cricket West Indies has said. Bravo, whose stance and bat swing is modelled on his illustrious cousin Brian Lara, returns ...

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Gayle foresees sixes at 2019 World Cup

JAMAICA: West Indies batsman Chris Gayle is confident he will still be hitting sixes at the World Cup next year and insists his explosive style has changed the one-day game. Gayle is a well known one-day mercenary appearing in T20 events around the world. He hit 142 runs in a ...

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