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Gayle has 23 ODI lots of to this point © Getty
Veteran Windies opening batsman Chris Gayle has introduced that he’ll give up ODI cricket after the 2019 World Cup.
Gayle is the second highest rungetter for the Windies in 50-over cricket after Brian Lara and is simply 223 runs runs wanting touching 10000 runs within the format. He additionally holds the Windies report for many lots of in ODI cricket. In 2015, he turned the primary Windies batsman to strike a double century within the format when he made 215 towards Zimbabwe in a World Cup group sport.
The 39-year-old, regardless of not that includes recurrently for the Windies, is anticipated to play within the showpiece occasion in England this yr. Publish the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, the left-hander has performed solely 15 ODIs together with the World Cup Qualifiers final yr in Zimbabwe.
Gayle has been recalled to the Windies ODI squad for the house collection towards England that kicks off on Wednesday in Barbados. “It’s good to be again firstly of a giant yr,” Gayle mentioned. “It is a chance that it is likely to be the final time they get to see me on native soil.
“In 50 over cricket, positively the World Cup is the top. I am trying to attract the road there or ought to I say minimize the string, let the children have some enjoyable and I can sit again within the social gathering stand and watch them have some enjoyable. Successful the World Cup can be the fairy story, the children owe it to me. They’ve to try this for me and try to get me the trophy. I will be seeking to put my enter in as nicely.”