In the final PCB list of players who have been released by their franchisees, Karachi Kings have released Chris Gayle, Kumar Sangakkara and Kieron Pollard.
Trinbago Knight Riders beat St Kitts and Nevis Patriots by three wickets and lift the title for the second time. TKR were is trouble but a stunning innings from Kevon Cooper turned it around.
Allrounder Pollard was the first to be chosen by Bloemfontein after which Cape Town Knight Riders recruited Chris Gayle and Pretoria Mavericks went for Dwayne Bravo as the fifth International marquee player.
While Chris Gayle last played an ODI for the West Indies in March, 2015, Marlon Samuels’ last appearance came back in October, 2016. West Indies will play one ODI against Ireland and five against England.
Chris Gayle too has been part of pay disputes between West Indies players and the board. The left-hander has urged senior players to not give up under pressure from Cricket Australia.
Chris Gayle sets social media on fire. Not for his batting but dance move on Sunny Leone’s popular song ‘Laila’. See the video of the belligerent left-hander’s dance moves.
West Indies opener Chris Gayle is keen to invest in ISL-type franchise. The belligerent left-hander revealed there are projects under the table and are being discussed. It remains to be seen which team Gayle invests in.
Cricket West Indies (CWI) showed it was willing to welcome back top players on Thursday when it cleared Darren Bravo to play in all forms of cricket after the batsman apologised to the board and its president, Dave Cameron, for a Twitter outburst.
Gayle, who hosted the Indian side for dinner during their West Indies tour, has developed a special friendship with the Indian players during his Indian Premier League stint. The Indians were in West Indies for a five-match ODI series and a one-off T20I.
West Indies aggressive batsman Chris Gayle shares a great bond with the Indian players. Having been a part of the Indian Premier League, Gayle has developed a great friendship with Indian cricketers and the left-hander gave another instance of this when he hosted a team dinner for Indian side.
The five-match ODI series was woefully lopsided, but the one-off T20I match promises a more even contest with the return of Chris Gayle and Co. For the record, India have only ever beaten Windies twice in this format in seven matches.
Throughout the one-day series, Kohli has reiterated his stance that each match will be treated as an important one as India kept going in with full strength squad. But in the one-off T20, he might include young Rishabh Pant who has been warming the bench.
Chris Gayle, who hasn’t played an international match since West Indies’ triumphant 2016 World T20I campaign in India, has been recalled to the squad for the one-off T20 International against India at Sabina Park.
Chris Gayle, Andrew Flintoff and Kevin Pietersen were a part of the same team after the three cricketers were included in Piers Morgan’s Family XI to play against Newick Cricket Club. Morgan’s side rode on a match-winning effort from Flintoff who scored 69 runs off 26 deliveries.
Chris Gayle, Andrew Flintoff and Kevin Pietersen will be a part of same team after the three cricketers were included in Piers Morgan’s Family XI to play against Newick Cricket Club on Sunday.