Having made peace with the West Indies Cricket Board,Chris Gayle on Monday returned to the countrys Test side after more than 18 months. Gayle has been named in the West Indies squad for the first Test against New Zealand starting on Wednesday.
Gayle last played Test cricket during the tour of Sri Lanka in December 2010. Also back in the squad is Shivnarine Chanderpaul,who missed the last Test due to a side strain.
Squad: Darren Sammy (capt),Chris Gayle,Adrian Barath,Kieran Powell,Assad Fudadin,Shivnarine Chanderpaul,Marlon Samuels,Narsingh Deonarine,Denesh Ramdin (wk),Tino Best,Kemar Roach,Ravi Rampaul,Sunil Narine.