- Australia beat Windies by 8 wickets in last league match
- Chris Gayle hits 1045th six of T20 career
- Pat Cummins ends Gayle’s 15-run knock
Has West Indies explosive opener Chris Gayle left cricket? The manner in which Gayle greeted the spectators with a bat on his way to the pavilion after scoring 15 runs in the Group 1 match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Super 12 stage against Australia has raised questions as to whether this will be Gayle’s last international match. was the match?
However, no official statement has come from GAIL regarding this yet. Gayle returned to the pavilion after scoring just 15 runs against Australia. Gayle’s performance in the current T20 World Cup was nothing special. He failed to play big innings in this tournament.
The Windies team missed out on a place in the semi-finals. West Indies lost by 8 wickets in the last match against Australia (AUS vs WI T20 World Cup) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Andre Russell and Dwayne Bravo left-handed batsman Gayle was seen hugging him at the boundary line.
Australian players gave guard of honor
Apart from this, Gayle and Dwayne Bravo were given guard of honor by the Australian players after the match. Bravo had already announced that this would be his last tournament. But there has been no indication from Gayle.
1045th six of T20 cricket
Gayle, popularly known as Universe Boss, hit his 1045th six in T20 cricket during this period. Pacer Pat Cummins ended Gayle’s innings. The 42-year-old has expressed his desire to play in the 2022 T20 World Cup. Commentators Ian Bishop and Darren Sammy from the commentary box were also seen showering praise on Gayle as he headed towards the pavilion.
Gayle’s international cricket career
Gayle, who made his international debut in 1999, has scored a total of 1899 runs in 79 T20 Internationals. During this, his batting average has been 28.11 while the strike rate has been 137.31. Gayle has scored 7214 runs in 103 Test matches while he has 10480 runs in 301 One Day Internationals.