Enjoying the way in which he all the time does, Chris Gayle smashed 72 runs off 41 balls, punishing the Indians bowlers with 5 sixes and 4 limitations within the 3rd and ultimate ODI between West Indies and India at Queen Park’s Oval in Trinidad on Wednesday.
After hitting one off Khaleel Ahmed’s supply directly to visiting skipper Virat Kohli, below whom he performed on the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) within the IPL, Gayle smiled as Indian gamers shook fingers with him.
Kohli even did Gayle’s conventional jig with him. The swashbuckling opener threw his bat within the air, put his helmet on best of it and walked off the sphere. He then hurled the helmet up within the air and stuck it whilst coming near the boundary ropes.
The West Indies camp gave him a status ovation because it gave the impression of Gayle may hold up his boots after the sport.
On the other hand, quashing all rumours, Gayle showed in an interview after the fit that he has now not but retired from ODI cricket.
“I didn’t announce any retirement. Yeah, I’m (nonetheless with West Indies cricket) till any longer realize,” Gayle instructed the West Indies Cricket reporter.
The query you have all been asking..has @henrygayle retired from ODI cricket?👀 #MenInMaroon #ItsOurGame percent.twitter.com/AsMUoD2Dsm
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Gayle’s blistering knock wasn’t sufficient to win the fit for the hosts as they misplaced the 3rd ODI by means of 6 wickets.
West Indies posted 240/7 in 35 overs courtesy Gayle’s innings. On the other hand, it wasn’t sufficient as Kohli scored his 43rd ODI hundred to energy India to the revised general of 255 runs in simply 33.2 overs.