West Indies dashing opener Chris Gayle has blown hot and cold in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019. He has failed to convert the starts into big knocks as his team hangs by the wire as more defeat will end their World Cup journey. The team from the Caribbean Islands play India next on June 27 (Thursday) at the Old Trafford in Manchester.
Gayle sees himself as one of the West Indies legends
Meanwhile, Gayle grabbed headlines after reversing his decision of retirement. The tall and lanky batsman who announced his retirement after the World Cup has now decided to play the series against India before bidding farewell to cricket. Speaking on the eve of the match against India, Chris Gayle admitted he sees himself as one of the West Indies legends.
“I’m definitely up there. I’m definitely up there with the greats without a doubt,” Gayle answered in brief when an Indian journalist where he sees himself among the greats of West Indies cricket.
Chris Gayle had had a roller-coaster ride in the last two decades for West Indies cricket when the performance of the assortment of islands reached an all-time low. His contribution to West Indies cricket is immense and will leave a legacy of himself. The Universe Boss admitted that he has enjoyed each moment and made some great memories along the journey.
“But like I say, it’s been a lot of ups and downs. I have got to say I really enjoy each and every moment. But we share some quality moments with some quality players as well,” Gayle added.
In conclusion, Chris Gayle said that he has still a few more games in left himself. But as of now, the giant batter needs to be at his best as West Indies look to outplay India to keep thier hopes alive in the World Cup.