Even at the age of 41, Chris Gayle’s ball musculature is among the best in the world and has not diminished with age – if at all, he has only become more mature in the world. aspects of innings construction and respect for matches and playing situations.
It’s about breaking bowlers for over 20 years on the international stage; Chris Gayle is the pioneer of T20 cricket – the ‘Universe Boss’ is arguably the greatest short-form batsman to walk on the planet, only his compatriot and captain of the West Indies, Kieron Pollard can challenge the southpaw on this throne.
Chris Gayle, who bullied even the best of bowlers, now beats at number 3, not only for the Punjab Kings in the IPL but also for the West Indies – indicating his adaptability and character to take on additional responsibilities. .
In an interview with the Hindustan Times, the Jamaican boasts – typical of Chris Gayle – about his fearful effect on bowlers.
“Bowlers are always intimidated, from the night or even the week before when they know they are going to face Chris Gayle! It is the fear that I give them. If a bowler comes in and says I’m lying, they’re the ones who are actually lying!
“Believe me! It happens over and over again – sleepless nights, team meetings where they chat about one person for two hours! This is the impact I have on the game, so do the math. . “ Chris Gayle told the Hindustan Times.
To lift the World Cup, we’re going to give our best shot: Chris Gayle
Ahead of the 2021 IPL, the left-hander made his return to the West Indies squad again in the T20 series against Sri Lanka ahead of this year’s T20 World Cup in India. Chris Gayle was one of the West Indies teams that won the 2012 and 2016 T20 World Cups, and he wants to make it a hat-trick.
The West Indies, ruled by Kieron Pollard, had been strengthened by the return of Gayle and Dwayne Bravo; Andre Russell and Sunil Narine have yet to return to the national team. With youngsters like Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Fabian Allen to add spring, the West Indies will seek their third T20 title.
“It will mean a lot to me (winning the T20 World Cup). Maybe I’ll be the first person over 40 to win the World Cup three times. It will be a triple for me – something huge and fantastic. To lift the World Cup, we’re going to give it our best shot.
“We have the players to do this. It will also be in India. This is something that we are all looking forward to and very excited about. Make history again – it will be fantastic, ” Gayle asserted.
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