Chris Gayle Is A Legend And A Hero For The Youngsters – Darren Bravo
The upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 set to watch quite a few legendary players calling curtains on their International career. One of them would be Chris Gayle, who recently confirmed that he is not going to don Windies Jersey in ODI format after the completion of ICC World Cup 2019. Meanwhile, Darren Bravo lauds Chris Gayle’s incredible effort for West Indies.
Gayle holds the record for most centuries by a West Indian in ODIs, with 24, as well as the highest score of 215, which he scored in the last edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2015 against Zimbabwe. Gayle is also handy with the ball, picking up 165 wickets.
Chris Gayle has achieved a lot – Darren Bravo
Speaking of the World Boss, Darren Bravo quoted that they are happy to have him in the team. He termed that Gayle is the real hero for the youngster and a legend of the game. Bravo also highlighted the records registered by Chris Gayle in International cricket.
“He’s definitely a hero to the young players. Not even a hero; he’s a legend. The experience of having Chris in the dressing room is priceless. He puts a smile on each and every player’s face. And, as you can see when we go out there, we really enjoy our cricket. If you look at the stats, he’s achieved a lot at the international level. He’s a special player. We’re really happy to have him,” ICC quoted Bravo, as saying.
Chris Gayle is striking it well:
Further, Darren Bravo quoted that they are quite happy to have him in the side. He believes that Gayle’s experience is an asset for the team, who provides ample support for the youngsters. He is sure that the impact of Chris is going to be huge for Windies in the next couple of months.
”He’s getting on a bit in age, but he’s still striking the ball nicely, so that is the most important thing,” he said. “And in the dressing room, he’s always giving information, he’s helping all the youngsters. I think over the last few years he’s changed the game a little bit. He’s not going so hard as before. He understands his game pretty well. As long as it all goes well, as far as his approach is concerned, I don’t see any reason we can’t consistently cross 300,” he added.
Well, as Darren Bravo said, the presence of Chris Gayle is going to be huge for Windies. He got the capability of winning the game single-handedly by destroying any kind of bowling attack on his day.
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