Chris Gayle’s reaction after getting out indicated that he had decided to take retirement from International Cricket after the West Indies were eliminated from the T20 World Cup 2021. The match between West Indies and Australia was meant to be the last for two legends of the game, Christopher Henry Gayle and Dwayne Bravo. But after the match, the Caribbean Giant expressed his desire to retire after getting to play a match in front of his home crowd in Jamaica.
Gayle’s reaction after getting his last wicket:
The incident happened in the 2nd inning. Gayle came to bowl the 16th over and with 1 run to get, he took the wicket of Mitchell Marsh in the last ball of the only over he bowled in the match. Gayle’s reaction after getting his last wicket was he ran towards Marsh who was walking back to the pavilion and gave him a tight hug and a tap on the back. See the video here.
Gayle ❤️ celebrating his last wicket with Batsmen #T20WorldCup21
— Dilse FAN (@dilsefan1) November 6, 2021
Gayle in his Final Match:
Gayle in his final international inning scored a quickfire 15 of 9 deliveries. The Universe Boss was looking to be in his mood to put on an impactful knock for his team. The inning contained two massive sixes before Pat Cummins cleaned him up with a gem of a delivery. Ultimately West Indies managed to get 157 in 20 overs. Thanks to a decent inning of 44(31) run from Pollard. The Aussies chased it down comfortably with 8 wickets in hand and 3.4 overs to spare.
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Gayle Career Summary:
Chris Gayle made his International debut against India in 1999 in an ODI match. His career took a major turn in 2006 after the emergence of T20 cricket. He was the ambassador of the brand T20. T20 cricket made Chris Gayle “The Universe Boss”. Though the shorter format suited him the most, he was equally successful in the longest format too. With 2 Triple Hundreds and 3 Double Hundreds and a best of 333, he is also a giant in Test cricket. Alongside cricket, the whole world loved his character in him. He was always an entertainer, be it with the bat or when in the field.
6th November 2021 would remain in the books as the departure of the Universe Boss of cricket!