Chris Gayle describes himself as the ‘greatest player in the world’ – The Cricket Times

West Indies swashbuckling opening batsman Chris Gayle, who not too long ago introduced that he would bid adieu to ODIs after the 2019 Global Cup 2019 in England and Wales, has described himself because the ‘largest participant on the earth’.

When requested if he’s glad together with his profession, the 39-year-old stated that he’s an ideal guy and would take the tag of the ‘Universe Boss’ to his grave.

“You’re having a look at an ideal guy.I’m the best participant on the earth. After all, I’m nonetheless the Universe Boss. That may by no means trade. I’ll take that to the grave,” ESPNcricinfo quoted Gayle as pronouncing.

Taking a look ahead to a fairy-tale swansong by means of profitable the ICC match, Gayle stated that it’s time to offer children anopportunity to return ahead and display their skill.

“Sure, I’m having a look to attract the road after the Global Cup. Or must I say lower the string? Indisputably, in 50-over cricket, the Global Cup is the top for me. I’ll let the kids have some amusing and I will take a seat again within the birthday party stand and watch them have some amusing,” Gayle stated.

“Profitable the Global Cup can be a fairy-tale end. The children owe it to me to win. They have got to try this for me and take a look at and get me the trophy. I’ll be having a look to place my enter in as smartly,” he added.

Then again, it’ll no longer be an finish of Gayle’s world profession as he has no longer dominated himself out of taking part in for the Windies within the ICC T20 Global Cup in Australia in overdue 2020.

Gayle may be in a position to function in ECB’s inaugural hundred-ball festival in 2020.

“If I don’t get started it, it received’t be a match. I suppose England must invite me over. Then I’ll explode the match and say ‘thanks guys; usher in a young person now.’ I’ll set the rage like I did in all tournaments world wide,” the Jamaican celebrity stated.

“I’m in excellent situation. The frame is feeling excellent and I’m happy with that. I’ve misplaced slightly of weight and I don’t wish to get too giant. I’m nonetheless operating on my six pack. I’m seeking to stay alongside of the kids within the box who’re like cats the best way they chase the ball. I nonetheless have it in me and I’m nonetheless playing it,” he persisted.

In the meantime, Gayle is simply 273 runs brief of turning into the 14th guy and 2d West Indies participant to attain 10,000 runs in ODIs.

The part-time off-spinner, who has a complete of 255 scalps to his title within the 3 codecs, will glance to achieve the 10,000-run mark when he’ll lock horns with England within the five-match ODI collection beginning on February 20.

Gayle can also be noticed in motion all through the 12th version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) starting March 23, the place he’ll open for Kings XI Punjab in conjunction with KL Rahul.

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