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- Gayle announced his retirement after ODI series against India
- In his last international innings, Gayle hit 5 sixes and 8 fours.
- After Gayle was dismissed, the entire Indian team greeted Farewell
- Helmet leg on the bat Gale returned accepting the audience
- Gayle's ODI career The 301st match therefore wore the 301 number jersey
Port of Spain
The third and last ODI match played at the Port of Spain between India and the West Indies was special for Universe Boss Chris Gayle . Gayle has announced his retirement from his international career after this ODI series and this was probably the last time Chris Gayle wore the red jersey for the Windies team for the last time. Gayle won the hearts of his fans by playing a 72-run innings in a hawkish manner here.
Gayle appeared in his last international innings in the same style for which he is known. In his last international innings, Gayle faced 41 balls and during this period, he hit a brilliant 72 runs by raining 5 sixes and 8 fours. On the bowling of young bowler Khalil Ahmed, he returned his pavilion to Virat Kohli.
India vs West Indies: Third ODI, Scorecard
Before this match, this champion player was not in rhythm at all. In the first two matches of this 3-match ODI series, Gayle, who called himself the Universe Boss, was able to score only 15 runs (4 and 11). But this time, when he took the bat, then he finished his run of runs and batting in his familiar style. This fifty was the 54th half century of his ODI career in this innings. When 39-year-old Gayle returned to the pavilion, the entire Indian team saluted his last innings and sent him off the field.
Chris Gayle returned to the pavilion from the ground in Universe Boss style. On his way out of the field, Gayle applied his helmet on top of the bat. West Indies players also stood up and greeted him. It was the 301st match of Gayle's ODI career and today he wore the jersey of number 301 for this. Gayle has scored 10480 runs in 301 matches with 25 centuries and 54 half-centuries in his 20-year-long career.
In addition to ODIs, he has scored 7214 runs in 103 Tests with 15 centuries. Gayle has not played Test cricket since 2014. Talking about his T20 international career, he has 1627 runs in 58 matches.