24.com – Chester-le-Street – Chris Gayle said opening partner Evin Lewis was “one to look out for” after the West Indies duo combined to good effect in a Twenty20 international against England on Saturday.

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  • Chester-le-Street – Chris Gayle said opening partner Evin Lewis was “one to look out for” after the West Indies duo combined to good effect in a Twenty20 international against England on Saturday.
  • The powerful Jamaica left-hander, who did not feature in West Indies’ recent 2-1 Test series loss in England, hit three fours and four sixes in just 21 balls after England captain Eoin Morgan sent the tourists into bat.
  • “I’ve been playing cricket in the CPL (Caribbean Premier League) so came over with a bit of form,” Gayle told Sky Sports during the innings break.
  • “The 37-year-old Gayle, in common with several senior West Indies players, had been involved in a bitter dispute with Caribbean cricket chiefs.
  • “I’m enjoying batting with Evin,” said Gayle.


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