Hindu – Stuart Law defended out-of-form Chris Gayle, saying critics who suggest his international career may be over ‘write him off at your peril.

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  • Stuart Law defended out-of-form Chris Gayle, saying critics who suggest his international career may be over ‘write him off at your peril.’
  • | Photo Credit: APWest Indies cricket coach Stuart Law has defended out-of-form batsman Chris Gayle, saying critics who suggest his international career may be over “write him off at your peril.”
  • The 38-year-old Gayle scored only 38 runs in four innings on the West Indies’ disastrous tour to New Zealand which ended on Wednesday with a 119-run loss in the third Twenty20 international.
  • Gayle came to New Zealand immediately after scoring 146 from 69 balls for the Rangpur Riders in the final of the Bangladesh Premier League, after which he proclaimed himself the best T20 batsman in world cricket.
  • Law said the West Indies’ form in New Zealand was disappointing but was due in part to the absence of a number of senior players who were key contributors to the team’s win in the World T20 two years ago.


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