Stabroek News – MUMBAI, India, CMC – Veteran West Indies opener Chris Gayle has listed winning next year’s World Cup in England among his remaining high priorities, as his stellar international career winds towards an end.

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  • MUMBAI, India, CMC – Veteran West Indies opener Chris Gayle has listed winning next year’s World Cup in England among his remaining high priorities, as his stellar international career winds towards an end.
  • The 38-year-old returned to West Indies one-day colours following a near 2-1/2 year break last September, and will now spearhead the Caribbean’s batting at the May 30 to July 14 World Cup.
  • “Winning the IPL this year and the World Cup for West Indies next year.
  • I believe West Indies have a big chance of winning the World Cup in 2019.
  • Ironically, Gayle almost missed out on this year’s campaign after being released by Royal Challengers Bangalore with whom he spent several seasons, and then only being picked up by Kings XI late in the draft for his base price.


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