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‘I Wasn’t Getting The Respect I Deserved’ – Gayle Explains Decision To Stay Out Of IPL Draft

West Indies T20 star Chris Gayle has revealed that he skipped this season’s India Premier League (IPL) draft because he did feel like he was getting the respect he deserved. The 42-year-old has been one of the tournament’s most successful and recognizable players since first appearing at the tournament in 2009.  The batsman, however, struggled to find his way last […]


Holder Says Gayle Deserves A Big Send-Off

Jason Omar Holder, former captain of the West Indies cricket team, is ‘big’ on his teammate, Christopher ‘Universe Boss’ Gayle. Speaking to news9live.com, Holder lauded Gayle’s contribution to West Indies cricket and is prepared to travel to Jamaica to see the ‘big man’ last hooray. The Windies allrounder said that missing that game is not an option even if he […]


Captain Pollard Defends Gayle’s Pick

Although Christopher ‘Universe Boss’ Gayle has taken a lot of flak for his utterances in the press recently and unending criticisms for selection to the Windies T20 World Cup team, captain Pollard is backing the ‘Universe Boss” to do well in the World Cup. That said, Gayle’s paltry returns with the bat over the past year or more have not […]


Chris ‘Universe Boss’ Gayle’s Cricket Record Speaks For Itself

Anything you can do I can do it better I’m the toughest (I’m the toughest) And I can do what you can’t do You’ll never try to do what I do I’m the toughest (I’m the toughest) Peter Tosh — I’m the Toughest Christopher Henry Gayle, the 41-year-old Jamaica and Windies cricketer, is not only cricket’s “universe boss” but also […]


Gayle And Russell Among Three West Indians For Inaugural LPL

Jamaicans Chris Gayle and Andre Russell along with Barbadian Carlos Brathwaite are the only West Indians set to feature in the inaugural Lankan Premier League (LPL) which will bowl off on November 21. All three were selected as marquee players at Monday’s player draft which was held virtually. Gayle will turn out for the Kandy Tuskers which will also include […]


CPL 2020 — A Spinner’s Paradise

The story is told of a local news station interviewing an 80-year-old lady because she had just gotten married – for the fourth time. The interviewer asked her questions about her life, about what it felt like to be marrying again at 80, and then about her new husband’s occupation. “He’s a funeral director,” she answered. “Interesting,” the newsman thought. […]


The Saga Of Gayle vs. Sarwan

I want you to know that I am the man Who fight for the right, not for the wrong Going there, I’m growing there Helping the weak against the strong Soon you will find out the man I’m supposed to be — Toots and the Maytals Chris Gayle and Ramnaresh Sarwan are two of Windies most favorite players. Excellent players […]


Ambrose — Holder Is Still The Right Man For The Job

Sir Curtly Elconn Lynwall Ambrose, the 55-year-old former Windies bowler, has argued that Jason Holder is still the right man to lead the Windies cricket team. While speaking in a radio broadcast, Ambrose lamented the fact that there are not many players who could readily replace Holder as the captain. “When you look at the resources, it is a very […]


Ambrose Continues Anti Gayle Stance

Sir Curtly Elconn Lynwall Ambrose, the 55-year-old former Windies bowler, is not playing any letup in his call for Chris Gayle to exit the international cricket stage for younger players. Ambrose latest call comes amidst the selectors’ decision to name the 39-year-old opening batsman in the regional team’s tour against India. Chris Gayle the “universe boss” had earlier indicated that […]

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Gayle Answers South Africa’s T20 Call

Christopher Henry “Chris” Gayle, the 39-year-old Jamaica and Windies opening batsman, maybe getting old but certainly not cold. The Windies talismanic batter continues to do the T20 rounds around the world with his next stop set for South Africa later this month. He helped his T20 Balkh Legends team to win the inaugural Afghanistan Premier League title last month. Now, […]