Watch – Chris Gayle bows out to a standing ovation as he takes final walk to dressing room
Chris Gayle has bid adieu to international cricket after being dismissed by Pat Cummins during the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup fixture between West Indies and Australia. While nothing has been made official but the way Universe Boss raised his bat towards the crowd clearly hinted that he is representing Windies for the last time.
The left-handed batsman looked in sublime touch and was going after the bowlers. However, he was played on 15 runs off 9 balls.
Meanwhile, his teammate Dwayne Bravo has already confirmed that he will be retiring after the global event in the UAE. This is the 2nd time that Bravo announced his retirement from international cricket.
Earlier, An unchanged Australia won the toss and chose to field against West Indies at the T20 World Cup on Saturday.
Australia wants to win convincingly for peace of mind ahead of the final Group 1 match later Saturday between leader England and third-place South Africa in Sharjah.
Second-place Australia has an eye on net run rate as it takes on the already eliminated West Indies. Both Australia and South Africa are two points behind England at the top. Two teams from the group advance to the semifinals.
Australia kept the same team from its eight-wicket rout of Bangladesh on Thursday. Two-time champion West Indies made one change from its 20-run defeat to Bangladesh on Thursday, replacing Ravi Rampaul with spinner Hayden Walsh.