Chris Gayle selected for Finolex Pipes T20 International against India

first_imgNewsRegionalSports Chris Gayle selected for Finolex Pipes T20 International against India by: – July 4, 2017 57 Views   no discussions Share Share Sharecenter_img Chris Gayle has been named as part of the Windies 13-man squad for Finolex Pipes T20 International against India by the Selection Panel of Cricket West Indies (CWI). The match will be played at Sabina Park on Sunday, July 9. First ball is 10:30 am (11:30am Eastern Caribbean Time).Gayle, a left-hander, is the highest run-maker for Windies in this format with 1,519 runs (average 35.32, strike rate 145.49), including two centuries. This will be his first T20 International at Sabina Park the announced published on Windies Cricket facebook page said. All-rounder Jason Holder is being rested for the match.CWI Chairman of Selectors, Courtney Browne said, “We welcome Chris back to the T20 squad. He is the most prolific batsman in this format and will add value to our team at the top of the order. He will get the chance to play on his home ground and against a top-quality Indian team.”This squad he said has a good mix with experience within the batting and bowling. He described it as a “well balanced squad”. “Again, this is an opportunity for the young players to showcase their talent and for the experience players to perform and help nurture the young players,” he said. FULL SQUAD:26. Carlos Brathwaite (Captain)77. Samuel Badree79. Ronsford Beaton45. Chris Gayle17. Evin Lewis93. Jason Mohammed74. Sunil Narine55. Kieron Pollard52. Rovman Powell7. Marlon Samuels75. Jerome Taylor57. Chadwick Walton60. Kesrick Williams Tweet Sharing is caring!last_img