Chris Gayle doesn’t get adequate accolades for being the easiest T20 participant on the earth: Dwayne Bravo

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The 40-year-old Gayle has over 13,000 T20 runs with 22 centuries.

Dwayne Bravo and Chris Gayle
Dwayne Bravo and Chris Gayle. (Image Provide: Getty Images)

Dwayne Bravo, the West Indies all-rounder, reckons that Chris Gayle doesn’t pretty get lauded adequate for his credentials throughout the T20 format. The Jamaican left-hander is for the time being the all-time fundamental run-scorer in T20 cricket, having notched 13,296 runs in 404 matches. He moreover has 22 centuries to associate with 82 fifties and on the age of 40, Gayle continues to be going good weapons.

The southpaw ultimate carried out for the Chattogram Challengers throughout the 2020 model of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Even on the fag end of his career, Gayle is among the many many most sough-after T20 cricketers. Bravo, who bought right here out of retirement after hanging his boots initially once more in 2018, feels that Gayle deserves additional appreciation for his contribution in T20 cricket.

It’s not doable to match Chris Gayle’s domination

“Chris Gayle doesn’t get the accolades he deserves as being the easiest T20 participant on the earth,” Bravo was quoted as saying in ESPNcricinfo. “Nonetheless fingers down, there’ll on no account ever be one different T20 cricketer like him. Regardless of how quite a bit you try, there gained’t be any person just about nearly as good as Gayle. It’s not doable to dominate the game like how Gayle does,” Bravo said.

Bravo has moreover flourished throughout the format, being the all-time fundamental wicket-taker. The Trinidadian has 497 wickets in 455 matches. With the bat, he has 6,307 runs with 20 half-centuries. Every Bravo and Gayle have been set to take part throughout the 2020 IPL, which has been postponed due to COVID-19.

Gayle was currently picked to play for the St Lucia Zouks throughout the 2020 Caribbean Premier League (CPL). He carried out the ultimate season for the Jamaica Tallawahs, nevertheless barring a century in direction of the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, he regarded a tad off-colour. Throughout the IPL, he was set to characterize Kings XI Punjab.

Bravo moreover sounded bemused by how the Caribbean workers referred to as the ‘darkish horse’ throughout the shortest format. “It’s crazy that the West Indies are nonetheless being considered darkish horses in T20 cricket,” the veteran added.

At current, the West Indies, led by Kieron Pollard, are ranked ninth throughout the format. Nonetheless, currently, they took down Sri Lanka by 2-0 throughout the away T20I assortment. Andre Russell turned the Participant of the Sequence.