WI vs IND: Chris Gayle creates a new record, first West Indies cricketer to do so

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Windies batsman Chris Gayle will turn 40 next month, but that didn’t stop the ‘Universe Boss’ from achieving a new milestone. In the second ODI against India, the left-hander became the first West Indies cricketer to play 300 ODIs.

Interestingly, Gayle made his ODI debut against India on 11 September 1999.

Ahead of the match, Gayle said, “It’s a very special day. I must give thanks to the almighty to actually reach this far and to the fans for the support through the years, it’s been fantastic.

Hopefully I can make it a special one today for the fans. 300 ODIs, from a personal point of view as well I want to make it a special one. I’m grateful, but it will be more important to get a win as well and go one up as well.“, he added.

Gayle missed the T20I series against India due to his prior commitments for the Global T20 Canada 2019, leading the Vancouver Knights team.

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