Chris Gayle in an interview said that things are going on good for West Indies Cricket and the players are trying to give their best as of not to miss out the World Cup 2019
“Things have been steadily improving,” Gayle said on Thursday (July 13). “Things are beginning to open up a little more now between players and the board. It’s looking good, and we’ve to try and build from this to get the best players out on the field.”
Following the revolutions of t20 cricket the relationship between the Board and players has not been up to the mark and this is one of the main reason the cricket team was not upto the mark
“The fans were happy to see me back on the field representing West Indies. Hopefully, things can get better. Hopefully I can play a few more games. I definitely want to play the 2019 World Cup”
West Indies team will be touring England during August and Gayle wants the best 11 to stand up on the field and deliver the required performance to set the side to a comfortable win and so that the fans could enjoy it to the fullest possible
“I can’t get into specific details, just from the little I’ve experienced since coming back, it’s been good. There’s still more discussion to be done. It’s positive. That’s the good thing about it. We’ve to just look to carry on from here. Once we are guided with the rules, if it is going to change fully, we’ll know how to take things further,” he informed.
While stressing on the the significance to invest in youth, Gayle also hinted that they wouldn’t want to miss major tournaments anymore. Windies failed to make the cut for the Champions Trophy 2017 which left a embarrassing print on Caribbean players given the legacy of Windies cricket.
“With our experience, we all try and share as much as we can before we go; 2019 is just around the corner. We don’t want to miss out like what happened at the Champions Trophy. We will try and push hard for that and everyone can work collectively to make sure we’re part of the World Cup.”
The two time t20 champion praised the efforts of Evin Lewis who is in the statement of Headlines for slamming back to back centuries against India, Gayle said the performance was fantastic and it is definitely worth watching
“He’s a small player but a powerful player. He’s very young and very hungry, he’s one for the future. Once more consistency comes into his play, he will be more dangerous. It was a brilliant innings just the other day to put us into that winning position by batting right through the end was fantastic. That’s what I love to see, especially an opener batting right through to take it till the end and win games.”