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Chris Gayle Set To Return To The Windies Squad For Only T-20 Against India

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| July 5 , 2017 , 12:32 IST

Chris Gayle is set to return to the West Indies squad for the one T 20 game that they are going to play against India. Chris Gayle hasn't played for the West Indies team since they won the world cup in 2016 which was against England.

“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.”

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Chris Gayle is the highest run scorer in the shortest format of the game he has 1519 runs under his belt and has an average of 35.32 which includes two centuries. West Indies match against India at Sabina Park, will be his first T20I at the venue.

Gayle has had his differences with the West Indies Cricket Board which has led to his exclusion from the side. He has not played a single test match since 2015. He was also the captain of the West Indies team from 2007-2010.

The match is set to be played on July 9 following the conclusion of the ongoing ODI series.