Chris Gayle Announces Retirement Date: Universal Boss to Retire  From International Cricket During India Tour of West Indies 2019?
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West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle, also know as Universal Boss, might retire from International Cricket after playing home test series against India in August-September this year. India will tour the United States and the Caribbean island in the month of August after playing ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019. India will play three T20I, 3 ODIs and 2 Test Matches against West Indies in this tour, where first two T20I matches will take place in Florida. Chris Gayle Bowling With Shades On During ENG vs WI Match CWC 2019 Wins Over Internet, See The Best of Twitter Reactions.

Chris Gayle stated before ICC CWC 2019, that he will announce retirement after the World Cup tournament. Gayle is currently not performing well in CWC 2019, as he has scored only 194 runs so far from 6 matches. However, he has many accolades to his name, as the self-proclaimed Universe Boss is the second highest run-getter in ODIs for West Indies. Gayle has scored 10,345 runs in ODI with an average of 38.2, while he has made 7214 runs from 103 Test matches. He has also bagged 166 wickets in ODIs. Chris Gayle became the fastest to reach 4000 runs in Indian Premier League.

Gayle remains the first player to hit the opening ball of a Test match for six. He is also the first man to hit 200 in a World Cup game and the only batsman to score a triple century in Tests, a double-century in ODIs as well as centuries in T20Is.

Chris Gayle made his ODI debut against India on Sep 11, 1999, at Toronto.  Gayle will play the Test match against India in August this year after a gap of 5 years. India will be resting Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah in this series.