‘Gayle storm is again’, Twitter in awe of ‘Universe Boss’ as he powers Windies to collection win
Chris Gayle’s first T20I half-century in six years guided the West Indies to a series-clinching six-wicket victory over Australia within the third fixture of their five-match collection on the Daren Sammy Stadium in St Lucia on Monday.
Chasing a modest goal of 142 after the vacationers struggled but once more with the bat, Gayle recaptured his most harmful type in smashing seven sixes and 4 fours in racing to 67 off solely 38 balls to take his group to the goal and a 3-0 lead within the collection. The hosts received with 31 balls to spare.
He additionally despatched an ominous warning to all opponents that the 41-year-old might but be an element within the Caribbean aspect’s defence of the World T20 title in three months’ time.
Gayle’s pyrotechnics adopted one other environment friendly West Indies efficiency within the area, as wrist-spinner Hayden Walsh once more introduced the best problem to the Australians, with figures of two for 18 in limiting the guests to 141/6.
In the meantime, Twitter was buzzing with tweets in admiration of the ‘Universe Boss’ after his quickfire knock towards Australia. Listed here are a couple of reactions from the micro-blogging web site:
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) July 13, 2021
Feasting on Australian bowlers!
Gayle dominating Australia 18 years aside:- 2003 ODI – Bowled with 5/46 and scored 60 in a dominant nine-wicket win 2021 T20I – High-scored with 67, which is twice greater than some other participant. Once more WI received simply. The 2003 ODI was by the way the ODI No. 2021.#WIvAUS — Kausthub Gudipati (@kaustats) July 13, 2021
By no means write off the ‘Úniverse Boss’
Because the cliche goes, type is short-term however class is everlasting. Gayle storm is again with 67 off 38 and seven sixes! #SixMachine
— Mazher Arshad (@MazherArshad) July 13, 2021
Chris Gayle wonderful! 14,000 T20 runs! The primary batsman to succeed in the feat! Unbelievable participant. All these years and he’s truthfully nonetheless so thrilling to look at. Universe Boss issues! #WIvAUS — Chloe-Amanda Bailey (@ChloeAmandaB) July 13, 2021
Nightmare for opposition bowlers
Speak about wind again the clock! Gayle wow! #WIvsAUS https://t.co/vgUwRQv4Op
— Malcolm Conn (@malcolmconn) July 13, 2021
Such a fantastic man to have in any dressing room!
“I need to dedicate these runs to my mates, Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard. Irrespective of how nice you’re, you want a little bit of a chat generally!” – Chris Gayle #WIvAUS #UniverseBoss #SaddaPunjab #PunjabKings — Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsIPL) July 13, 2021
T H E B O S S !
— Shai Hope (@shaidhope) July 13, 2021
With inputs from AFP
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