After profitable the 2016 T20 World Cup, West Indies began getting Chris Gayle-like honors in India: Brathwaite

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Carlos Brathwaite, who was the hero of the West Indies title win within the 2016 ICC T20 World Cup closing performed towards England, says that after this victory, he bought the honour of Windies legend Chris Gayle in India.

"Cricket is religion in India," Braithwaite stated throughout a dialog on a Delhi-NCR channel on Instagram. I bear in mind Chris (Gayle) being surrounded by a mob on the airport. But after the World Cup, once I went to play for Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals), the identical factor occurred to me.

Recall that on 3 April 2016, within the T20 World Cup closing match performed between England and West Indies, the Windies workforce scored 136 runs after shedding 6 wickets in 19 overs, chasing England's goal of 156 runs. <! –


The closing over required 19 runs to win and Brathwaite hit the West Indies for the second T20 World Cup by hitting 4 consecutive sixes towards English all-rounder Ben Stokes.

After this surprising victory, Brathwaite's recognition in India elevated considerably and he was questioned in T20 leagues. On IPL expertise, Brathwaite stated, "I played for the Delhi Daredevils (now Capitals) for two years. I was disturbed by the pollution. Some of the odd-even numbers were in play when I was there."

Brathwaite was referring to the rule by which Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had introduced to permit in the future variety of automobiles in Delhi and one on EV quantity in Delhi with the intention of curbing vehicular air pollution.

Brathwaite is among the gamers who didn’t discover a purchaser within the 13th season public sale. The Windies all-rounder stated, "Hopefully I will be able to join the IPL in some way, perhaps as a substitute player or in commentary."

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