West Indies lethal opener Chris Gayle once again become the talk of the town due to his antics during the 4th T20I against South Africa. The Universe Boss never misses any chance to show his enthusiasm towards the game and always finds a way to entertain with his unique celebration styles whether it’s domestic competitions like the CPL and the IPL or when on national duty.
Christopher Henry Gayle hogged the limelight after the dismissal of Proteas opener Reeza Hendricks when he decided to imitate Kevin Sinclair as he broke into a cartwheel at the National Cricket Stadium, Grenada.
Gayle failed to display all the fireworks with his bat but on-field he made it with a lightning strike which costs Reeza Hendricks in the second over of the innings. After which Chris Gayle caught performing cartwheel on the field. This act by legend left social media buzzing.
Here is the snippet of the event:
Gayle revealed to on-air commentators shortly after completing the spectacular act that his teammates had urged him to join Kevin Sinclair’s celebration, which is known for his summersault actions on the field.
“Yeah, that’s a cartwheel,” said Gayle on being asked whether it was a cartwheel or a summersault.
“Well, the guys recommend from me to follow up Sinclair celebration,” he added.
After losing the toss and invited to bat first, the Windies put 167/6 onboard thanks to Kieron Pollard 51* off 25 deliveries and Lendl Simmons 47 off 43 deliveries.
In response, South Africa only managed to score 146/9 and lost the match by 21 runs. Other than Quinton de Kock 61 off 43 deliveries no one other made any significant contribution towards the chase.
For West Indies, Dwayne Bravo’s spectacular spell of 4/19 and Andre Russell’s 2/30 helps the windies to restrict Protes 21 runs short.