Lara congratulates Gayle for becoming the top scorer of Windies races at ODI
NEW DELHI: Great West Indies Brian Lara congratulated Chris Gayle after the latter surpassed him as the top scorer of the team in the ODI cricket.
On Sunday, Gayle managed to score only 11 races, but that was enough to beat Lara's 10,348 runs. Gayle now has 10,353 races to his name in 300 ODI .
Congratulations, @henrygayle is the most run by an Antillean in the ODI cricket, Lara tweeted.
Congratulations @henrygayle runs more for an Antillean in ODI cricket 🏏 #muchdeserved #cricketforlife # MenInMaroon ... https://t.co/5mDvvJtviR - Brian Lara (@BrianLara) 1565608312000
Gayle had said earlier in the year that would end his international career after the 2019 World Cup. He scored 249 runs in the tournament and decided otherwise. He said that would be definitely be playing the ODI against India and even said he might consider playing one of the two Test matches after the ODI series.
While playing the ODI series, the West Indies decided not to call Gayle for the Test series. Gayle last played Test for Windies in September 2014.