Rihanna meets Chris Gayle after Sri Lanka-West Indies match at ICC World Cup; cricketer signs his bat for her

Rihanna, who hails from Barbados, a Caribbean island nation, shared a selfie sporting the team's cap on Twitter.

FP Staff July 02, 2019 18:40:49 IST
Rihanna meets Chris Gayle after Sri Lanka-West Indies match at ICC World Cup; cricketer signs his bat for her

Rihanna supported West Indies at the ongoing cricket World Cup and met the star player Chris Gayle post the match. She was present at West Indies' group stage match against Sri Lanka, which the men in maroon lost by 23 runs on 1 July (Monday).

The official Twitter handle of ICC World Cups posted a 22-second-long video of the 'Umbrella' hitmaker meeting Gayle. Dressed in white, Rihanna happily posed for pictures with the sports star and also got a cricket bat signed by him.

The official handle of Windies cricket team also shared Rihanna's pictures from the stadium. "Look who came to #Rally with the #MenInMaroon," the caption read.

The pop diva, who hails from Barbados, a Caribbean island nation, shared a selfie sporting the team's cap on Twitter. She captioned it with Barbados' flag emoji.

Gayle also thanked Rihanna for the support and even invited her to his birthday party.

Rihanna is the first black woman to head a top luxury house that she launched in a partnership with LVMH and was recently declared the the world's richest female musicians by Forbes.

(With inputs from agencies)

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