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West Indies star Chris Gayle pulls out of Caribbean Premier League 2020 citing personal reasons
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West Indies star Chris Gayle pulls out of Caribbean Premier League 2020 citing personal reasons

Big-hitting West Indies opener Chris Gayle on Tuesday pulled out of this year's Caribbean Premier League (CPL), a day before the players' draft for the competition, citing personal reasons.

West Indies batsman Chris Gayle says Test cricket is the ultimate challenge, it teaches you how to live life
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West Indies batsman Chris Gayle says Test cricket is the ultimate challenge, it teaches you how to live life

He might be a limited-overs marauder but West Indies swashbuckler Chris Gayle says there is nothing more challenging than Test cricket, a format that can also help one understand the vagaries of life.

Gautam Gambhir attributes Virat Kohli's success in T20s to fitness and strike rotation
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Gautam Gambhir attributes Virat Kohli's success in T20s to fitness and strike rotation

Former India opener Gautam Gambhir has attributed current skipper Virat Kohli's success in the T20 format to his fitness and ability to rotate strike.

'We want respect, not revenge, war', says West Indies' Dwayne Bravo talking on racism in cricket
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'We want respect, not revenge, war', says West Indies' Dwayne Bravo talking on racism in cricket

Bravo joined the likes of his former captain Darren Sammy and Chris Gayle in denouncing racism in the wake of African-American George Floyd's killing at the hands of a white police officer in the USA.

Racism cannot be stamped out from sports without tackling it within society, feels Michael Holding
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Racism cannot be stamped out from sports without tackling it within society, feels Michael Holding

Holding, who took 249 wickets in 60 Tests for West Indies between 1975 and 1987, said individual sports need not worry about racism.

Cricket West Indies joins cricketers in speaking out against racism, pledges support for players
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Cricket West Indies joins cricketers in speaking out against racism, pledges support for players

Cricket West Indies said people from the island nations have fought their battles to retain their dignity and identity over decades and returned victorious.

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy calls for cricketing fraternity to raise voice against racism in wake of George Floyd's killing
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Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy calls for cricketing fraternity to raise voice against racism in wake of George Floyd's killing

West Indies' two-time T20 World Cup-winning captain Darren Sammy on Tuesday urged the ICC and the entire cricketing fraternity to raise their voice against racism or else be ready to be considered 'a part of the problem'.

George Floyd death: West Indies star Chris Gayle says he’s been a victim of racism too, cricket not free from such discrimination
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George Floyd death: West Indies star Chris Gayle says he’s been a victim of racism too, cricket not free from such discrimination

Star West Indies batsman Chris Gayle on Monday said he has faced racist remarks several times in his career because of the colour of his skin, claiming that the gentleman's game was not free of racism.

Did not want to damage CPL's reputation, says Chris Gayle on comments against Ramnaresh Sarwan as organisers decide to end issue
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Did not want to damage CPL's reputation, says Chris Gayle on comments against Ramnaresh Sarwan as organisers decide to end issue

The 40-year-old Gayle, who was signed by St Lucia Zouks for the 2020 season of the CPL, had called Sarwan "worse than coronavirus" in a video post, accusing the Guyanese of plotting his exit from CPL outfit Jamaica Tallawahs.

Chris Gayle likely to be penalised for outburst against Ramnaresh Sarwan, says Cricket West Indies chief Ricky Skerritt
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Chris Gayle likely to be penalised for outburst against Ramnaresh Sarwan, says Cricket West Indies chief Ricky Skerritt

The 40-year-old Gayle called his former teammate 'worse than coronavirus', accusing the Guyanese of plotting his exit from CPL outfit Jamaica Tallawahs

Ramnaresh Sarwan denies Chris Gayle's allegations on ouster from Jamaica Tallawahs, says 'record must be set straight'
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Ramnaresh Sarwan denies Chris Gayle's allegations on ouster from Jamaica Tallawahs, says 'record must be set straight'

Former West Indies cricketer Ramnaresh Sarwan has dismissed all the allegations levelled by Chris Gayle, adding that he had no role in the latter's ouster from CPL franchise Jamaica Tallawahs.

My First IPL Match: The Shah Rukh Khan pep talk and watching Sachin Tendulkar bat, Mandeep Singh recalls debut
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My First IPL Match: The Shah Rukh Khan pep talk and watching Sachin Tendulkar bat, Mandeep Singh recalls debut

Mandeep Singh recalls the day he made his debut, Shah Rukh Khan's motivational talk and experience of watching Sachin Tendulkar bat from close quarters

Chris Gayle blames former teammate Ramnaresh Sarwan for ouster from Jamaica Tallawahs, calls him 'worse than coronavirus'
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Chris Gayle blames former teammate Ramnaresh Sarwan for ouster from Jamaica Tallawahs, calls him 'worse than coronavirus'

Gayle, who has since moved to St. Lucia Zouks, blamed Sarwan for an alleged fallout with Tallawahs franchise, which did not retain him for the 2020 season after playing for them as a marquee player last year

My First IPL Match: A shock call-up, Gilchrist's calming advice and defence-splitting inswingers - Sandeep Sharma relives debut
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My First IPL Match: A shock call-up, Gilchrist's calming advice and defence-splitting inswingers - Sandeep Sharma relives debut

There was a shock call-up, deep breaths, nervous mind and captain's calming advice on an eventful debut day for Sandeep Sharma. The SRH pacer walks down the memory lane with Firstpost to relive his first IPL match.

West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite reveals getting Chris Gayle-like treatment in India after 2016 World T20 heroics
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West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite reveals getting Chris Gayle-like treatment in India after 2016 World T20 heroics

West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite on Sunday said he was treated like Chris Gayle in India after propelling his team to a dramatic World T20 triumph with four last-over sixes against England in 2016.

IPL Dream XI: From Malinga to Raina, the best from 12 years of the cricketing carnival
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IPL Dream XI: From Malinga to Raina, the best from 12 years of the cricketing carnival

With everything on hold, it's time to look back, time to reflect, time to ponder, time to wonder. So Firstpost presents you with IPL Dream XI.

Former Australia spinner Brad Hogg feels Rohit Sharma is the only batsman who can slam a double ton in T20 cricket
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Former Australia spinner Brad Hogg feels Rohit Sharma is the only batsman who can slam a double ton in T20 cricket

Indian swashbuckler Rohit Sharma is the only cricketer capable of recording a double hundred in the T20 format, says former Australia spinner Brad Hogg.

Virat Kohli, KL Rahul among other Indians named in Asia XI squad for three-match T20I series against World XI in Bangladesh
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Virat Kohli, KL Rahul among other Indians named in Asia XI squad for three-match T20I series against World XI in Bangladesh

Kohli has been named by the Bangladesh Cricket Board for one match subject to availability, which is yet to be confirmed by the BCCI

Swashbuckling West Indies batsman Chris Gayle to play for Pokhara Rhinos in Nepal's Everest Premier League
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Swashbuckling West Indies batsman Chris Gayle to play for Pokhara Rhinos in Nepal's Everest Premier League

Swashbuckling West Indian batsman Chris Gayle will play for Pokhahra Rhinos team in Nepal's domestic T20 tournament, 'Everest Premier League', which begins from February 29 in Kathmandu.