Veteran opener Chris Gayle used to be on Friday named within the West Indies squad for the three-match ODI sequence towards India, starting August 8.

Left-handed opener John Campbell, fellow batsman Roston Chase and all-rounder Keemo Paul have all been recalled to the 14-member squad for the sequence which can be contested on August Eight on the Guyana Nationwide Stadium, and on August 11 and 14 on the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad.

Forward of the England sequence in March, Gayle had mentioned that he deliberate to retire following the ODI International Cup however he modified his thoughts throughout the event and has made himself to be had for this sequence.

The southpaw will leave out the previous T20 sequence as he’s going to be busy with GT20 Canada.

The self-proclaimed “Universe Boss” additionally has the additional motivation to chase two data throughout the ODI sequence.

Gayle recently has 10,338 runs and desires simply 11 extra to go batting legend Brian Lara (10,348) for the best mixture in ODIs for West Indies.

He has additionally accumulated 10,393 runs and desires 13 to once more overtake Lara (10,405) for essentially the most runs by means of a West Indian within the historical past of ODIs.

“Chris is an excessively treasured participant and he brings numerous enjoy, numerous wisdom, he lends so much to any dressing room and it’s nice to have him within the squad,” mentioned period in-between West Indies head trainer Floyd Reifer.

Reifer mentioned Campbell, Chase and Paul had been introduced again so as to add extra stability to the squad, while Sunil Ambris, Darren Bravo, Shannon Gabriel and Ashley Nurse have all neglected out on variety for the fits towards Virat Kohli’s facet.

The remainder of the International Cup squad stays in position.

“We’ve got a mix of a few skilled and younger ODI avid gamers,” mentioned Reifer.

“It’s excellent to have Keemo, John and Roston again, and they are going to lend a hand to deliver additional stability to the staff. Taking a look forward to the sequence, I feel we have now so much to construct upon following the International Cup. We’ve got retained numerous avid gamers from the International Cup squad, so there’s a lot to construct on and I’m taking a look ahead to the sequence,” he added.

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