The media is abuzz with Jamaica’s Chris Gayle’s performance in a win against Zimbabwe. The iconic, former West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards said that the opener showed that he has “the stuff champions are made of.” Here are excerpts from the Jamaica Observer:
The Jamaican opener scored 215 against Zimbabwe on Tuesday – the first double-ton in World Cup history and only the fourth in one-day internationals.
West Indies have won convincingly against Pakistan and Zimbabwe after succumbing to a shocking defeat against Ireland in their opening match.
“It was a phenomenal innings. Especially the way West Indies batted against the so-called minnows [Ireland],” said Richards. “It’s the stuff champions are made of”.
Richards himself has compiled two…
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