NEW DELHI: Firing Explosive opener Chris Gayle has been given has been
appointed ICC vice-captain of the West Indies in the World Cup from May 30,
while the 15-member team is led by all-rounder Jason Holder. ”
It is a matter of honor to represent West Indies cricket in any format and it is even more
special to play in the World Cup,” said 39-year-old firing batsman,
who was happy to be a vice captain.
As a senior player, it’s my responsibility to support the captain and every player of the team. ”
firing guy Gayle admitted that he would have great hopes for the team as a senior player.
He said, ‘It’s big World Cup and West Indies people I would expect a lot.’ ‘
Playing in the 12th edition of the IPL Gayle blows in India Twenty ongoing
West Indies and Ireland due to play 20 league tri-series out.
Meanwhile, wicket-keeper batsman Shikhar Hope has been appointed vice-captain
with a holder for the tri-series, this series will last till May 18.
25-year-old Hope said, “It is very important for me to be a vice captain,
I was asked to play this role and I accepted it.
I am ready to accept whatever I will be asked to do for West Indies cricket. ”
West Indies defeated Ireland by 196 runs in the opening match of the triangular series,
Hope made 170 runs in this match.
Two-time World Champion West Indies is going to be in the 12th World Cup,
where it will start its campaign on May 31 against Trent Bridge in Pakistan.