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Gayle to retire from ODIs after World Cup

IANS  |  Jamaica 

The board on Sunday announced that will retire from One-day Internationals after the ICC World Cup to be held in England and later this year.

"Gayle made the announcement just ahead of a Windies practice session leading up to the One-Day International series against England at Kensington Oval in Barbados," a statement on Windies official website said.

Gayle, 39, is the second most player with 284 matches and is also the second highest run-scorer with 9,727 runs, behind only - who has 10,405 runs from 299 matches.

Gayle also has the most number of centuries by a West Indian in a 50-over game with 23 to his name.

He also holds the record for the highest score of 215 which he scored in the last edition of against

Gayle has also picked up 165 wickets.

Earlier this month, Gayle made a return to after he was named in the ODI squad for the first two matches against England. The dashing left-hander last played an ODI for the in July 2018 - in a home series against



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First Published: Sun, February 17 2019. 23:14 IST