2009
10.20

DISCOVERY BAY, Jamaica, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Chris Gayle is happy to take on the West Indies captain’s role again following an end to the bitter dispute between the players and the West Indies Cricket Board, the opening batsman has said.”If I am asked to do the job I will be committed. It is always honour to captain the West Indies,” Gayle told Reuters in an interview. “I am always committed to do it.
“Support-wise the players have been really good and it shouldn’t be a problem. Once I am asked to do it then, definitely…”
“I am committed to whatever cricket I play. Once I step across the line I am 100 percent committed — it doesn’t matter what kind of cricket we play,” Gayle said.

DISCOVERY BAY, Jamaica, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Chris Gayle is happy to take on the West Indies captain’s role again following an end to the bitter dispute between the players and the West Indies Cricket Board, the opening batsman has said.

“If I am asked to do the job I will be committed. It is always honour to captain the West Indies,” Gayle told Reuters in an interview. “I am always committed to do it.

“Support-wise the players have been really good and it shouldn’t be a problem. Once I am asked to do it then, definitely…”

“I am committed to whatever cricket I play. Once I step across the line I am 100 percent committed — it doesn’t matter what kind of cricket we play,” Gayle said.

Significantly Gayle’s comments come after he received the backing of all-rounder Dwayne Bravo, an influential dressing room figure.

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