Chris Gayle returns to Jamaica Tallawahs in Caribbean Premier League
Jamaica Tallawahs have confirmed that Chris Gayle will return to his former Franchise for the 2019 season. Chris Gayle was with with them from 2013 to 2016 and he has won the title twice with them during that time – beating Guyana Amazon Warriors in both finals and also top-scored in both those finals against Guyana Amazon Warriors. Chris Gayle then left to join St Kitts and Nevis Patriots and led them to the final in 2017 and the playoffs in 2018.
COO of the Jamaica Tallawahs, Jefferson Miller, said: “We are delighted to have Chris playing for his home team for the 2019 season. There is no bigger name in Twenty20 cricket, and we can’t wait for him to arrive and make the Jamaican fans proud. We are looking forward to Chris being a big part of our push for a third CPL title.”
Chris Henry Gayle is the leading run-scorer in CPL with a tally of 2111 and has three centuries in the league, all for Tallawahs. They will be playing five home games at Sabina Park this time, once the tournament starts on September 4. Gayle will be playing the World Cup in England after which he is expected to retire from One Day Internationals.