Wellington: West Indies batsman Chris Gayle on Saturday made it clear that he is not retiring from any form of the game, but a recurring back injury will keep him out of upcoming Test series against England.
West Indies' batsman Chris Gayle plays a shot during the Cricket World Cup Quarter Final match between New Zealand and the West Indies at Wellington Regional Stadium in Wellington on March 21, 2015. AFP
“I’m actually out of the Test series, the back won’t hold up for that format at this point in time. But I haven’t retired from any format as yet,” Gayle was quoted as saying by espncricinfo. “As I go on I will keep informing the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) about my progress in the future with West Indies cricket.”
The West Indies were knocked out of the World Cup on Saturday after losing their quarter-final against New Zealand by 143 runs.