New Delhi: A statement by West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has stirred. Chris Gayle says that the real boss of cricket is not the ICC (International Cricket Council), but he himself. The interview of Chris Gayle is going viral on social media. Chris Gayle likes to call himself ‘The Universe Boss’. In the third match of the T20 series against Australia, Chris Gayle scored 67 runs in 38 balls, which included 4 fours and 7 sixes.
Gayle calls himself the boss of cricket
When Chris Gayle celebrated his stormy fifty, the sticker on his bat did not contain the word Universe. When Gayle was asked about it, he said, ‘The ICC does not want them to use the word Universe Boss on the back of their bat. Only Boss is written on the bat. You know it’s Universe Boss, but the ICC doesn’t want me to put the Universe Boss sticker on my bat, so I’ve shortened it to The Boss. I am the boss.
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) July 13, 2021
Take a jibe at ICC
When Chris Gayle was further asked whether the ICC has a copyright on ‘Universe Boss’, Gayle gave a more funny answer. Chris Gayle said, ‘Yes, yes I have to copyright it.’ After this, when the reporter further said that the ICC is technically the boss of cricket, isn’t it? To this Gayle replied, ‘No, no, not ICC. I am technically the boss. Let us tell you that Chris Gayle played a blistering innings of 67 runs in the third T20 International against Australia. With the help of Chris Gayle’s innings, West Indies captured Australia by 6 wickets in the T20 series. Gayle became the first player to score 14,000 T20 runs.