Letters to the Editor

Chris Gayle — a great batsman

Friday, April 21, 2017    

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Dear Editor,

Delilah said to Samson: “What can we do to make you as weak as any other man?”

Likewise, I am asking: What can we do to make Chris Gayle become as ordinary as any other batsman? Because he is far from being ordinary; he is extraordinary, or, he is definitely super-ordinary.

The big man has reached another milestone, by becoming the first batsman to score over 10,000 runs in Twenty/20 cricket. He is certainly a dangerous batsman, who was born to hammer a cricket ball.

The late George Headley, the late Sir Donald Bradman, the mighty Viv Richards and some other superb players were referred to as great batsmen. The aggressive and hard-hitting Chris Gayle has passed the test to become a great batsman too, despite his flaws.

Who can match the great Chris Gayle when it comes to fire-power? No one, because he is unique, and is in a class by himself.

Congratulations, Chris Gayle. It was another wonderful display. You are still hot, like Scotch-Bonnet pepper.

Donald J Mckoy.






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