Chris Gayle plans test return in 2016
15 December 2015, 12:27
Melbourne — Former West Indies captain Chris Gayle hopes to return to test cricket next year after a two-year absence.
The 36-year-old Gayle told reporters Tuesday in Australia — where he is playing in the Twenty20 Big Bash League — that he hopes to be injury free and able to bolster a struggling West Indies lineup in 2016.
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He said a back injury had prevented him playing for the West Indies who were mauled by Australia in a test in Hobart last week, though he continues to play in lucrative Twenty 20 competitions.
Gayle said "there's no way I could have actually been part of that test team, I'm just coming back from injury. Next year hopefully test cricket is on the agenda."
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