England pace bowler Mark Wood believes the best way to tackle West Indies talisman Chris Gayle is with the raw pace of Barbadian-born speedster Jofra Archer.
The match-up between Archer and Gayle is likely to be one of the key ones when the Windies face the hosts at the Rose Bowl Cricket Ground on Friday.
A belligerent Gayle dominated the bowling the last time the teams met in the One Day International (ODI) format, which ended in a 2-2 draw in the Caribbean. It was Gayle who was named man-of-the-series after finishing it with 424 runs at an average of 106, with 39 sixes.
Archer was, however, not a part of the squad on that occasion and has since had a splendid World Cup. In addition to his express pace rattling batsmen, the bowler has claimed figures of 6 for 135. Wood is confident his bowling partner can slow the big West Indian down.Read More..https://barbadostoday.bb/2019/06/11/gayle-likely-to-be-targeted/