West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite on Sunday mentioned he was handled like Chris Gayle in India after propelling his staff to a dramatic World T20 triumph with 4 last-over sixes towards England in 2016.
Needing 19 off six balls, Brathwaite shocked England by smashing Ben Stokes for 4 maximums.
“Cricket is religion in India. I remember I was filming Chris (Gayle) being mobbed at the airport. But after the World Cup when I came to play for Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals), the same thing was happening to me,” the 31-year previous mentioned throughout a chat on a Delhi-NCR based mostly pet channel on Instagram.
Chasing 156 for victory, West Indies have been reeling at 11/three by the third over. Marlon Samuels and Dwayne Bravo revived the innings but it surely was Brathwaite, coming in to bat at quantity eight, who turned out to be the hero of the night.
Brathwaite was not picked by any franchise over the past IPL auctions.
“Hopefully I will be in IPL in some capacity maybe replacement player or in commentary,” he mentioned.
He additionally spoke about his love for canine.
“Chris Jordan and Jofra (Archer) have been asking me to see my dog. Kemar Roach has some dogs. Shreyas Iyer is also with his dogs. So there are few cricketers with dogs and we do chat about them.”