Chris Gayle Opts Out of Second Test vs Bangladesh Due to 'Personal Reasons'

Chris Gayle was given permission to skip the second Test and deal with a personal matter.

updated: September 12, 2014 11:59 IST
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Chris Gayle will be replaced by Leon Johnson.


The West Indies will have to do without talismanic opener Chris Gayle for the second and final Test against Bangladesh starting Saturday at the Beausejour Cricket Ground.

The left-hander was not named in the 13-man squad announced late Thursday, with Guyana left-hander Leon Johnson called up as a replacement, reports CMC.

A West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) release said Gayle had been unavailable for selection.

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