Sammy feels Gayle is targeted for no reason

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West Indies all rounder Darren Sammy has backed Chris Gayle after the latter was accused of sexism and some lewd comments in an interview with a British daily.

“Chris Gayle is the universe boss, a team-mate of mine who I admire and respect. I just think people target Chris for no reason.’ said Sammy.

“To me, Chris is one of our cricketing heroes. He’s an entertainer, first, but a lot of people have jumped on his back,” Sammy was quoted as saying by ‘ESPNcricinfo’.

He added, “I always support Chris because of what he does on a cricket field. Yes, we have a responsibility to ourselves, and the people who watch us, but sometimes I feel Chris is a target for newspaper headlines.”

Chris Gayle made the headlines when he asked Australian broadcaster out on a date in a live TV interview and he repeated the same sort of things when he asked a British journalist a string of inappropriate questions during the ongoing Indian Premier League in India.

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