Chris Gayle’s mother passes away with suspected heart attack
The veteran also took some time out and expressed his gratitude for the messages he has got.
Updated - Nov 9, 2018 8:45 pm
Chris Gayle, the Windies batsman, is a happy-go-lucky individual and always wears a smile on his face. He has been an entertainer and a crowd favourite throughout his career. However, the last couple of days haven’t given him much to cheer for the reason that his mother Hazel passed away on Wednesday morning. It has also been learned that the same was owing to a heart attack.
Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Dave Cameron offered his condolences to the cricketer and his family. “On behalf of CWI @windiescricket we would like to send condolences to @henrygayle, Dulla, Michelle, Lyndon and Vanclive on the passing of their mom and also to Mr Gayle and the rest of the Gayle family and friends,” he posted as per reports in www.loopjamaica.com.
Gayle also reacts
The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) also sent its words of sympathy for the family. “The Jamaica Cricket Association is today sending its deepest, heartfelt condolence to Christopher Gayle as he mourns the passing of his mother. Our prayers are with you Chris and the entire family. We hope that the happy memories you shared over the years will be a tower of strength,” a JCA statement mentioned.
In the meantime, the veteran batsman also took some time out and expressed his gratitude for the messages he has got ever since his mother passed away. He took to Twitter and wrote, “Just want to thank everyone for the condolences messages. Mom love is always unconditional love … Time is the healer . Bare with the family through this difficult time . #Blessed,”
Here is Gayle’s tweet
Just want to thank everyone for the condolences messages. Mom love is always unconditional love ❤️… Time is the healer 🙏🏿. Bare with the family through this difficult time 🙏🏿. #Blessed 😇
— Chris Gayle (@henrygayle) November 9, 2018
Chris Gayle recently withdrew himself from the ODI series against India and played for Balkh Legends in the inaugural edition of the Afghanistan Premier League (APL). He is now scheduled to ply his trade for Jozi Stars in the Mzansi Super League in South Africa, which is all set to get underway on November 16.