Basseterre,St.Kitts May 16 2020 (SKNVIBES)
THE highly-publicised saga involving world renowned batsman Christopher Gayle, management of the Jamaica Tallawahs and former fellow West Indies teammate Ramesh Sarwan whom he called “a snake”, has finally reached a positive outcome following the involvement of former Jamaica’s Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. P.J. Patterson.
According to media reports, Patterson, who is Chairman of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Tournament Committee, had been making efforts to address the issue and he made contact with Gale who issued a stated that was accepted by the Committee.News reports indicated that the Committee was in the process of assembling a tribunal to examine the issue, but following communication between Patterson and Gale who was ready to move on, the decision was made for it to not assemble and accept his statement as an apology, bring closure to the matter.
Below is Patterson’s statement in full:
“On May 6th, the CPL Tournament Committee received a formal complaint from the CPL alleging breaches of its Tournament Rules & Regulations by Mr. Chris Gayle, arising from a series of videos which he had posted to his personal YouTube channel on April 27th.