Gayle Departs SA T20 Super League Early to Attend Mom’s Funeral


Chris Gayle will play no further part in Jozi Stars’ T20 Super League campaign as he is leaving South Africa to attend his mother’s funeral later this week.

Gayle played in Stars’ opening before departing for a stint with Kerala Knights in the T10 League in Sharjah.

He subsequently returned to South Africa and played three more innings for Stars, making just 20 runs in three games. He will miss their final round-robin game against the Spartans in Johannesburg on Tuesday.


Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.

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