Chris Gayle's hotel party break-up by police
Three British female guests who were partying in the players' rooms were removed by officers and briefly arrested, a police statement said after the early-morning antics.
By: Jeff Gill - Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 - 08:02:33 PM
Chris Gayle -- photo: jamaican-gleaner
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - West Indies Cricketer, Chris Gayle maybe celebrating his
athleticism on the field of play with the Gangnam style, but of the field some
have had a say about his risqué behaviour.
Police in Sri Lanka broke-up a party held by the cricketer and three of his
teammates in a hotel hosting the cricketers. Teammates are reportedly, Andre
Russell, Fidel Edwards and Dwayne Smith.
Three British women were apparently arrested during the ordeal at the deluxe
Cinnamon Grand hotel in Colombo.
"Ministerial Security Division (MSD) guards assigned to protect the players
carried out the arrest and the three women were handed over to the Kollupitiya
police station for further investigations," said the police in a statement.
Hotel sources said the women were guests of Gayle and teammates. The
officials insisted there was no breach of security at the tightly guarded
seventh floor reserved for players and team officials.
The West Indies Cricket team is currently in Sri Lanka competing in the ICC
World T20 2012, and should be preparing to face the Australia on Friday in a
semi-final 20-over match.
West Indies men reached the semis after finishing second in Super Eights
Group 1 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium. They beat England by 15
runs; lost to Sri Lanka by 9 wickets; and they won the One-Over Eliminator
against New Zealand after the match ended in a tie. (westindies.com)
WEST INDIES SQUAD
Darren Sammy (captain), Dwayne Bravo (vice captain), Samuel Badree, Darren
Bravo, Johnson Charles, Fidel Edwards, Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine,
Denesh Ramdin (wicket-keeper), Ravi Rampaul, Andre Russell, Marlon Samuels,
Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Smith.