Gayle to lead Stanford Superstars team

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Port of Spain, Oct 11 (UNI) Chris Gayle will lead the all-West Indies 17-man Stanford Superstars team which will face England on November 1, while Sylvester Joseph has been named vice captain of the squad.

A selection panel headed by Viv Richards, opted for the West Indian skipper to lead the team throughout the lucrative Stanford Super Series which also involves Trinidad and Tobago and Middlesex.

''Our selection panel gave much thought to this selection and deliberated extensively and there was consensus that Chris is the man for the job,'' Richards said.

''He's an experienced international cricketer, possesses a cool head and is the best man for the job in this all important match, he added.

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