World’s 2nd-fastest man Yohan Blake picks Cricket as alternate sport; chooses fav IPL team

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first_imgLast Updated: 2nd December, 2019 22:06 IST World’s 2nd-fastest Man Yohan Blake Picks Cricket As Alternate Sport; Chooses Fav IPL Team The youngest World Athletic Champion and the second-fastest man on Earth, Yohan Blake, on Monday said that if not a sprinter, he would be a Cricket all-rounder LIVE TV WATCH US LIVE Written By Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00Loaded: 0%Duration 0:00Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedSubtitlessubtitles settings, opens subtitles settings dialogsubtitles off, selectedAudio TrackQuality LevelsFullscreenThis is a modal window. This video is restricted from playing on your current domain Error Code: PLAYER_ERR_DOMAIN_RESTRICTED 9 months ago IPL 2020 Auction: 3 West Indies players likely to engage franchises in bidding war Speaking to Republic Media Network, the youngest World Athletic Champion and the second-fastest man on Earth, Yohan Blake, on Monday, said that if not a sprinter, he would be a Cricket all-rounder. The Jamaican, who is currently in India to promote the Road Safety World Series, has been very expressive about his love for the sport and was also seen cheering for West Indies in the stands during the 2019 ICC World Cup.Blake also said that he would love to play for Royal Challengers Banglore in the Indian Premier League, probably due to his camaraderie with Chris Gayle, who is also from Jamaica. Jamaica’s Yohan Blake won gold in 4x100m relay at 2012 Olympics and subsequently at Rio 2016. He also won silver in 100m and 200m at the 2012 London Olympics.READ | World’s 2nd Fastest Man Yohan Blake To Start Programme For Indian Sprinters Post-Olympics’Definitely, a cricketer!’Also known as the ‘Beast of Jamaica,’ Yohan Blake, while speaking to Republic World, exclusively, said that if not sprinter, he would be an all-round cricketer. “Definitely, a cricketer,” stated Blake when asked what would he be a pro at, if not a sprinter. In the recent past, Blake has been quite vocal about his love for cricket and also claims to be a huge Sachin Tendulkar fan. The Jamaican is the frontier for the Road Safety World Series, featuring cricketing legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Virender Sehwag. The league will be played between February 2 and 16 next year in Mumbai and Pune.READ | Road Safety World Series: Tendulkar, Lara To Team Up For T20 LeagueREAD | Sachin Tendulkar To Feature In Road Safety World SeriesBlake gunning for Gold in Tokyo OlympicsBlake also stated that Russia as an entire country should not be banned from the Olympics because of a few players who violate the doping rules. “They (World Anti-Doping Agency) are doing a good job but I don’t think that they should ban entire Russia from the Olympics because there is some good talent,” said Blake. Furthermore, he also highlighted that he is aiming for gold in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics in 2020. However, he remarked, that it would be very difficult to beat the World Record in 100m held by fellow Jamaican Usain Bolt (9.58 seconds). WATCH: Jamaican Sprinter Yohan Blake Arrives In India To Promote Road Safety World Series FOLLOW US WE RECOMMEND SUBSCRIBE TO UScenter_img 10 months ago Jamaican citizens sue Yellowstone Club over wages 9 months ago Sachin Tendulkar finds a fan in Yohan Blake, former Olympic champion wants an autograph COMMENT Jitesh Vachhatani 9 months ago T10 League 2019: 5 interesting facts about the Player of the Final, Chadwick Walton First Published: 2nd December, 2019 21:40 IST Session ID: 2020-09-09:13666bcb4b40fc372b03e0ab Player Element ID: video_player_5f56eb211b8ed OK Close Modal DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen 9 months ago Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake arrives in India to promote Road Safety World Serieslast_img

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