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Usain Bolt: Let them play cricket at 2020 Games

9/2/2014
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'Cricket will benefit from Olympics inclusion' - Usain Bolt

Olympic gold medal Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt talks about his love for Twenty20 cricket, his friendship with Chris Gayle and the possibility of him playing the sport after his running career

We've seen Usain Bolt on the soccer pitch. We've seen him "try out" for the New York Giants. Now, he's playing cricket.

On Tuesday, the world's fastest man was in Bangalore, where his sponsor, Puma, organized a seven-a-side, four-over match against Yuvraj Singh and more of India's top stars at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. Bolt, who played cricket as a child before taking the world by storm on the track, talked about his visit with cricinfo.com:

Bolt added that he thought cricket's inclusion in the Olympics, perhaps beginning in 2020, would be huge for the sport given the Games' large worldwide audience.

Here are some more images from Bolt's first visit to India: