The former West Indies cricketer, who was warming the benches thus far, lastly acquired an opportunity within the KXIP Playing XI and despatched a powerful message to those that wrote him off.
He scored 45-ball 53 after being despatched to bat at No. three and ensured his staff gained the sport. The southpaw smashed 5 sixes and a boundary. En route his 29th IPL fifty, Gayle additionally achieved a uncommon of scoring 10000 runs in fours and sixes within the T20s. The Jamaican has thus far smashed 1027 fours and 982 sixes in T20 cricket.
Gayle was the primary cricketer to amass 10000 T20 runs. Only Shoaib Malik and Kieron Pollard are the one cricketers to have aggregated 10000 T20 runs of their profession.
The flamboyant left-handed batsman was on the verge of constructing to the Playing XI a few matches in the past however head coach Anil Kumble had then revealed that the Jamaican was laid low by a abdomen bug.
Gayle had additionally shared on the social media the images of him recuperating on a hospital mattress. Gayle additionally confirmed that he’s enjoying towards his former franchise, the Royal Challengers.
“Yes yes, I am there. There is no pressure on Chris Gayle, and it is a relief for me. I am hearing this question for some time now: ‘When is Chris Gayle playing? When? When? When? Well, I can tell the fans that it is today, and hopefully, we will turn it around in the IPL,” Gayle informed the host broadcaster earlier than the beginning of the sport.
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