Chris Gayle acquired a sport for Kings XI Punjab after seven video games and the Universe Boss had an instantaneous affect smacking 5 sixes en path to a match-winning 53 off 44 balls in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore handy KXIP their second win of the match on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah on Thursday. And whereas Gayle’s return to the taking part in 11 itself was celebrated by followers on social media, his match-winning knock was the icing on the cake. From followers to former cricketers, everybody was completely happy to see Gayle again within the park.
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While the skipper KL Rahul was given the Man of the Match award for his unbeaten 49-ball 61, he mentioned the award ought to go to Gayle. After Mayank Agarwal’s 25-ball 45 arrange the chase, Gayle and Rahul added 93 for the second wicket as KXIP acquired their second win.
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Heres’ now followers and cricketers reacted to the Universe Boss entertaining in IPL 2020 for the primary time:
If the universe boss @henrygayle middles the ball it should land in abu dabhi from Sharjah 😂! @klrahul11 and @mayankcricket nice begin to the chase ! Hopefully these guys ought to end the sport ! Surprised to see @ABdeVilliers17 coming to bat so late ! #RCBvKXIP #IPL2020
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) October 15, 2020
What a legend 👏🏿 @henrygayle first sport again & you do that 😎#UniverseBoss 🏏 #IPL2020 #RCBvKXIP
— Yannick Bolasie (@YannickBolasie) October 15, 2020
Good to see @henrygayle again and scoring an exquisite 53. Wonder what @lionsdenkxip have been pondering by leaving him out all this whereas. #RCBvKXIP #IPL2020 pic.twitter.com/OeTPWbC5t3
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) October 15, 2020
RCB: No worries boys! It’s KXIP!
Chris Gayle: Swagat Nahi Karoge Hamara LOL #RCBvsKXIP #RCB #kxip #ChrisGayle #UniverseBoss #ipl #IPL2020
— Ordinary NewYorker (@kamrulh63079868) October 15, 2020
Chris Gayle is the perfect batsman In the complete IPL historical past….
Its a FACT 🙌🏼
— AParajit Bharat 😌 (@AparBharat) October 15, 2020
The run chase was presupposed to be simple after Agarwal took the opposition to the cleaners within the powerplay earlier than Rahul took over. As ordinary, the 41-year-old Gayle, batting at three, took his time early on earlier than going ballistic. Earlier, KXIP conceded solely 25 runs from over 16-19 earlier than Morris and Isuru Udana hammered Shami for 3 sixes.