The Jamaican batsman and the power hitter is the audience favorite, he is one of the players on earth who doesn’t have any haters out there. Chris Gayle is considered as one of the best batsmen in the T20 Format and Class hitter and a good player in all three formats.
Gayle has played for many clubs out there in the world, he is a player for which every team will bid for, but this success has many stories behind it. He played for multiple teams in IPL.
Gayle Starts with KKR!
Gayle debuted with the Shah Rukh Khan’s owned team, Kolkata Knight Riders. 2009 and 2010 were the only two years where he played for KKR but didn’t get the best out of it. In 2009, he scored 171 runs by playing seven innings for KKR.
After that in 2010, he played nine innings for KKR and scored 292 runs along with two half-centuries. Chris didn’t have a blasting start in KKR but later he topped the table.
RCB’s Star Player
Chris was unsold in the year 2011 but later, RCB picked Gayle, and from that Chris changed the power of the IPL. Gayle had a wonderful career with RCB, he became the highest scorer of the IPL’s entire tournament, as he scored 175 runs, he had five centuries and 19 half-centuries. He played from 2011 to 2017 and these years were the golden period for Chris Gayle.
KXIP have their Beast!
In 2018, Chris Gayle was picked by KXIP and he showed his talent there. Under the captaincy of K.L. Rahul, KXIP had a stand to top the table and get to the finals. They had a good start with blasting openers Chris Gayle and K.L. Rahul. However, the ending was not great compared with other teams.
KXIP and Chris Gayle in 2020
Under the captaincy of K.L. Rahul they had the blasting years, the year 2019 was great for KXIP and the coming year will be the great as well, because the team is great. This IPL will be interesting to watch with the Universe Boss opening the match.
Many are expecting the kings to win this season and having Gayle in the team will increase the chances to qualify in the playoffs. Excited?
Stay Tuned to get more updates regarding IPL 2020.