Chris Gayle is popularly known as Universe Boss missed his first century of IPL 2020 by 1 run. Chris Gayle didn’t get the chance for the first six games of Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). Then KXIP skipper KL Rahul announced Gayle was fit and going to play his opening game of IPL 2020 against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
However, It was a surprise for everyone that he is playing at the no.3 position. After six games, Gayle showed his class at no.3 and then Kings XI Punjab next 5 consecutive matches in the tournament.
Jofra Archer dismissed Mandeep Singh for a duck, which means Chris Gayle has to come for the bat. Chris Gayle smashed 14 runs in an over of Kartik Tyagi after he was dropped. On the other end, KL Rahul got out. But today Gayle had other plans and smashing six and fours all around the ground.
In the 19th over of the innings, Gayle reached the landmark of 1000 sixes in the T20 format. In the last over, Gayle was batting at 99 but Jofra Archer precise yorker crashed the stumps. The left-hander smashed his bat in frustration as he walked off for 99, off 63 deliveries with six boundaries and eight sixes.
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