Chris Gayle is okay catcher once you’re not trying.© Kings XI Punjab
Chris Gayle’s antics as a self-proclaimed ‘Universe Boss’ have been entertaining for his followers. An Indian Premier League (IPL) heavyweight in his personal proper, Gayle now finds himself at Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) juggling the ball on the fringe of the boundary as seen in a surreptitiously shot video by KXIP the place Gayle’s obvious touchdown past the rope whereas he’s nonetheless in touch with the ball is out of the body. Furthermore, there isn’t any strategy to reply their caption “Individuals who suppose that is a six can reply to this tweet” as replies have been restricted to the one particular person tagged within the tweet – guess who?
— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) September 7, 2020
In a present of athleticism that defies his age, the 40-year-old Gayle catches the ball, bobs over the rope however not earlier than releasing the ball within the air, regains his stability, pops again within the enjoying space and completes the catch.
The celebration after is captured neatly nevertheless it’s the legality of the catch that is still dicey after a sensible little bit of camerawork that will not work in a match.
Gayle has scored 4484 runs within the IPL from 125 matches at a strike charge of 151.02 and holds the document for the very best particular person rating within the match – 175* for Royal Challengers Bangalore towards Pune Warriors in 2013.
Gayle was a mainstay at Royal Challengers Bangalore, the place he solid a gap partnership along with his present captain at KXIP, KL Rahul, till earlier than the 2018 season when the franchise let go of him.
The IPL begins on September 19 and KXIP play their first match towards Delhi Capitals on September 20 in Dubai.
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