Kings XI Punjab earned a giant eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore after weeks of endurance because the facet slumped to 6 defeats on the row. Nonetheless, the victory did not come with out some last-minute jitters as with 2 runs wanted the facet gave away 4 dot balls together with the wicket of a 50-up Chris Gayle to place themselves in all kinds of drawback.
It wasn’t earlier than Nicholas Pooran’s final ball six that KXIP ensured they ended their IPL 2020 woes, no less than in the intervening time.
Chris Gayle, who scored 53 off 45 in his first recreation of the season to finish KXIP’s woes, stated he wasn’t nervous within the final over as he’s the Common boss and says unusual issues occur in cricket on a regular basis.
“Not likely. Come on man, it’s the Universe Boss batting, how can I be nervous. I’d offer you a coronary heart assault, I assumed I had it within the bag however stranger issues have occurred in cricket. It was innings, first in IPL and now I could make myself obtainable for 2021. I can get out of the bubble now and go,” he stated.
Requested how did he really feel not batting on his favorite place as an opener whereas batting on quantity three, Gayle admitted that he does not prefer to be on the bench and is prepared to play anyplace his staff needs him to.
“The staff requested me to do a job and I ship, openers have been batting nicely and we did not wish to bother that, Mayank and the captain have given us some good begins proper via, the win was extra essential for the staff. I assumed it was essential to maintain match, I do not like being on the bench however I used to be having fun with it and aside from the illness I’ve been getting fitter,” he stated.