Kings XI Punjab earned a large eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore after weeks of staying power because the facet slumped to 6 defeats at the row. Alternatively, 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 sooner than Nicholas Pooran’s final ball six that KXIP ensured they ended their IPL 2020 woes, a minimum of in the intervening time.
Chris Gayle, who scored 53 off 45 in his first recreation of the season to finish KXIP’s woes, mentioned he wasn’t worried within the final over as he’s the Common boss and says bizarre issues occur in cricket always.
“No longer actually. Come on guy, it’s the Universe Boss batting, how can I be worried. I would possibly provide you with a middle assault, I assumed I had it within the bag however stranger issues have took place in cricket. It was once a just right innings, first in IPL and now I will be able to make myself to be had for 2021. I will be able to get out of the bubble now and cross,” he mentioned.
Requested how did he really feel no longer batting on his favorite place as an opener whilst batting on quantity 3, Gayle admitted that he does not love to be at the bench and is keen to play any place his staff desires him to.
“The staff requested me to do a task and I ship, openers were batting smartly and we did not wish to bother that, Mayank and the captain have given us some just right begins all the way through, the win was once extra vital for the staff. I assumed it was once vital to stay have compatibility, I do not like being at the bench however I used to be playing it and except for the illness I’ve been getting more fit,” he mentioned.