Cricket News: In this eleventh edition of the Indian Super league teams have played at least one match in the seasons among them four teams got a winning start and Kings Xi Punjab is on the winning side. In this term, the Punjab team is lead by the Indian veteran Ravichandran Ashwin and along with him, they have picked up a lot of young talented Indian players. In this January auction, they also picked up two veterans of this format Chris Gayle and Yuvraj Singh.
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The veteran all-rounder Yuvraj Singh started their opener against Delhi Daredevils which they won very comfortably, on the other hand, Gayle is waiting in the ranks for his chance.
When a question was asked to the new skipper Ashwin for Gayle’s non-selection, Ashwin voiced: “It was a management decision to go with the combination we felt was right. Once we got the combination right, we wanted to trust it and go ahead with it.”
In King’s first match it was K.L Rahul who steals the limelight in that match with his wonderful fifty in just 14 balls, he thrashed the DD bowlers with his stokers making best.
During King’s game against Delhi, Brett Lee had an interview with the Caribbean, in that Interview Gayle voiced: “I had a good net session in last couple of days, fitting in perfectly with the guys,”
“I am looking forward for an opportunity to go in the middle. I am going to wait patiently and see how it comes along.”
At the age of 38, the Jamaican is still hungry to perform and entertain the crowd,
Gayle added: “I am fit and still hungry for the game. The fans always want to see entertainment as much as possible, so I am trying to stay around for as long as possible,”
“Whenever I go to bat, everyone expects me to score a hundred or hit lot of sixes. Given an opportunity, I’ll do my thing again,”
Kings will envisage RCB in their next encounter.