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Watch: Chris Gayle celebrates in Shikhar Dhawan's signature 'thigh-five' style

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 17 April 2019, 8:47 IST
Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle is arguably one of the most stylist player of modern times. Gayle refer himself as the ‘universe boss’ as fans, cricket fraternity agree with the salutation. In a match between Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals, Gayle celebrated in Shikhar Dhawan’s signature style. He was seen giving thigh-five to himself during the match.


As far as the match is concerned, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to bowl first. Kings XI Punjab posted a huge target as they scored 182 runs from 20 overs. Chris Gayle scored 22-ball 30 including 3 sixes and 2 fours. KL Rahul scored a fantastic half-century after he was selected for India’s World Cup squad. Rahul hit 47-ball 52 before he was dismissed Jaydev Unadkat,

Mayank Agarwal scored 12-ball 26 including two sixes and one four before he was dismissed by Ish Sodhi. David Miller scored 27-ball 40 while Ravi Ashwin came in and scored a quick-fire 4-ball 17.

Rajasthan Royals came in and started well with the bat. Jos Buttler hit 17-ball 23 before he was dismissed by debutant Arshdeep Singh. Ajinkya Rahane demoted himself down the order and promoted Rahul Tripathi. That proved to be a good decision as Tripathi scored an amazing 45-ball 50 before he was dismissed by Ravi Ashwin.

Sanju Samson and Ajinkya Rahane too contributed with the bat and so did Stuart Binny but at the end Rajasthan felt 12 runs short and lost the match. KL Rahul was awarded the man of the match for his half-century.

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First published: 17 April 2019, 8:47 IST