When a Caribbean Calypso ironman meets Indian sixer king, then things can get real more interesting. It is cognisance of the fact that Chris Gayle and Yuvraj Singh are the clean strikers of the ball and the fans who are born in this era are fortunate to admire them.
Both the left-handers share a great camaraderie off the field and just a day ago, Chris Gayle became the first batsman in the cricket history to have crossed 10,000 T20 plus runs which clearly justifies the fact that he is a complete batsman to his undisputed standards.
Chris Gayle garnered a flamboyant sleek of 38-ball 77 inclusive of 5 fours and 7 sixes to his captivating knock that took the Saurashtra crowd by a storm. Gayle was named the man of the match for his knock that weaved the team get the better of Gujarat Lions by 21 runs.
After such a remarkable achievement, many pundits, players and the fans felicitated Gayle’s achievement which was by far the greatest one in the T20 circuit. Yuvraj Singh also took to Twitter to convey his hearty congratulations to his chunk that sent the Twitter into a frenzy.
Yuvraj Singh’s tweet read, “Congratulations to @henrygayle on completing 10 thousand t20 runs ! Legend ???? and making @IPL the most entertaining cricket tournament.”
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) April 18, 2017
In reply to Yuvraj’s tweet, Gayle tweeted, “Thanks, Legend”
Thanks Legend 🕺🏾😊👊🏿 https://t.co/9iFNBL0x1n
— Chris Gayle (@henrygayle) April 18, 2017