IPL 2021: Chris Gayles Fun with Sanju Samson, Known for his playful nature, Chris Gayle was all calm even as the game was heading towards a tense finish.
The fourth game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) turned out to be a nail-biting thriller as each consequence remained potential till the ultimate two balls.
After the newly-appointed skipper, Sanju Samson received the toss and requested Punjab Kings to bat first on a batting paradise, his resolution was confirmed proper initially by Chetan Sakariya, who eliminated Mayank Agarwal to offer his workforce an early breakthrough.
However, not a lot went the bowlers’ approach after that as Chris Gayle, KL Rahul, and Deepak Hooda took them to the cleaners. Punjab’s skipper Rahul appeared set for a century, though a sensible catch in the ultimate over from Rahul Tewatia meant that he fell solely 9 runs brief.
On the again of his 50-ball 91 and Deepak Hooda’s blinder (64 from 28), the males in purple posted a large whole of 221/6.
During the chase, Rajasthan was rocked early as Ben Stokes perished for a three-ball duck in Mohammad Shami’s opening over, whereas his associate, Manan Vohra, fell to Arshdeep Singh in the third.
Rajasthan made a transfer on, with skipper Sanju Samson including fast half-century stands with Shivam Dube and Riyan Parag after Jos Buttler’s finish, though the game went right down to the final over, with Rajasthan needing 13 for the win.
Centurion Samson swung arduous on the ultimate supply, nonetheless, he might solely discover Deepak Hooda in the deep as his 119-run knock went in useless. The 4-run loss was a sure heartbreak for each the skipper and his facet, as in a game of small margins, it was Punjab’s night time.
Known for his playful nature, Chris Gayle was all calm whilst the game was heading in direction of a tense end. During an over break, he was seen going in direction of Sanju Samson, sporting a severe look on his face, earlier than he stated one thing to Samson, which made the latter smile and banteringly push Gayle barely away.
As they are saying, there may be by no means a boring moment when Gayle is round, the Universe Boss confirmed it once more on a nervy night time. The Royals will subsequent meet Delhi Capitals on fifteenth April, whereas the Kings will face off Chennai Super Kings on the subsequent day, each video games at the identical venue.