After a narrow win over RCB, KXIP’s Chris Gayle revealed that he wasn’t nervous at all. The team made a last-ball win, and when asked about the pressure, he said that the ‘Universe Boss’ had it under control.
The boss played his first match in the IPL and smashed five sixes and made 53 runs off 45 balls. His score definitely towards the victory of KXIP win against RCB, on Thursday, but it was not all that easy, as Gayle got run out in the last over and left one run to win off the last ball.
In the last over, after playing three dots of Chahal, he got run out. In the last ball, Nicholas Pooran hit a six and sealed KXIP victory. Gayle sat out in the first seven matches, and when the management decided to include him in the top XI, he was hospitalized with food poisoning.