The Boss is still here and alive: Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Chris Gayle


Swashbuckling West Indies opener Chris Gayle on Tuesday portrayed it as an “extraordinary event” to wind up noticeably the primary cricketer to score 10,000 keeps running in Twenty20 cricket.

The self-broadcasted “Universe Boss” Gayle additionally cautioned his adversary IPL groups, saying he is still here and alive after he came back to frame with a crushing 77 against Gujarat Lions to guide Royal Challengers Bangalore to 21-run win.

“I like that name (Universe Boss). Fans need to watch Chris Gayle, it’s been phenomenal. A unique event to achieve 10,000 runs. Individuals as yet paying special mind to Chris Gayle. The Universe Boss is still here and still alive,” said Gayle, who was declared the Man of the Match.

Discussing his position, Gayle stated: “A ton of folks addressed me about my position. Indeed, even Shaun Pollock addressed me about my position. You’re never excessively old, making it impossible to learn.”

RCB captain Virat Kohli said he is fit and the shoulder damage is not irritating him.

“There’s a great deal of strapping on the shoulder, not getting to my head any longer, bear fit and fine. Glad to get those two focuses,” he said.


Showering acclaim on Gayle for his magnificent innings, Kohli stated: “Chris accepted his open door perfectly. He batting like that permits me to bat through the innings, and I can chip out. We thought we were 30 keeps running better than expected.”

The spinners – Yuzvendra Chahal (3/31) and Pawan Negi (1/21) – assumed a vital part in the 21-run win and Kohli showered honors on the couple.

“Negi was remarkable, exceptionally overcome, not getting terrified. Very few individuals have faith in his capacities. Chahal is not frightened, his greatest in addition to point is he generally needs to take wickets,” he said.

Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina rebuked the bowlers for giving ceaselessly excessively numerous runs however applauded his batsmen for batting admirably while pursuing 214 to win.

“We played well, we batted well. 200 was chaseable. More than 200 is hard to pursue,” Raina said.

“Our knocking down some pins giving an excessive number of runs. They (bowlers) need to fluctuate their pace, bowl moderate. It’s a stress for us, the turn division,” he included.

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