Like Universe Boss, Chris Gayle helped Punjab Kings win against Mumbai Indians due to his superb batting. He has told the secret of his fitness.
Chennai: Punjab Kings’ explosive batsman Chris Gayle has said that he is feeling very fit, that is why he can take a single fast IPL 2021.
Rahul Gayle led Punjab to victory
Chasing a target of 132 against the Mumbai Indians, a 79-run partnership between Punjab Kings batsman KL Rahul and Chris Gayle. Rahul contributed 60 and Gayle contributed 43 runs and Punjab won by 9 wickets.
‘Difficult to play against champions’
During a conversation with Arshdeep Singh on the IPL website, Chris Gayle said, ‘I feel good, we wanted to win this win. It is always difficult to play against the defending champions. He has played 4 matches, this win is great for the team and the Universe boss.
‘I’m having a lot of massages’
Regarding his fit, Gayle said, ‘I looked good while running between the wickets, I am feeling good fit. I am enjoying it, I am paying attention to my body. I am getting enough massage so that I can run free. The humidity of Chennai is also such that blood is transmitted rapidly in the body, that is why I am at the top of my game.’
Gayle praised Rahul
Gayle further said, ‘Captain KL Rahul played a great inning, we always do that the batsmen should be set on this wicket. We did a fantastic job from the batsmen’s perspective. Mayank and the captain together prepared the platform, which made the work a little easier. It was not easy for wicket batting.