Thank you for subscribing to our daily newsletter. Chris Gayle, the Jamaican face of Twenty20 cricket’s global expansion, twice goes unsold before being bought by Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 auction for his base price Rs 2 crore. IPL 2018: Getting Yuvraj & Gayle for Their Base Price is a Bargain, Feels Virender Sehwag. They paid ₹2 crore for the opener, which was his base price. Chris Gayle was purchased by Kings XI Punjab at his base price of Rs 2 Crore only after he went unsold twice. Luckily, no other team bid for him and we were more than happy to get third time lucky," Wadia told PTI. IPL 2018: Chris Gayle played to perfection vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - Andrew Tye Chris Gayle ’s 63-ball unbeaten innings, which included 11 sixes, helped Kings XI Punjab post a total of 193/3. Chris Gayle, the man who gave heft to stand-and-deliver in the world of Twenty20 cricket, was almost gone from the Indian Premier League (IPL) after 10 glorious years. Gayle was not in … In the final of BPL, Gayle scored an unbeaten 146 off 69 balls to help Rangpur Riders defeat Dhaka Dynamites. We wanted an Indian captain and to be honest we wanted Ashwin at any cost. However, he was snapped up by Bollywood actress Preity Zinta co-owned franchise team KXIP for the base price of INR 2 crores. Chris Gayle’s former IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) had not retained him for this season. Chris Gayle had unexpectedly gone unsold twice at the IPL 2018 auctions before KXIP bought him for his base price of Rs 2 crore. The Chinnaswamy stadium became his fortress and became the hot favourites of RCB fans. In four matches so far, the Jamaican has amassed 252 runs with a strike rate of 161.53 including two fifties and one century. This was at averages of 22.22 and 22.70. "We had only Rs 2.1 crore left and if we had bid for Chris earlier (at the auction) and another team came up with a counter bid, we did not have the money to buy him. After leading Kolkata Knight Riders for 8 years and winning 2 titles, Gambhir was released from the side. India vs England: Joe Root and Virat Kohli’s friendly tete-a-tete during the Chennai Test got Twitter talking as netizens loved the brief moment during the Test match. Written by Joy Tirkey Updated: April 20, 2018 12:18 PM IST Most Read. "A second tournament or a smaller tournament outside India would be very beneficial for everyone," he added. Caribbean players like Chris Gayle, ... Gautam Gambhir to Harbhajan Singh, base price of Indian players for IPL 2018 auction revealed. (Read | IPL auction 2018: Juhi Chawla’s daughter Jhanvi, Ambani’s son Akash grab eyeballs). "It has given the players a career option. However, Gayle was brought back into the auction one last time, and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), co-owned by actor Preity Zinta and mentored by Virender Sehwag, got him for his base price of Rs 2 crore. However, he had redemption of sorts in the 2017 Bangladesh Premier League. SOLD. A 200-run third wicket partnership saw England finish the day on a solid 263/3. IPL 2018: Chris Gayle scored the first century of the eleventh season of Indian Premier League against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Thursday. IPL 2018: We Didn't Have The Money To Buy Chris Gayle, Says Kings XI Punjab Co-Owner Ness Wadia. Chris Gayle has taken the Indian Premier League 2018 by storm with his sensational knocks. Watch: Chris Gayle's Punjabi flavour in IPL 2018 WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 31, 2018, 08.11 AM(IST) King Gayle will play for Kings XI Punjab in the IPL 2018. Explosive West Indian batsman Chris Gayle and destructive Sri Lankan bowler Lasith Malinga are just two of the stars who remained unsold on the first day. Chris Gayle: NDTV Sports. Steve Smith released by Rajasthan Royals, Shakib Al Hasan returning to IPL after serving an anti-corruption suspension, Harbhajan Singh and Kedar Jadhav - both released by CSK are amongst the 11 prominent names to have kept their base price at the higher end of R2 crores. 2.00 Crore. Joe Root mentioned that getting a century in his 100th Test match is ‘special’ and hoped that his team puts up a substantial first-innings total against India. It has led to leagues in other sports too.". "We wanted to build a team for the long term. He is of good value to the franchise and that is why we got him back," said Wadia referring to Yuvraj, who was KXIP captain in the first two seasons. It must be noted that Root made his Test debut in India in 2012 when he helped England draw the final Test with a resolute knock which in turn gave them a series win. Edited by Tanya Rudra Updated: April 27, 2018 08:36 PM IST IPL 2018: Getting Yuvraj & Gayle for Their Base Price is a Bargain, Feels Virender Sehwag. Gayle was only selected in the third round of bidding for players by IPL teams for the 2018 season. Get free access to newsletters, alerts and recommendations. On 18 February 2019, Gayle announced that he would retire from ODIs after the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Extremely pleased with Gayle's performance, co-owner Ness Wadia on Friday revealed that the team almost lost the destructive opener at the auction, thinking it had run out of cash. BASE PRICE. (IPL AUCTION DAY 2 HIGHLIGHTS). The most important thing is when we got into the IPL the focus was on to promote the sport. "Yuvi is not among the runs at the moment but we hope that he will bounce back. The left-handed batsman was a part of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the least season but was released by the franchise before the IPL auction. But again Chris Gayle’s form slumped when he was back in West Indies’ maroon for the limited-overs series in New Zealand in December-January, scoring 22 and 4 in the ODIs and 12 and 0 in the two games he batted. Coming to the IPL 2018 mega auction, the Royal Challengers Bangalore had surprisingly parted ways with Chris Gayle. Gayle has always been an IPL fan-favourite, with his eccentric character and immense power combining to produce a very attractive player. Chris Gayle was left out of the Royal Challenger Bangalore team for IPL 2018 and picked up late by Kings XI Punjab in the IPL 2018 auction. India vs England: English stalwarts Colin Cowdrey and Alec Stewart are the others who achieved this feat. Gayle has always been an IPL fan-favourite, ... IPL 2021 Kings XI Punjab Chris Gayle IPL 2018 Teams & Squad. IPL 2018: Not Here to Prove Anything, Says Ton-up Chris Gayle. India skipper Virat Kohli's heartwarming gesture towards England captain Joe Root just before the concluding minutes of the play on day one of the opening Test has taken the internet by storm. Copyright © HT Digital Streams Ltd. All rights reserved. Batsman • Windies. Chris Gayle. IPL 2018: Chris Gayle played to perfection vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - Andrew Tye Chris Gayle ’s 63-ball unbeaten innings, which included 11 sixes, helped Kings XI Punjab post a total of 193/3. But, in IPL 2018 auctions, Chris was not retained by RCB and he was picked by Kings XI Punjab in the last round of the auction. Besides Gayle, performances from K L Rahul, Ankit Rajpoot, and young Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb Zadran have stood out. M31: RCB vs KXIP – Unacademy Lets Crack It Sixes of the Match – Chris Gayle Gayle had unexpectedly gone unsold twice before KXIP bought him for his base price of Rs 2 crore. IPL 2018: Undoubtedly, Chris Gayle is a man who is very much in demand even though he has lost his prime. Led by Alaistair Cook, England managed to win the Test series 2-1. That concludes our live and in-depth coverage of the mega IPL 2018 auctions. This website follows the DNPA Code of Ethics. I am so glad about that. >Preview: Ben Stokes, who went for a record $2.16m to Rising Pune Supergiant last year, is among the top 16 players and will carry a starting price of $312,500 when bidding starts Saturday in Bangalore. Punjab signed him for just the $314,000 reserve price in the January auction. Can he stand and deliver again one last time, is the big question. Catch highlights of the 2018 IPL player auction here. Gayle has always been an IPL fan-favourite, with his eccentric character and immense power combining to produce a very attractive player. Caribbean players like Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard as well as Kiwi skipper Brendon McCullum are also expected to crack a big deal. Chris Gayle was on the verge of going unsold in the 2018 IPL auctions before Kings XI Punjab picked at his base price of 2 crores. West Indies’ Chris Gayle finally gets a team in the Indian Premier League auction 2018. (Read | Sandeep Lamichhane, bought by Delhi Daredevils, becomes 1st Nepal cricketer in IPL). Wadia too is pleased with the performance so far after disappointment in the previous three seasons. To the surprise of one and all, Chris Gayle was not picked by any of the franchises in the first round of IPL 2018 auctions. On 28 January 2018, he was bought by Kings XI Punjab in the 2018 IPL Auction for his base price of ₹20 million. Recent poor form. ... Price, engine, specs, variants, mileage, features. South Africa 106-4 in 2nd test, trails Pakistan by 166 runs, Ind vs Eng: Kohli's gesture towards Joe Root takes internet by storm - WATCH, Bangladesh stays in control of 1st test vs West Indies. However, a poor IPL 2017 was enough for RCB to part ways with the self-proclaimed 'Universe Boss'. Chris Gayle's Kings XI Punjab teammate KL Rahul has recalled a match from the 2018 edition, not the league when the West Indian decided to take on Rashid Khan because the swashbuckling batsman did not like a spinner staring at him. Edited by Tanya Rudra Updated: April 27, 2018 08:36 PM IST Chris Gayle, a magnet to T20 fans worldwide, didn’t play in the Big Bash League this season, having courted a major controversy after he was fined for comments to an Australian woman TV interviewer. IPL 2018: Chris Gayle Looks to Prove His Worth After KXIP Gamble 08 Apr, 2018 There is no doubt that Chris Gayle remains one of the biggest match winners in T20 cricket but it seems that the 38-year-old is on his final stretch in the Indian Premier League. In Australia, Washington Sundar leapt from behind and got his Test cap after being taken as a net bowler. He goes to the Kings XI Punjab for Rs 2 crore. The match in question happened in IPL 2018 at KXIP's home ground in Mohali. Playing for Rangpur Riders, the Jamaican finished as the top run-getter with a tally of 485 in 11 matches at an average of 53.88. Former England captain Michael Vaughan even labelled that win bigger than the Ashes win in 2011. "Finally, it is making sense (financially) after 10 years. This, in turn, saw Kane Williamson's side suffer their first loss of IPL 2018. Visit IPLT20.com the official IPLT20 website for minute-to-minute LIVE updates. By N. Ananthanarayanan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi. He reversed this decision in June 2019. Their stock has nosedived in recent years but if Chris Gayle and Yuvraj Singh win a couple of games for Kings XI Punjab in the upcoming Indian Premier League, mentor Virender Sehwag would take it … Gayle was their final buy and the Rs 2 crore they spent on him meant they were left with just Rs 10 lakh, using almost their entire purse of Rs 67.5 crore. The bidding resumes at 2pm. Chris Gayle ended his List-A career for Jamaica with a match-winning century against Barbados in a Super50 Cup 2018. Kings XI Punjab. Chris Gayle was Kings XI Punjab's final buy at IPL 2018 auctions. IPL 2018: Chris Gayle wins intense battle against Rashid Khan, scores whirlwind century to prove detractors wrong Rohit Sankar ... Gayle went into the last round at the auctions and was picked up by Kings XI Punjab for his base price of Rs 2 crore. In just four innings, he has already registered a century and two fifties as his new franchise Kings XI Punjab began this year's league on a good note with five wins in seven matches. Advertisement . Are you the BIGGEST fan and Follower of The Most Famous Indian League?-- IPLSo, This is the best channel for you as we bring LATEST News about IPL 2018!Chris Gayle is one of the Players who is not retained by the teams of IPL.Maybe,This is due to lack of performance by Mr. Gayle.Thanks for Serving RCBians Gayle sir!And Thanks for Watching this Video Guys!Subscribe!Like!Share!Support! Yuvraj may not be in the best of form but the big bucks spent at the auction seem to have paid off with the team doing well in the first half of the season under new captain Ravichandran Ashwin. He then successfully sued Australian media after a female massage therapist accused him of exposing himself in the dressing room during the 2015 World Cup. 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Cricketnext Staff; Updated: April 20, 2018, 9:30 AM IST Gayle and Rahul are an excellent opening combination. Chris Gayle did what he does best after a stellar 104 runs unbeaten off just 63 deliveries. The man who owns the record for the fastest T20 century – in 30 balls for RCB against Pune Warriors in the IPL 2013 – has got once last chance thanks to KXIP’s late buy. Stock Market. The 38-year-old Jamaican enforcer, whose fitness and form have been on a steady slide over the last year of so, twice went unsold, on Saturday and on Sunday morning as the T20 showman’s time in IPL seemed to have ended. The 38-year-old, who played for Kolkata Knight Riders in 2009 and 2019 and Royal Challengers Bangalore from 2011-2017, went to KXIP for his base price of Rs 2 crore in … However, Gayle was brought back into the auction one last time, and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), co-owned by actor Preity Zinta and mentored by Virender Sehwag, got him for his base price of Rs 2 crore. The 38-year-old has been exceptional so far but a big knock from the 36-year-old Yuvraj is still awaited. Chris Gayle has been sold to Kings XI Punjab for Rs 2 crore in the IPL 2018. Their stock has nosedived in recent years but if Chris Gayle and Yuvraj Singh win a couple of games for Kings XI Punjab in the upcoming Indian Premier League, mentor Virender Sehwag would take it … "We were very clear that if we spent the money we would get what we were looking for. The highly anticipated auctions for the 11th season of Indian Premier League will start on Saturday, with all the franchises bidding for the players they wish to bring to their team for the upcoming tournament that will start from April 1, 2018. India vs England 1st Test, Day 1 Highlights: At stumps, England's scored 263/3 and Root remained unbeaten on 128. KXIP put 193/3 on the board as Sunrisers could not get to the total and managed 178/4 in reply. Bringing an Indian captain also brings in a lot of flexibility," said Nadia adding that going for Afghan spin sensation Zadran as very much Ashwin's idea. Who will be India's most impactful player in the Test series vs England? (Read | Jaydev Unadkat, seen as priceless asset, trumps Mitchell Starc as biggest bowler buy in IPL auction 2018). Next is Delhi’s former captain and India’s 2011 World Cup hero Gautam Gambhir who has also fixed his base price at Rs 2 crore. On 19 April, Gayle scored 104 * off 63 balls against Sunrisers Hyderabad , and his team won the match by 15 runs. They paid ₹2 crore for the opener, which was his base price. Skipper Joe Root's unbeaten century in his 100th Test took England to 263 for three on a lifeless Chepauk track where the red SG Test lost its hardness after 40th over. Chris Gayle, who was let go by Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2018 player auction, will return to the M Chinnaswamy stadium and Virat Kohli’s side are fully prepared for him. But, in the second phase of the auction, Virender Sehwag suggested to his owners to make a bid on the Big Jamaican and this is how he was bought only for his base price. Chris Gayle holds a series of records to his name in the Indian Premier League (IPL). IPL 2018: Chris Gayle has proved to be quite a bargain buy for Kings XI Punjab in the ongoing Indian Premier League but co-owner Ness Wadia today revealed that the … It was an eventful Day 1 on Saturday – Big players such as Chris Gayle and Lasith Malinga didn’t find any bidders. While Englishman Ben Stokes stole the show, once again, by becoming the most expensive player on Day 1. There is no doubt that Chris Gayle is a phenomenal T20 batsman. The pair’s assured execution against India’s bowlers did force Virat Kohli and the think tank into frequent and long huddles to keep altering the strategy. Kings XI Punjab's Chris Gayle celebrates his century during the IPL 2018 match against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Mohali. IPL 2018 Chris Gayle KL Rahul smash hit as Kings XI Punjab rule over Kolkata Knight Riders. >IPL Auction, 2018, Latest update: That's lunch then. Big respite for Chris Gayle as he was picked up by KXIP. Chris Gayle Vs AB de Villiers IPL Batting Comparison 2008-2018 If you like it ! The hard-hitting opening batsman attracted no bidders in the first two times he was up for auction. Gayle has made a brilliant start to the 2018 IPL, which is surely going to make RCB regret their decision. If you include the pre-season camp, we get about an eight week period in one year. Two months later, Gayle has proved all his critics wrong with two half-centuries and a sensational 104 in four innings. One of the last teams to beat India at home was England in 2012. However, like Yuvraj, he too struggled last year in India. What's in store for Kuldeep? Wadia explained how the franchise got lucky with the Jamaican. Chris Gayle went unsold this year but Ben Stokes once again bagged a huge price. Chris Gayle, with his blistering hundred against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Mohali on Thursday, just showed the world why he is still the most destructive batsman in the world. But there were some massive exclusions in Lasith Malinga, … In fact, the stylish southpaw was dropped from the playing eleven against SunRisers Hyderabad last night. The match in question happened in IPL 2018 at KXIP's home ground in Mohali. IPL 2018: If Chris Gayle, Yuvraj Singh win 2-3 games, we would get ROI, claims Virender Sehwag 13 Mar, 2018 Their stock has nosedived in recent years but if Chris Gayle and Yuvraj Singh win a couple of games for Kings XI Punjab in the upcoming Indian Premier League , mentor Virender Sehwag would take it as a decent return on investment. Would have been such a pity if an IPL legend like him had to miss out. Chris Gayle had unexpectedly gone unsold twice at the IPL 2018 auctions before KXIP bought him for his base price of Rs 2 crore. That was the difference with the old strategy. Gayle and Rahul are an excellent opening combination. Chris Gayle was rejected twice in the IPL Auction 2018 before being finally bought by Kings XI Punjab. "There has to be more international matches (for the teams), more exposure. Bid (INR) Status. Watch: Chris Gayle dances to Sapna Chaudhary's hit Haryanvi song IPL 2018: After going unsold in the first two rounds of the auction, KXIP bought Chris Gayle for his base price. The bowling spearhead strikes twice by overcoming difficult conditions on Day 1 of the first Test against England in Chennai. Welcome to the coverage of Day 2 of the IPL Auction from Bengaluru. Talking about the evolution of IPL over the last decade, Wadia is relieved that being part of the tournament was finally making financial sense. South Africa trails Pakistan by 166 runs in a match it must win to draw the series. His career IPL average is an impressive 41.20, but his recent performances are found wanting. Former batsman Aravinda de Silva has been appointed as the chairman of the Committee on the recommendations by Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa. Stokes joined Steve Smith for Rs 12.5 crore. The hosts ended the day with Jasprit Bumrah dismissing Sibley (87) in the 90th over. Rahul and Gayle were recently hosted by their KXIP teammate Mayank Agarwal on his chat show Open Nets where they spoke about a range of topics from IPL, to life under lockdown and cricket in general. It has been a long wait. He is a genius and knows what it takes to win (having won IPL at CSK). IPL has led to the emergence of cricket leagues around the county. Yet, was he really worth the ₹2 crore₹ ₹KXIP paid for him? His strike-rate was 176.36. IPL 2018, KKR vs KXIP: KL Rahul, Chris Gayle star as visitors clinch crucial win IPL 2018: Yuvraj Singh, Chris Gayle and Joe Root among 1122 names in auction pool 18 sixes! Visit IPLT20.com the official IPLT20 website for minute-to-minute LIVE updates. 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