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PM Narendra Modi Sends A Message To Chris Gayle On 73rd Republic Day

On the 73rd Republic Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent wishes to West Indian cricketer Chris Gayle, recognising his strong bond and love for India. Gayle took to microblogging site Twitter to reveal that he received a personal letter from PM Modi. Gayle also wished India a Happy 73rd Republic Day in his tweet.

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During IPL 2021, pacer Mohammed Shami had revealed that Chris Gayle loves the Indian culture and often tries to speak in Hindi and Punjabi. “Chris Gayle loves to speak in Hindi. Most of the time, he likes to have fun in Hindi. While talking in English, he suddenly starts speaking in Hindi. The way we hum songs in Hindi, he speaks (Hindi) in the same way. Punjabi Cricketers from our team teach him Punjabi as well”, Shami had told ABP Ananda.

Chris Gayle Unavailable for IPL 2022 auctions

According to reports, Christopher Henry Gayle has not registered for the upcoming mega-auctions which are set to be held in February 2022. In his 13-year IPL journey, Gayle has played for three franchises- Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings.

Gayle scored 4965 runs in the IPL, averaging 40 with 6 centuries and 31 fifties at a strike rate of 149. In the tournament’s history, he holds multiple records, including the most centuries (6) and the best individual score – 175*. He has smashed 357 sixes in the IPL, which is the most by any batter. AB de Villiers at the second spot is behind Gayle by a margin of 106 sixes.

Gayle is extremely famous in India, where his entertaining batting has enthralled the fans over the years. Especially, his stint with RCB will be remembered for a long time. Even today, everyone expects a GayleStorm whenever Gayle bats. He is a T20 superstar, and all the IPL fans will definitely miss the fireworks from his bat.


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