Chris Gayle has added some excitement to an otherwise dull IPL match-up between Hyderabad and Punjab with some cheeky on-field antics.
The batsman put on his best wicket-keeper impression during the changeover, making for a playful display that delighted the crowd.
Hyderabad successfully defended another low total in the IPL for the second match in a row, beating the Kings by 13 runs. Punjab’s powerful batting lineup, which included the in-form Chris Gayle and Lokesh Rahul up front, was bowled out for 119 in 19.2 overs.
The Kings XI Punjab has been quite brilliant in Vivo IPL 11 so far. Courtesy a sublime opening partnership between Chris Gayle and KL Rahul Punjab have reinvented themselves in this edition.
They stand pretty at the top of the points table alongside Chennai Super Kings with five victories from 6 matches. Even in the 26th match of the tournament, Punjab has started off quite brilliantly so far. Courtesy some exceptional bowling by Ankit Rajpoot, Punjab managed to restrict Hyderabad to a score of 134 in their allotted 20 overs.