IPL9 team Royal Challengers Bangalore’s star player Chris Gayle is blessed with a baby girl. Now he has flown back to Jamaica to be with his partner and he will not play the next two IPL matches.
Yesterday, Gayle tweeted a picture of himself on board an aircraft, with the caption, “I’m on my way, Baby.”
Gayle will miss RCB match against defending champions Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium today (20 April) and also the next game against Rising Pune Supergiants in Pune on Friday. The next match of RCB is on Sunday against Gujarat Lions in Rajkot. Gayle might be back for this match.
However, Virat Kohli is not worried about Gayle. He said, “I am sure he will come good at some stage of the tournament. Probably, he may get a hundred for us when it’s required the most. I am not too worried about Gayle because the other guys are stepping up nicely. Cricket is all about grabbing the opportunity if some others fail. Chris takes a lot of pride playing for RCB. He has been a standout player for us. I think people just expect a lot out of him every T20 match he plays because he is good at it and has scored 17 centuries, which is not a joke. So, expectations are high and Gayle wants to live up to them.”
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