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“In prep for IPL next year” – Chris Gayle post a photo from his workout session

Universe Boss Chris Gayle is not a part of IPL 2022 after he didn’t enter the mega auction, that took place last month. However, it won’t be a surprise if that giant West Indian turns for IPL 2023 at the age of 43.

An entertainer and a prolific batter, Gayle has been a tremendous ambassador of the game. He is loved by one and all and enjoys a massive fanbase in India, having played in the IPL over the years.

And the cricketer is planning to return to the cash-rich league next season. The superstar recently shared a picture from this training session, getting into shape. Sharing an image on his Instagram story, Chris Gayle wrote:

“Work just start!! Lets go, In prep for IPL next year!”

(Credit: Instagram/Chris Gayle)

Meanwhile, if reports are to be believed true, a couple of his former franchises were keen on having the season campaigned in their squad. However, it was Gayle, who didn’t register for mega auction. The reason for not entering the auction is still unknown.

Incidentally, Chris Gayle has hardly played any cricket in recent times and it will a great inspiration if he managed to make a return to the IPL, a tournament which has given him a lot.


Chris Gayle records in IPL

One of the greatest batters to play in T20 cricket, Chris Gayle has taken the IPL sphere by storm with his wide array of shots. He had a dream run between 2011 to 2013 and breached the 700-run mark twice during this period.

Gayle was eventually retained by the RCB. He only managed to breach the 450-run mark once after being retained and was released after IPL 2017. He joined PBKS for Rs 2 crore in 2018 and scored 1339 runs for them in 41 matches across 4 seasons.

Overall, Chris Gayle has scored 4965 runs in 142 matches. He has 6 centuries and 31 half-centuries. The southpaw also holds the record for the most sixes in his IPL career. The southpaw has smacked  357 sixes from 141 innings.

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