IPL 2020, KKR vs KXIP: Chris Gayle has helped Kings XI Punjab turnaround their season© BCCI/IPL
Kings XI Punjab’s (KXIP) Chris Gayle mentioned his retirement isn’t coming anytime quickly after teammate Mandeep Singh informed him to by no means retire. KXIP defeated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by eight wickets within the Indian Premier League (IPL) right here on Monday. After the match, iplt20.com posted a video of Gayle interviewing Singh. Throughout the dialog, Singh informed Gayle that he ought to by no means retire. In reply, the 41-year-old mentioned “cancel retirement” and added that “no retirement coming anytime quickly”. This was KXIP’s fifth straight win within the match and the staff has now claimed the fourth spot on the factors desk. Singh and Gayle scored 66* and 51 runs respectively to assist KXIP chase down the goal of 150 runs, set by KKR.
Singh’s father had handed away on Friday. Singh mentioned his father used to inform him that he ought to stay not out in each sport.
“My father all the time used to inform me that you need to stay not out in each sport and that’s what I wished to do right this moment. Earlier than the sport, I spoke to Rahul, telling him that allow me play my sport and even when I take a number of balls initially, I can win video games for the staff. I feel my father can be actually completely happy right this moment that I completed the sport and remained not out,” Singh mentioned.
“He (Gayle) ought to by no means retire. He’s all the time in nice contact. I’ve by no means seen him battle. He’s in all probability the best T20 participant ever,” Singh had mentioned.
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