IPL 2020: Ravichandran Ashwin picked up Chris Gayle’s wicket for the fifth time in T20 cricket.© Instagram
Ravichandran Ashwin might need didn’t win the sport for Delhi Capitals towards Kings XI Punjab on Tuesday however he did handle to get the higher of Chris Gayle on the Dubai Worldwide Stadium in Match 38 of the continuing Indian Premier League. On Wednesday, Ashwin took to Instagram to share an image of himself with Gayle, wherein he may be seen serving to the West Indian by tying his shoelaces. It was Ashwin’s witty caption that despatched his followers right into a frenzy.
“The satan is at all times within the element. “Tie each his toes collectively, earlier than bowling to him”. @chrisgayle333 you trusted me with it and I’m sorry for letting you down. Powerful day for us @DelhiCapitals however, we are going to bounce again stronger,” Ashwin captioned the put up on Instagram.
Within the match, Gayle was cleaned up by Ashwin because the West Indian batsman missed a slog sweep and the ball crashed onto his stumps.
For Delhi Capitals, Shikhar Dhawan was the star as soon as once more with the bat as he grew to become the primary batsman in IPL’s historical past to smash two back-to-back a whole bunch within the match.
Delhi posted a aggressive whole of 164/5 from their allotted 20 overs.
Mohammed Shami was the choose of the bowlers, ending his quota of 4 overs with figures of two for 28.
Within the chase, KXIP skipper KL Rahul was despatched again within the third over by Axar Patel.
Gayle scored 25 runs off Tushar Deshpande’s over however didn’t convert the beginning into an enormous innings.
Mayank Agarwal had a mix-up within the center with Nicholas Pooran and was run out for 5.
Pooran then stitched an necessary 96-run partnership with Glenn Maxwell to take KXIP inside touching distance of their third consecutive win on this season.
Jimmy Neesham completed the sport with a six to take Punjab to fifth place on the factors desk.
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