Virender Sehwag Reveals Why KXIP Did Not Bid For Gayle Initially

Virender Sehwag Reveals Why KXIP Did Not Bid For Gayle Initially

The Universe Boss, Chris Gayle has been making a lot of news and gaining a lot of appreciation these days because of his thrilling performances in a few matches he played for Kings XI Punjab in the ongoing season of Indian Premier League.

Chris Gayle is one of the most loved overseas players, famous for his unique swag which makes him unique from the other players on the ground. Chris gayle  is a big name in the cricket world.

However many cricket Pandits and haters of Gayle started believing that as he is getting older, he has lost his charm. This was one of the reasons why he wasn’t bought by any franchises of IPL, even his previous team, Royal Challengers Bangalore didn’t retained him for this season of IPL.


It was the second day of the auction when Virender Sehwag bought him for the base price of Rs.2 crores for Kings XI Punjab. Since day one, Virender Sehwag was very sure of Chris Gayle’s performance. His thrilling performances didn’t came out unexpectedly to him.

Isn’t it right? I saved the IPL – nobody is bigger than Gayle. I was expecting Gayle to do this.” Virender Sehwag said.

“A lot of people said ‘Chris has a point to prove.’  he added.

Virender Sehwag also talked about Gayle’s performance in the last season of IPL for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He said:

He was suffering from a bad back and he missed a lot of games. Virat Kohli dropped him because he was not scoring runs and not many people were going to buy him,”

In an interview, Virender Sehwag said:
“If Chris wins you two games, we have our monies worth. “

Virender Sehwag was not at all surprised with the performance of Chris Gayle. When Chris Gayle scored a century, he took to twitter to express his happiness about the same, have a look at the tweet:

The tweet read:
I saved the IPL by picking – @henrygayle “

Well, we all agree with Virender Sehwag completely. Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

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