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Twitter Went Berserk After Vijay Mallya Shared A Picture With Chris Gayle

Indian businessman and former Member of Parliament Vijay Mallya recently met with legendary West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle and shared a picture on the micro-blogging site, which has become a hot topic of discussion now.

Vijay Mallya Signed Chris Gayle For RCB In 2011

For the unversed, former owner of IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), has fled the country after defaulting on payment of around INR 9,000 crore he borrowed from the banks. He has been living in the United Kingdom for the last few years.

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Vijay Mallya was the initial owner of the Royal Challengers Bangalore and he played an instrumental role in signing up ‘Universe Boss’ Chris Gayle.

Vijay Mallya
Image Source – The Indian Express

The Universe Boss, Chris Gayle, who is hailed as one of the most destructive batters to have played in the T20 format, has been sensational for RCB over the years in the Indian Premier League. All thanks to his contribution to the cash-rich league, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame along with former South Africa batter AB de Villiers.

It was in the year 2011 when Gayle joined Royal Challengers Bangalore and went on to play for the franchise till 2017. During his stay at the RCB, he dominated the Indian Premier League and smashed 3420 runs in 91 games at an average of 43.29 and strike rate of 154.40, including 21 fifties and 5 centuries.

Mallya Met Gayle

On Wednesday, Mallya took to his Twitter and shared a picture with Gayle. In his Tweet, he described the Jamaican legend as the “best acquisition ever”. Sharing the picture, he also expressed how he felt after meeting his “good friend” after a long time. He wrote:

“Great to catch up with my good friend Christopher Henry Gayle @henrygayle, the Universe Boss. Super friendship since I recruited him for RCB. Best acquisition of a player ever,” 

Check out the Tweet:

The Tweet went viral in no time and was flooded with reactions from Twitterati. People on social media couldn’t stay calm and came up with hilarious reactions while trolling the businessman.

Check out some hilarious reactions:

 

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