Chris Gayle pulls out of LPL because of injury

By November 19, 2020

Chris Gayle has withdrawn from the 2020 edition of the Lanka Premier League.

He was signed by the Kandy Tuskers for the 2020 season.

Gayle, who scored 288 runs in the recently concluded IPL despite playing only seven matches, has cited injury as the reason for his decision not to participate. The self-styled Universe Boss scored three half centuries including a top score of 99 against the Rajasthan Royals on October 30 and averaged 41.44.

He hit 15 fours and 23 sixes.

Last month, Andre Russell, who plays for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL, withdrew from the LPL also citing injury.

The first match of the 2020 LPL is set to bowl off on November 26.

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