When we talk of Chris Gayle in India, although cricket fans know him as the West Indies legend, he is more popularly known for also being a part of the IPL team called Royal Challengers Bangalore. The Jamaican cricketer had a run-in on Saturday with his IPL team's former owner Vijay Mallya. The former had tweeted a picture of the two calling the latter a big boss and a rockstar. They met at the Formula 1 British Grand Prix.
Check out Chris Gayle's tweet below:
Gayle announced his retirement from One Day International matches after the 2019 cricket world cup. The decision was withdrawn in June when the cricketer expressed his interest in being a part of the ODIs against India in August and any possible test match as well in the future. Earlier in July, English celebrity Piers Morgan had shared the scorecard of a friendly club cricket match that he and Kevin Pietersen had been a part of. The scorecard revealed that Gayle had also been a part of the match.
Check out Piers Morgan's Instagram post below:
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Gayle has been a part of the IPL since its inception and has been a part of RCB always. The team was and is still owned by United Spirits Limited, a beverage company. Being the company's chairman, Mallya owned the RCB team. He bought the Bangalore franchise rights in 2008 from the BCCI for 111 million dollars making it the second-highest bid after Mumbai's franchise. After his loan evasion case, he stepped down from the USL's board of directors in 2016. Currently, USL's President and Chief Marketing Officer, Amrit Thomas is the new head of RCB. However, it seems that Gayle misses the old boss.Read More