Legends League Cricket 2022: Yusuf Pathan reveals why he wants Chris Gayle’s bat, check HERE
Both the batters admitted that they were in awe of each other’s batting capabilities and wanted to exchange bats with each other. Yusuf Pathan said that he always tries to learn from Chris Gayle.
Diwali came early for the Jodhpur fans as they were treated to some power-hitting in true Chris Gayle and Yusuf Pathan-style in a Legends League Cricket 2022 match as cricket returned to the blue city after 20 years. Playing against each other in their league stage match, Gujarat Giants’ Gayle hit a 40-ball 68 that included nine boundaries and three sixes while Pathan played a match-winning knock of 39 off 18 balls. He slammed four sixes and a boundary.
Both the batters admitted that they were in awe of each other’s batting capabilities and wanted to exchange bats with each other. Pathan said that he always tries to learn from Gayle. “The way Gayle bats is praise-worthy. He has always been a power hitter and likes to dominate bowling attacks. I get to learn so much from him.
“I would really like to have his bat and keep it as a prized possession. I know that we both use different kinds of bats with different weights so I might not use his bat to play. But I would still want his bat and keep it as a memento,” the former India all-rounder Yusuf Pathan said.
The Universe Boss Gayle in response said he is open to exchanging bats. “He wants my bat and I don’t know why. But I guess he wants something from the Universe Boss. I might exchange bats with him,” the former West Indian captain Chris Gayle said.
Both these T20 stalwarts, who have been on song so far in the season, will once again meet each other in the eliminator tonight when Gujarat Giants take on Bhilwara Kings.
What a sight! It was a lot of play and a lot of fun last night as our #legends @henrygayle @iamyusufpathan @IrfanPathan @parthiv9 shared some light moments of laughter and fun. @Bhilwarakings @GujaratGiants#LLCT20 #LegendsLeagueCricket #BossLogonKaGame pic.twitter.com/2jVfpQs6Cg— Legends League Cricket (@llct20) October 1, 2022
Yusuf Pathan was seen in a heated exchange in Sunday night’s Qualifier 1 between India Capitals and Bhilwara Kings. During the first innings, former Australia bowler was seen exchanging some heated words with Yusuf Pathan and he even pushed the former India all-rounder.
After the incident, Pathan smacked Johnson for 6,4,6 before getting out in the same over. Clearly, the Indian all-rounder was not happy with the former Australia bowler's attitude.