IPL 2021: Bad news for Punjab Kings, Chris Gayle will now leave the team and return home, Gayle withdraws his name from IPL.
In the 14th season of the Indian Premier League 2021, the team of Punjab Kings is struggling hard to make it to the playoffs and in the meantime, it has suffered a setback. Punjab Kings’ dangerous batsman Chris Gayle has decided to return home due to fatigue in the bio-bubble.
Why Chris Gayle has withdrawn from IPL 2021 second phase?
Punjab Kings batsman Chris Gayle said that I have been in the bio-bubble environment for a long time and because of this I am feeling very tired both mentally and physically. Chris Gayle was performing very poorly in the second leg of IPL being held in the UAE.
But Gayle is one such name who has the ability to turn the match with his bat in any match. Punjab Kings’ dangerous batsman Chris Gayle said that he was in the bio-bubble of the SWII, then the CPL and immediately thereafter the IPL, which has left him mentally and physically exhausted, reports CrickBuzz.
Gayle wants to return to the field fresh –
In such a situation, he wants to return to the field by being refreshed mentally. Punjab Kings(PBKS) team has played a total of 11 matches so far this season, in which they have won 4 matches and lost 7 matches.
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What will have to be done now for the team of Punjab Kings to reach the playoffs?
For Punjab Kings led by Lokesh Rahul, victory in every match has become very important to reach the playoffs. Even after that, she can make it to the playoffs only because of her run rate being higher than the rest of the team.
For this, Punjab Kingdom will have to win all its remaining 3 matches by a big margin. In this current season, at present, the team of Punjab is at the sixth place in the points table. At the same time, the bat of Gayle, the batsman who hit the most sixes in IPL this year, has been very silent.
What will be the impact of Chris Gayle leaving IPL 2021 on the Punjab Kings team?
Universal boss Gayle has scored 193 runs in 10 matches played this season with a strike rate of 125.32. In such a situation, Punjab Kings may have to suffer heavy losses due to Chris Gayle leaving the team back, but it can be a very difficult time for Punjab.