Ace cricketer Chris Gayle is finally in Dubai for the 13th episode of IPL 2020 in the UAE. He has been rested COVID-19 negative twice. This comes after Chris attending the birthday celebrations of Usain Bolt who was tested COVID positive and is under home isolation. He shared his spirit on Instagram saying, “Don’t tell me about the sky…right now I have no limits…I want a whopper…I’m getting a whopper!! I want champagne…I’m getting champagne #UniverseBoss #Dubai #ImBack”

Hailing as the highest run-scorer in T20s, the Universe Boss will be tested at the airport upon landing followed by a six-day quarantine with scheduled testings’ on the first, third and fifth day.

Once he earns a clearance on the COVID tests, he will be able to meet his team players and will gain access to the secured arena of Indian Premier League 2020.

KL Rahul confirmed that Chris Gayle will be a part of the core team for the scheduled IPL 2020.

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IPL in Dubai

IPL 2020 will be played
from 19th Sep to 10th Nov 2020
in 3 emirates - Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah.


The official website on IPL 2020 has a video streaming, “We at Kings XI Punjab have had a great experience with Chris and me luckily, I have played with him for years now, we have shared great friendship, we have had some partnerships in the middle, he is a great guy to have in the team. He is somebody who will win matches for us”.

For IPL, Chris Gayle has played 24 matches for Kings XI Punjab. He has managed to score 858 runs, 104 being the highest in IPL 2018.

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Chris Gayle and KL Rahul are likely to don as opening batsmen in the upcoming IPL 2020.

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