In a match of Indian premier league, Chris Gayle truly batted like Shahid Afridi when he never stopped to hit the ball for a huge six. Shahid Afridi used to say in the interviews that he loved hitting every ball out of the park and never had any favorite shot other than six. Chris Gayle also did that with the bowler of India who kept on bowling in lose deliveries. Spinner of India lost his confidence while bowling to the left hand batsman.
Indian premier league of India had produced many players who had played in the national team of India. The league was supposed to give exposure to the young and talented players. One of the young talented spinners got smashed by Chris Gayle when he did not spare him and started to hit his deliveries out of the boundaries. It just happened like Shahid Afridi was playing.
Chris Gayle along with Shahid Afridi have been considered to be the most valuable players in the shorter format due to their hitting sixes abilities. Chris Gayle again showed with his majestic hitting that he was one of the top hitters of the cricket ball. The leg spinner of India was shattered in his confidence and used many options to stop him from sixes.
Innings of Chris Gayle in Indian Premier League was watched and shared by lots of cricket fans on the social media. People loved to see sixes and boundaries in the modern day cricket while in the past the cricket experts called real cricket to be the test match cricket. With the batting innovations of Chris Gayle and Shahid Afridi, cricket fans have started to take interest in shorter format rather than test matches.
During Indian Premier League matches, Chris Gayle had to go back to his home country since his life partner was expecting a child. After the comeback from West Indies, the left hander batsman turned into someone like Shahid Afridi when he kept on smashing every ball.
Chris Gayle Hits Like Afridi