IPL Auction 2018 Live: Chris Gayle gets rejected twice, finally sold to KXIP: Well, IPL 2018 live 2nd day auction has happened tomorrow and all Teams are almost ready for the players and team setups. Overall, IPL Auction 2018 is one of the surprising things which happened this year because so many players went outside of the boundaries of their bid and made some big bucks from the auction. On the other hand, IPL auction 2018 went average for some big players and the end up getting disappointments.
Here, we are talking about Chris Gayle who gets rejected in the IPL Auction 2018 twice before being finally bought by Kings XI Punjab. Well, the -year-old, played for Kolkata Knight Riders in 2009 and Royal Challengers Bangalore from 2011-2017, went to KXIP for his base price of Rs 2 crore in the last round of the player auction held in Bengaluru. Overall, there was a time when people only used to talk about Gayle and now you can see that how hard he got his client.
IPL Auction 2018: Kings XI Punjab Bought Chris Gayle-
Well, reports are suggesting that Gayle was ignored by almost all teams and then somehow he ended up being in the Kings XI Punjab team. Gayle did not attract any bids on Saturday but the West Indian power-hitter would have pinned his hopes on the accelerated bidding process. This time Gayle didn’t have any great luck this time and he sold for Rs 2.30 crore only. Rajasthan Royals were the only other team who had any money left in their purse to bid for Gayle. However, they did not have enough to bid against KXIP.
No player has scored more IPL hundreds than Gayle’s five. In 101 matches in the tournament, he has scored 3626 runs at an average of 41.20. His 175 against Pune Warriors back in 2013 remains the highest individual score in IPL history. Still, nobody wanted to buy this player anymore because they don’t want to invest in any player like his who is about to get old.