Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) skipper KL Rahul said that flamboyant opener Chris Gayle is still hungry at 41 and that it was a tough call to not make the West Indian play in the initial matches.
Punjab rode on half-centuries from Rahul and Chris Gayle to win a thrilling last-ball encounter as KXIP beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by eight wickets.
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“He’s (Gayle) not been feeling well in the last couple of weeks. But, he is hungry even at 41. He always wanted to play from the first day. He was training hard, he wanted be out on the park. It was a tough call to make and not make him play. It’s important to keep the lion hungry. Wherever he bats, he’s dangerous. He’s taken it up as a challenge as well. He’ll still be intimidating,” Rahul said.
The Punjab skipper further said that his team is much better than what it reflects on the points table and that as…