IPL 2020 CSK vs KXIP: Can ‘T20 ka Bradman’ Gayle help KXIP win playoff test against CSK ?

CSK vs KXIP in Dream11 IPL 2020 : Kings XI Punjab batsman Chris Gayle blasted 99 runs against Rajasthan Royals to once again show his class in the last match against Rajasthan Royals. But still KXIP finished on the losing side. Today once again Gayle and KXIP will be on a test. Perhaps the biggest test of all which will determine whether they get eliminated or they make it to playoffs.

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CSK vs KXIP : Can Gayle force help KXIP win CSK and playoff test ?

Chris Gayle without any doubt is one of the greatest limited-overs batsmen of all time. Gayle, despite being 41-years-old, has shown no signs of slowing down. As he is blasting the bowlers all around in the six matches he has played in IPL 2020. As the Universe Boss made a unique record in the T20 cricket by becoming the first to complete 1000 sixes, former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag called Gayle T20 cricket’s Don Bradman.

“T20 ka Bradman- Chris Gayle. Without a doubt the greatest that there has ever been @henrygayle. Entertainment ka baap. #KXIPvRR,” Sehwag tweeted.

Top 5 batsmen with most sixes in T20 Cricket

  • 1001 – Chris Gayle
  • 690 – Kieron Pollard
  • 485 – Brendon McCullum
  • 467 – Shane Watson
  • 447 – Andre Russell
  • 417 – AB de Villiers

In just 6 matches this IPL, Gayle has now scored 276 runs @ 46.0

With such a brilliant form – Gayle along with captain KL Rahul will be the biggest hope for KXIP against CSK. If both these players can get going – not only battle against CSK can be won but also KXIP can achieve the playoff target.

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CSK vs KXIP : What KXIP has to do to qualify for IPL 2020 playoffs ?

Check what KXIP has to do to qualify ?

Kings XI Punjab: Played 13, Points 12, NRR -0.133 Remaining match: vs Super Kings

  • First thing KXIP will have to do is to win the last match against CSK. Better the margin of win, better will be for KXIP.
  • They are now in a good position after DC & RCB’s heavy defeats on Saturday. Their current run-rate is better than both. So whoever loses the match, KXIP can still qualify with better NRR.
  • Beat CSK at any cost.

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