IPL 2020: Kings XI Punjab Gayle tests negative for COVID-19 after attending Usain Bolt’s birthday party

Indian Premier League franchise Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) player Chris Gayle has tested negative for COVID-19, days after reportedly coming into contact with COVID-positive sprinter Usain Bolt at the latter’s birthday party.

Chris Gayle took to social media platform and announced that his results have come negative. “Couple days ago. 1st Covid-19 test.. Before travel I need 2 negative test,” one of his posts ready. In another post, Gayle wrote, “The last one went a bit too far in my nose. Phew. Result was negative.”

He also wrote, “I’m going to stay home for 2020… not gonna travel again… nah sah! Tan a mi yard!! Keep the change! Excuse me!.”

Also read: Usain Bolt tests positive after his birthday bash, KingsXI Punjab Chris Gayle also attended the party

Eight-time Olympic champion former sprinter Usain Bolt on Monday said he is awaiting results of a COVID-19 test that he underwent during the weekend and has gone into self-quarantine as a precautionary measure.

The 34-year-old Bolt posted a short video on his Twitter page, addressing widespread speculation that he has tested positive for the dreaded virus after birthday celebrations on August 21 during which social distancing norms were reportedly not followed.The Jamaican Olympic great is reportedly now in self-isolation at home.