BPL franchise Chattogram Challengers introduced on Tuesday that West Indies opener Chris Gayle will take part within the upcoming season, however within the second half of the event.
“Chris Gayle has a hamstring niggle,” Chattogram’s managing director KM Rifatuzzaman informed ESPNCricinfo. “He’ll want a little bit of time to be utterly match. He was at all times going to play within the BPL and although we is not going to have him for the complete marketing campaign, he shall be out there within the latter half,” he added.
Gayle has performed in each season of BPL until now and has appeared for 5 groups, and has performed for Rangpur Riders within the final two seasons. He’s the main ton-scorer of the event too.
Although there have been no feedback made by Gayle on his participation, his agent Rudradeep Banerjee confirmed that he’ll journey to Bangladesh in January.
“Within the MSL he picked up a niggle for which his physician has suggested him remainder of not less than two weeks,” Banerjee mentioned.
The agent additional added that Gayle shall be unavailable in December.
“That form of places him out for December. He can be free for perhaps a recreation or two, however then to fly in to Dhaka and again to West Indies does not make sense.
“If he would have been match he would have performed the primary leg, would have gone dwelling on December 23 and are available again once more on January 4.”