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IPL 2020: Kings XI Punjab Opt To Bowl vs DC; Chris Gayle, Ajinkya Rahane Don't Make It To Playing XI

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Last Updated: September 20, 2020, 22:33 IST

Chris Gayle – (M – 125, R – 4484, Best – 175*) - Chris Gayle or ‘Universe Boss’ at the IPL has always been source of immense joy for fans as his approach to batting is very simple. He either stays in and scores plenty of runs or gets dismissed early on, apart from being an entertaining personality on the field too. T20 cricket’s single greatest entertainer, first conquered Bangalore before making a quiet move to Kings XI Punjab in 2018, and made instant impact with another strong season that included a century against Sunrisers Hyderabad. (Photo: IPLT20)

Chris Gayle – (M – 125, R – 4484, Best – 175*) - Chris Gayle or ‘Universe Boss’ at the IPL has always been source of immense joy for fans as his approach to batting is very simple. He either stays in and scores plenty of runs or gets dismissed early on, apart from being an entertaining personality on the field too. T20 cricket’s single greatest entertainer, first conquered Bangalore before making a quiet move to Kings XI Punjab in 2018, and made instant impact with another strong season that included a century against Sunrisers Hyderabad. (Photo: IPLT20)

Here is how Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab line up for their first game of the DREAM11 IPL 2020. Chris Gayle and Ajinkya Rahane cannot find a place in the teams.

Kings XI Punjab decided to bowl first after winning the toss against Delhi Capitals in an IPL encounter here on Sunday.

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‘Universe Boss’ Chris Gayle and India’s Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane did not make it to the playing XI of KXIP and DC respectively.

For KXIP, Chris Jordan, Glenn Maxwell, Nicholas Pooran and Sheldon Cottrell are four overseas players while DC picked Anrich Nortje, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer and Kagiso Rabada in their side.

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The Teams:

Delhi Capitals: Shreyas Iyer (capt), Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shimron Hetmyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Mohit Sharma:

Kings XI Punjab: Lokesh Rahul (capt), Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, Glenn Maxwell, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Krishnappa Gowtham, Chris Jordan, Sheldon Cottrell, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami.