Chris Gayle to lead Telengana Tigers in Indian Veteran Premier League

Chris Gayle is set to captain Telengana Tigers in the inaugural edition of Indian Veteran Premier League. Suresh Raina and Munaf Patel are other key players participating in this tournament.

Chris Gayle. (Source: Cricket Country)

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Chris Gayle is ready to display his signature power hitting in Dehradun. He currently holds the record for most runs scored in the game’s shortest version. In the Indian Veteran Premier League (IVPL), Chris Gayle, a prolific former West Indian batter, will captain the Telangana Tigers. The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun will host the IVPL from February 23 to March 3. It is expected to feature a captivating exhibition of cricket brilliance.

Gayle expressed his enthusiasm for the competition by saying, “What gets me going? My belief in myself and the sounds of the crowd going crazy. This is the Universe Boss, and I’m back on the pitch with big names in the first Indian Veteran Premier League. So gear up for the IVPL because old is gold.”

Former Indian cricketers Suresh Raina and Virender Sehwag, as well as former West Indies batsman Ricardo Powell, will be starting with Gayle for the Telangana Tigers.

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The Indian Premier League (IVPL), which is run by 100 Sports and arranged by the Board for Veteran Cricket in India (BVCI), is expected to feature a remarkable display of cricketing prowess, with a roster of former players such Herschelle Gibbs, Yusuf Pathan, Chris Gayle, Munaf Patel, Rajat Bhatia, and Praveen Kumar.

Acting President of BVCI and IVPL Chairman Praveen Tyagi stated, “We are trying to create one of the best leagues in India after IPL; we have added the best cricket players in the world.”

VVIP Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan Legends, Red Carpet Delhi, Telangana Tigers, Chhattisgarh Warriors, and Mumbai Champions are among the teams taking part. Reuniting regional stars and cricketing legends to rediscover their love of the game, each squad is a powerhouse of skill. There will be four to five globally renowned players on each squad.

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