Legends League Cricket: Chris Gayle Named in Gujarat Giants Squad

Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle

Universal Boss Chris Gayle have been drafter in by Gujarat Giants for the upcoming Legends League Cricket which kickstarts from September 16 at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

Chris Gayle Named in Gujarat Giants Squad

As per the draft rules, franchises have three days to finalise their respective squad including any additional choice of Cricket Legend with their available franchise purse.

“After Friday’s draft, Gujarat Giants had clearly expressed their desire to buy Chris Gayle with the remaining purse from their individual INR 8 Cr franchise purse. We facilitated the discussion and are glad that Gayle will be seen playing for the Adani Sportsline team,” said Raman Raheja, CEO and Co-Founder, Legends League Cricket.

The four franchises had a combined purse of Rs 32 crore and bought 59 cricketers at the players’ draft.

The players’ draft included 79 cricketers and each team had a purse of Rs 8 crore each. Each team was given three days to submit their final squad wherein they can buy more players with the available purse.

Giants had already spent INR 5,51,80,000 to buy 15 stalwarts on Friday, during the virtual draft and were left with INR 2,48,20,000 to finalise their squad.

Gujarat Giants

Virender Sehwag (Captain), Parthiv Patel, Chris Gayle, Elton Chigumbura, Chris Tremlett, Richard Levi, Graeme Swann, Joginder Sharma, Ashoke Dinda, Daniel Vettori, Kevin O’Brien, Stuart Binny, Mitchell McClenaghan, Lendl Simmons, Manvinder Bisla and Ajantha Mendis.