With the Abu Dhabi T10 league coming up, West Indies legendary batsman Chris Gayle has told the fans that a classic cricket entertainment is waiting on the cards. The T10 league will start in five days’ time and Gayle will be wearing the Team Abu Dhabi Jersey. Gayle, who is a destructive batsman and can tonk it out of the stadium is really excited to be part of the tournament where the big names will making their mark.
“We are all very excited that the competition is just 5 days. can’t wait to hit some big shots in the Abu Dhabi T10. Classic cricket entertainment is definitely on the cards this season,” said Chris Gayle in an official release.
Chris Gayle will be playing alongside some of the big names like Shahid Afridi, Kieran Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, Shoaib Malik in the tournament.
“It’s Not About Seeing The Ball Or Hitting The Ball” – Kieran Pollard
The West Indies big-hitter Kieran Pollard who will be captaining the Deccan gladiators has also made an interesting statement about the planning and execution. He also stressed the fact that cricket is not about seeing the ball or hitting the ball and to think on your feet is also a needed skill to succeed. He mentioned that he grew up playing this kind of cricket which has allowed him to read the opposition and his experience has played its part too.
“The thrill and excitement of T10 is limitless. But it’s actually not too dissimilar to the kind of cricket I grew up playing. It’s not about seeing the ball or hitting the ball. You need to be able to think on your feet, anticipate and execute plans without pausing too much. It suits me, to be honest, my experience stands me in good stead when reading the opposition,” said Pollard in a statement.
The fourth edition Of The Abu Dhabi T10 Tournament
The fourth edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 tournament is ready to get underway from January 28 to February 6. The tournament remains the only 10-over tournament to be sanctioned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) until now — and it has also been licensed by the Emirates Cricket Board.
The tournament has had a lot of positive responses and it is growing in stature really well.