T20 World Cup 2024 [WATCH]: Chris Gayle gets autographs from Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam ahead of IND vs PAK game

Jun 9, 2024

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New York is currently buzzing with cricket enthusiasm as arch-foes India and Pakistan battle in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. This marks their first encounter in this year’s 20-team competition, with anticipation running high.

Cricket legends boost the hype

The excitement surrounding the match soared with the presence of cricket legends such as Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh, Shahid Afridi, and Chris Gayle at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium. Nonetheless, Gayle captured the spotlight with his distinct outfit and interactions.

Chris Gayle gets autographs on his distinctive jacket

Gayle sported a jacket that embodied the spirit of the event. One sleeve displayed the colors of the Indian flag, while the other showcased Pakistan’s green. This standout attire was further decorated with signatures from cricket icons Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Babar Azam.

Gayle mingled with players from both teams, obtaining their autographs on his fashionable jacket. This gesture symbolized the camaraderie and respect that transcends the intense rivalry on the pitch.

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Toss and strategies

As the match began, Pakistan’s captain Babar won the toss and opted to bowl first. His choice was influenced by the weather conditions and a pitch that retained some dampness after a light drizzle.

Indian captain Rohit, although he would have chosen to bowl first as well, appeared confident and ready at the toss. He emphasized the importance of adapting to the conditions and maintaining momentum from previous games.

“Would’ve bowled first too. We need to assess how conditions play and come up with an idea of what a good score is. Those games have helped us assess conditions here. We’ve spoken about what we need to do as a batting unit to get a good score and then we’ve got the bowling unit to defend. Every game is important in a World Cup, you can’t just show up. Anything can happen. We’re sticking to the same XI,” Rohit said at the toss.

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