Destructive West Indies batsman Chris Gayle may not be in great form in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League but he surely knows how to be in the limelight. (Chris Gayle trolls Ahmed Shehzad over Pakistan axe)One of the world’s most devastating limited-overs batsmen, Gayle, who is playing for the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore in the cash-rich league, is a popular figure amongst cricket fans fans worldwide.Recently, the former West Indies captain got a proposal on Twitter from one of his Indian female fans for a date.If u paying the bill, sure. ??? https://t.co/tXbDQBUX4I Chris Gayle (@henrygayle) May 4, 2016And the big Jamaican, known for his witty replies, accepted the proposal but with a condition. Interestingly, the girl also agreed to Gayle’s condition but not before putting out a rider [email protected] sure but in one condition u have to score a ton in next ipl match for rcb.! Miss Arohi (@carohi517) May 4, 2016Gayle, who was recently blessed with a baby girl, has scored just eight runs in three matches that he has played so far. The burly left-handed batsman had slammed the fastest World T20 hundred against England in March at the Wankhede Stadium but he has failed to make his mark yet in this year’s IPL.
Barcelona skipper Lionel Messi will not travel to the United States for the club’s pre-season tour after sustaining a calf problem on his return to training from a close season break, the La Liga champions said on Monday.The Argentine forward experienced discomfort in his right leg during Monday’s training session and tests confirmed that the 32-year-old had suffered a grade one calf strain, forcing him out of the tour.Messi will remain in Barcelona… his availability to come back to action will be dictated by his recovery, Barcelona said in a statement on their website.Barcelona are set to travel to the U.S. later on Monday, with two friendly matches scheduled against Italian Serie A side Napoli on Aug. 7 (Miami) and 10 (Michigan).Messi was banned from international duty for three months and fined $50,000 after levelling accusations of corruption at South American soccer chiefs during last month’s Copa America.He was sent off against Chile in the third-place playoff and later alleged that the tournament had been fixed in favour of hosts Brazil, who defeated Argentina in the semi-final on their way to the title.Read more | Community Shield: Manchester City beat Liverpool on penalties to lift titleAlso see: