IPL 2020: Chris Gayle, who attended Usain Bolt’s birthday bash, takes COVID tests

First Published 25, Aug 2020, 1:01 PM

Kingston (Jamaica): After Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), there was a scare among the Indian Premier League (IPL) fans as Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) batsman Chris Gayle had attended the multiple Olympic champion’s birthday bash last week.

<p>As Gayle has to join his KXIP teammates in the UAE for IPL 2020, the left-handed batsman got himself tested for COVID-19.</p>

As Gayle has to join his KXIP teammates in the UAE for IPL 2020, the left-handed batsman got himself tested for COVID-19.

<p>Last week, he was one of the attendees at Bolt’s party. Bolt is in quarantine in Kingston after testing COVID-19 positive.</p>

Last week, he was one of the attendees at Bolt’s party. Bolt is in quarantine in Kingston after testing COVID-19 positive.

<p>On his Instagram account, on Monday (August 24), the West Indian opening batsman shared videos of the coronavirus tests.</p>

On his Instagram account, on Monday (August 24), the West Indian opening batsman shared videos of the coronavirus tests.

<p>Gayle, as he has always been, was in a jovial mood as he was tested.</p>

Gayle, as he has always been, was in a jovial mood as he was tested.

<p>Sharing videos on Instagram Stories, Gayle announced to his fans that his tests had turned negative.</p>

Sharing videos on Instagram Stories, Gayle announced to his fans that his tests had turned negative.

<p>Now, Gayle is set to travel to the UAE to join his Punjab teammates.</p>

Now, Gayle is set to travel to the UAE to join his Punjab teammates.

<p>The big Jamaican is the highest run scorer in T20s and is one of the best in IPL.</p>

The big Jamaican is the highest run scorer in T20s and is one of the best in IPL.

<p>Gayle holds the record for the highest individual score in IPL with 175 not out.</p>

Gayle holds the record for the highest individual score in IPL with 175 not out.

<p>IPL 2020 will be played in the UAE from September 19 to November 10.</p>

IPL 2020 will be played in the UAE from September 19 to November 10.

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