After the final draft of BPL season 4, all the cricket lovers became excited to see Gayle’s name in Tamim Iqbal’s Chittagong Vikings. Not only the fans, Icon Tamim Iqbal is also waiting for the opportunity to open the batting with Twenty20 legend Chris Gayle.
In a recent interview Tamim expressed his joy for this. He said, “I am definitely looking forward to opening with [Gayle]. I’ve never batted with him. It’ll be a different experience.”
Tamim knows the ability of Gayle and so said, “He is such a player…when he is on song, the game of cricket looks so easy. He is without a doubt the best player in this format.”
Gayle’s presence in the team can be dangerous for Vikings too. If the players depend too much on Gayle, then whenever he will fail to score big the totall team will fail.
Tamim Iqbal knows that too. Thus he said, “I don’t want any Chris Gayle factor in the team. When there is something like this and that player fails, the whole team falls short.”
Dashing opener of Bangladesh added, “I think [Anamul Haque] Bijoy matters as much to us as Gayle does. Everybody must have the same importance. I refuse to give any one player extra importance.”
Chittagong will take on Mushfiqur Rahim’s Barisal Bulls in their opening match of the Bangladesh Premier League which will be starting in a few hours in Mirpur.