IPL 2021: Chris Gayle opts out of the tournament due to Bio-bubble fatigue

Chris Gayle will leave the Indian Premier League bio-bubble in order to refresh and focus on T20 World Cup

Shocking news coming in for the Universe Boss fans! Chris Gayle chooses to opt-out of the remainder of the IPL. He has decided to leave the secure bio-bubble and will not feature for the Punjab Kings for their remaining games.

These stringent rules have often been difficult for our professional cricketers, causing bubble fatigue. Before Gayle, players like Ben Stokes, Dawid Malan, Liam Livingstone, and Andrew Tye have all opted out of their respective franchise or International commitments due to bubble fatigue, to focus on their mental health.

Chris Gayle too has taken this decision keeping in mind the T20 World Cup which begins on 17th October. The 42-year-old has opted to prioritize his mental health and take a bit of a breather from bubble environments to stay fresh and energized in what could be his last T20 World Cup as a player for West Indies.

Chris Gayle has been part of bio-bubbles constantly since cricket resumed post the pandemic, starting from the 2020 Indian Premier League. He played many home games too. As a result, kept shifting bio-bubbles. Citing Bio-bubble fatigue, he has decided to opt-out of the game.

Punjab Kings franchise supports the cricketer in his decision. Best of luck to Gayle for the upcoming T20 World Cup.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More