ICC World Twenty20: Bachchan wants Gayle hundred, Indian win. Check out how Gayle responded to Big B

first_imgWest Indies batting star Chris Gayle dropped in to meet Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan in his Mumbai residence yesterday, days before his side’s ICC World Twenty20 clash against India at the city’s Wankhede Stadium. (Full World T20 Coverage )Gayle, who blasted the fastest World T20 hundred against England at the same venue in their opening match in this edition, is widely loved and adored in India, thanks to his stint with the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League.Bachchan, known fondly as Big B, has been one of Team India’s most vocal celebrity supporters. He was present at the Eden Gardens for the marquee India-Pakistan clash and even sung the national anthem before the start of the game. The senior actor was recently in the news when he joined several other fans in slamming Andrew Flintoff after he trolled Virat Kohli on Twitter. (Also read: Virat Kohli back as top-ranked T20I batsman )Both Bachchan and Gayle took to social media to share a picture of them posing together.Gayle thanked Bachchan for his hospitality and revealed that the actor wanted him to score a hundred but hoped for an Indian victory. Gayle said he would much rather take the win instead of the ton.Gayle did not bat against Sri Lanka, missed out against South Africa and scored only 4 against Afghanistan. But if he returns to any of the form that saw him destroy England with a 48-ball hundred at the Wankhede Stadium, India could bid their chances of winning the World T20 goodbye.advertisementlast_img read more