Gayle, Afridi sign for Big Bash league
Gayle played for the Thunder last season, scoring 252 runs at an average of 42 and hitting a league-high 22 sixes. His tally included a century from 54 balls against Adelaide, which included 11 sixes.
Sydney coach Shane Duff said "along with (Australian Test opener) David Warner, Chris Gayle is the best T20 player in the world."
Afridi, who has played 110 T20 matches, "was approached by a few teams in the BBL and opted for Sydney as I feel there is a real drive and passion to be successful this time around."
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The Knights are informed of the tragic news that the game will no longer be happening this evening. Soundbites from: Morne Morkel, Robin Uthappa and Jo... More The Knights are informed of the tragic news that the game will no longer be happening this evening. Soundbites from: Morne Morkel, Robin Uthappa and Joy. Explorer and former KKR team mentor Mike Horn returns to give the guys a few bone crunching hugs, and of course, what he does best, a damn good motivation speech on WINNING the IPL 7 Tournament.
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