In a bizarre decision, West Indies superstar Chris Gayle was stunningly overlooked in Sunday's Pakistan Super League (PSL) draft, as brothers Dwayne and Darren Bravo both landed contracts for the third edition of the tournament slated for the first quarter of next year.
The 38-year-old Jamaican, one of the most sought-after names on the international T20 circuit, was one of 308 overseas players up for grabs but found no takers from among the six franchises, in perhaps the biggest surprise of the auction.
One franchise told that Gayle's partial availability for the PSL coupled with his poor form in the last Indian Premier League, had made him an unattractive option.
Gayle is highest run scorer in T20 across the globe and has amassed a lot of T20 records including the record of fastest century that he had amassed against Pune Warriors in IPL.
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