The calypso king ‘Chris Gayle’ and the English entertainer ‘Kevin Pietersen’, two off the most destructive batsmen in the game today, battled it out to find out who can hit the biggest hit out of the two of them, in a promotional event for the Caribbean Premier League, which is all set to begin on 20th June.
In a video released by the CPL, Pietersen and Gayle are seen trying to outperform each other, matching shot for shot.
However, Gayle managed to pip out Pietersen as hit a 119 metre six falling just a couple of metres ahead of KP’s hit of a 117 metres.
The tournament has 6 teams participating in it and they are -Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel, St Lucia Zouks, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Jamaica Tallawahs, Guyana Amazon Warriors and defending champions Barbados Tridents.
Kevin Pietersen will be seen playing for the St. Lucia Zouks while Gayle will be representing his hometown team Jamaica Tallawahs.
The final of the CPL will be played on 26th July.