IPL 9: Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers are like Batman and Superman, says Chris Gayle

May 17, 2016, 13:41 IST | A Correspondent

Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers of the RCB camp have been in sensational form this season and their team mate Chris Gayle has compared them to the DC comic superhero duo 'Batman' and 'Superman'

Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers of the RCB camp have been in sensational form this season and their team mate has recently compared them to the DC comic superhero duo 'Batman' and 'Superman'.

Gayle stated in an interview that Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers are 'just like Batman and Superman and their in the form of their life'. Gayle also wishes to see the duo continue their fabulous form.

AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli
AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli. Pic/ AFP

Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers went on to score half-centuries yet again, en route to their comfortable win against Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens yesterday.

In the process Virat Kohli surpassed Chris Gayle's record of 733 runs to become the highest run scorer in a single IPL season - and its not yet over!

Virat Kohli takes his total to 752 runs while AB de Villiers takes the second spot in the leading run scorers this year. The duo also went on to put on their fifth 100-plus partnership in thie IPL 9.

Gayle, too managed to find a bit of his form with his 31-ball 49 runs. His previous scores this season were - 4,5,4,1,0,7,5,6.

Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle. Pic/ AFP

RCB will next face Kings XI Punjab on 18 May and then Delhi Daredevils on 22 May.

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