Gayle among top-priced players for draft


Chris Gayle, Steve Smith, David Warner and Mitchell Starc are among the six top-priced overseas players in Sunday’s inaugural The Hundred Draft.

West Indies opener Gayle and Australia trio Smith, Warner and Starc have a reserve value of £125k, alongside Sri Lanka rx cialis seamer Lasith Malinga and South Africa paceman Kagiso Rabada.

Gayle has scored a record 13,051 runs in 394 Twenty20 matches, including 22 hundreds – 14 more than nearest rival Michael Klinger, who has eight – and 80 half-centuries, with a top score of 175 not out.