A thrilled Big B promptly told Chris Gayle that he was equally a fan, and added that 'I never knew you would know me.'
Mr Chris Gayle .. what an honour .. I never knew you would know me .. so humbled .. we are all great fans of yours ! https://t.co/r5w7GYcEkl? Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 26, 2016
The Jamaican-born West Indian cricketer, who is known for his extravagant lifestyle, became the first man in world cricket to use a willow of that colour in 2015. Indian manufacturers Spartan, the makers of the new bat, earlier told IANS it did not give the flamboyant opener any special advantage and that the laws of the game have been adhered to.
Big B, who was last seen on the big screen in 2016's Wazir, is currently recuperating from a mild neck ailment.
With inputs from IANS