The 73-year-old took to various social media platforms to express his happiness over getting the token of love from the international batting sensation.  

He tweeted, "Mr. Chris Gayle. What an honour. I never knew you would know me. So humbled. We are all great fans of yours! I mean Chris Gayle, a fan of Hindi movies and presents me a golden bat autographed? I mean this is revelation".

Gayle, who plays in the Indian Premier League as well, proclaimed himself to be a big fan of the Bollywood 'Shahenshah', who has regaled film buffs for over four decades.

"Proud to gift my Spartan bat to a legend @srbachchan, love his movies and his style, legend. Thanks @spartancricket," Gayle tweeted. After Big B thanked him, Gayle posted, "See you soon in India.

"The "Paa" star also used Facebook to express his happiness. He posted: "Chris Gayle! The phenomenal cricketer from WI sent me a bat autographed. Amazing. I never knew he was such a fan of our films. humbled and so overwhelmed”. Meanwhile, Amitabh is recovering from a mild ailment which laid him low.

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