Less than two weeks after the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020), all 8 franchises are engaged in intensive training sessions in the UAE. All teams are evenly matched on paper, and their preparation for a return to top-level cricket will decide their fate in the tournament.
Ipl 2020 News Roundup
In today’s IPL 2020 News Roundup, we bring you the best bits from their practice session.
Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) was one of the last teams to start training, but they seem to be in good spirits. Captain MS Dhoni hit a six, while other players are seen slowly picking up momentum before IPL 2020.
Coach Stephen Fleming had a few words to say: as wall
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) played a practice match in which Parthiv Patel, Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal batted against the likes of Chris Morris and Umesh Yadav. AB de Villiers wore gloves, with more speculation that he could be the full-time defender of the team in the IPL 2020.
As close as it gets to watching a practice match! Parthiv Patel advises young Devdutt and takes inputs from AB de Villiers.— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) September 10, 2020
Question: Do you think Parthiv made it to the crease in the end? #PlayBold #IPL2020 #WeAreChallengers pic.twitter.com/RiP90Fj9Jl
Quinton de Kock appeared in good touch, while Rohit Sharma was also a hit.
Kolkata Knight Riders
The 2-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders have engaged in some fielding drills under the guidance of fielding coach David Hussey.
Target: 5⃣1⃣ runs needed off 4⃣overs— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) September 10, 2020
Tune in for an up-close and personal experience of the high-octane action as @RealShubmanGill and #Nagarkoti take on #Warrier and @ShivamMavi23 in an electric chase.
Click on the link below for the full film!#KKR #HaiTaiyaar #Dream11IPL
Sunrisers Hyderabad took to Twitter to share the scorecard of their intra-squad practice match, which was won by the birthday boy Manish Pandey’s team.
Kings xi Punjab
Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul and his opening partner Chris Gayle were seen performing brilliantly in the lead of IPL 2020.
Rajasthan Royals uploaded a compilation of massive hits from many of their batsmen.
In Delhi’s young capitals, Prithvi Shaw did an extended net session, while a few big hits earned a place in the team’s social media feed.
The ‘Shaw’ m̶u̶s̶t̶ will go on 🎥— Delhi Capitals (Tweeting from 🇦🇪) (@DelhiCapitals) September 10, 2020
Check out our YouTube Channel and Facebook page for the full video of @PrithviShaw battling it out with our pace attack 🔥#Dream11IPL #YehHaiNayiDilli pic.twitter.com/HJ51ehLOgb