KKR took to Twitter on Sunday to give their fans a sneak peek into their team room in Abu Dhabi. The two time Champions of IPL landed in the UAE on Thursday to participate in the 13th edition of the cash-rich league.
The IPL 2020 is scheduled in the UAE due to the rising coronavirus cases in our country. All the eight franchises have arrived in the UAE for the upcoming edition of the IPL. “New city, New #HomeOfTheKnights Sneak-peek into the #KKR Team Room in Abu Dhabi,” KKR’s official handle captioned the pictures.
This year’s IPL will start on September 19 & the finals are scheduled on November 10th. In the previous season of the IPL, KKR franchise has landed on the fifth spot failing to qualify for the play-offs. Despite of having Andre Russell in their team who is a purple cap winner, the KKR franchise has lost too many games in the last season. As the IPL 2020 is nearby Russell is gearing up for the tournament as he has fetched a half century in just 38 deliveries in a knock that included five maximums in a Caribbean Premier League game on Saturday.
KKR has also included Brendon McCullum as their head coach in these season as look to turn things in their favor in the upcoming IPL season in UAE. The IPL 2020 will be held in three venues Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Dubai will host 60 games in 53 days, starting next month. This is not the first time that the IPL which will be played in the UAE. In 2014, UAE had hosted the T20 league due to the general elections in India.