Harshal Patel said, on Tuesday that he is happy to see captains of Indian Premier League (IPL) teams giving responsibility to uncapped Indian players to bowl key overs.
KKR will have plenty of confidence to ride ongoing into the match and even though the head-to-head stats tilt towards Rohit Sharma's side (MI won 21 out of 27 encounters), it's never too late to start bridging the gap! Korbo, Lorbo, Jeetbo!
From Hardik’s absence in the bowling attack to the tale of Marco Jansen’s find to become a part of Mumbai Indians.
PBKS won opener match against Rajasthan Royals at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Monday.
Deepak Hooda has kept the momentum alive along with Rahul. The duo have reached a 50-run partnership in just 20 balls.
Jofra Archer will miss the beginning of the IPL due a surgery he just had on his hand. While Shahrukh Khan has been making the right noises in the lead up to the tournament.
Shahrukh Khan tweeted after KKR won the match against SRH, "Good to have our 100th IPL match win. Well done boys. @KKRiders @prasidh43 @DineshKarthik @NitishRana_27#Rahul @Russell12A @harbhajan_singh ( good to see u even if briefly )@Sah75official @patcummins30 actually all were so good to watch".
With the AFC Champions League set to be played in India for the first time, FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando hailed the organisational efforts being made to host Group E of the competition, stating that it is a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity for many.
Shikhar Dhawan after seeing Pant's batting on Saturday said, "It was lovely to watch Prithvi bat so effortlessly and timing the ball so nicely. He went through a bad patch earlier and has come back as a champion".
Both franchises, Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings would be hoping to make a winning start to the season to build the right momentum from the get go.