KKR players during a practice game in Abu Dhabi ahead of the IPL. Courtesy Twitter
The world's richest cricket league, starting on September 19, is being held in United Arab Emirates this year because of the pandemic, and likely with no spectators.
AB de Villiers smacked a blitzkrieg 22-ball 55 after Chris Morris’ four-wicket haul to propel Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to a seven-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals (RR) in their IPL match on Saturday.
Varun Chakravarthy returned with a figure of 5-20 after Nitish Rana and Sunil Narine played fluent knocks as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) inflicted second successive defeat on Delhi Capitals (DC)
"We have been playing T20Is since October and now have a pretty settled and balanced side, so we have decided to rest Imad, Sarfaraz and Malik," Wasim said in a Pakistan Cricket Board release.
In a watershed moment in the history of the UAE cricket, the Lancer Capital, Manchester United owners, have acquired a franchise in the upcoming UAE T20 League, it was announced by the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) in a statement on Wednesday.
Celebrating the UAE’s golden jubilee, Emirati motocross champion and Red Bull athlete Mohammed Al Balooshi toured all seven emirates in honour of the UAE’s 50th anniversary.