IPL 2021: Andre Russell wants to see a good display when the season resumes.© BCCI / IPL
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) star player Andre Russell resumed training on Saturday after completing the required quarantine protocols prior to the resumption of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). IPL 2021 will resume on September 19th at Dubai International Cricket Stadium with Mumbai Indians playing against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). “Russell Mania is back. Please put your excitement in the comments section,” KKR tweeted.
I’m back in
— Kolkata Knight Riders (@KKRiders) September 18, 2021
Earlier, KKR skipper Eoin Morgan said he was “extremely excited” to welcome fans towards the resumption of the 14th edition of the IPL.
“(We) are very much looking forward to the fans coming back to this year’s IPL. It’s too long to hear the roar of KKR fans at Eden Gardens. Unfortunately, I’m not at home, but here. I can’t wait to hear that. The United Arab Emirates. “
Brendon McCullam, head coach of KKR, is well aware of the difficult challenges for the team to reach a knockout, but couldn’t hide their excitement when they heard about the return of their fans.
KKR batter Rahul Tripasi also joined to celebrate the transfer from the IPL governing body, saying, “During this period, we missed them (fans) very much. When someone was on the stand to cheer you on. Is always fun. I have to do, fans, welcome back! “
After the CSK-MI clash, action moves to Abu Dhabi, where KKR will face Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Sharjah will host its first game on September 24, when Royal Challengers Bangalore will face Chennai Super Kings. In total, there will be 13 games in Dubai, 10 games in Sharjah and 8 games in Abu Dhabi.
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