Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders’ newest addition in the spin division, Harbhajan Singh, checked into the staff resort right here on Saturday afternoon as a number of different gamers started their coaching at the DY Patil Stadium.
This is the primary time the ‘Turbanator’ will prove in Purple and Gold, having represented Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings in earlier editions of the profitable league.
The veteran off-spinner was purchased for Rs 2 crore at this 12 months’s public sale.
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Plenty of different KKR gamers have checked in at the resort and are presently serving their quarantine, as per the BCCI’s guideline.
The likes of thriller spinner Varun Chakaravarthy, Rahul Tripathi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Sandeep Warrier and newcomer Vaibhav Arora have began observe beneath the watchful eyes of assistant coach Abhishek Nayar and Omkar Salvi.
KKR start their season towards Sunriser Hyderabad on April 11 in Chennai.
None of the groups will get to play at their dwelling grounds this 12 months which implies KKR’s date with Eden Gardens should wait.
“Coming and playing at Eden Gardens is something that we take pride in and we enjoy. To be honest, not playing at Eden Gardens despite playing India is going to be the only con, if I could say so,” assistant coach Nayar mentioned.
KKR are very excited by their pacer Prasidh Krishna’s excellent debut towards England. In the primary ODI towards England, Prasidh completed with 4/54 to interrupt the file for greatest figures by an Indian seamer on debut.
“I feel it was quite important for him to go on a big stage as this will give him a lot of confidence,” Nayar added.