Almost all franchises participating in the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) have commenced training in the UAE, with the tournament only a few weeks away.
Only the Chennai Super Kings are yet to commence practice, with the 3-time IPL champions in an extended period of quarantine due to some positive COVID-19 tests in their camp.
MI hit the nets ahead of their title defence
Young talents Digvijay Deshmukh and Prince Balwant Rai were also seen in action in the nets, shortly after a team bonding session that signified the end of the quarantine period.
RCB continue practice ahead of IPL 2020
RCB captain Virat Kohli and South African legend AB de Villiers looked in good nick yesterday, and the team continued training sessions today. The Bangalore outfit also revealed their new-look jerseys for IPL 2020 earlier today.
New recruit Isuru Udana, who recently arrived in the UAE, used the comforts of his hotel room to get a workout in.
KKR get in on the action
The Kolkata Knight Riders also joined in on the fun, with players like Shubman Gill, Kuldeep Yadav and Prasidh Krishna getting a bit of sun while still taking adequate precautionary measures.
Young stars M Siddharth and Shivam Mavi also sweated it out under the UAE sun.
RR step up their preparations for IPL 2020
The Rajasthan Royals, who were one of the first teams to begin practice in the UAE, stepped up the intensity today. Veteran batsman Robin Uthappa and young Indian keeper Anuj Rawat played a few big shots in the nets, with the latter in particular impressing all with his power and range of shots.
KXIP cool off
The Kings XI Punjab, who also commenced training very early, were pictured in a pool recovery session. Mayank Agarwal paid tribute to late actor Chadwick Boseman, while captain Rahul took a swim.
SRH have a session under the lights
SRH had an intense session under the lights, with Manish Pandey and Vijay Shankar seen having a hit in the nets.
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