Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have shared a flashback video of their gamers participating in a recreation of “Quarantine Antakshari” throughout IPL 2020 within the UAE.
The second half of IPL 2021 can be being performed within the UAE. KKR gamers arrived in Abu Dhabi a few days in the past to participate within the T20 league. They’re at present present process their necessary six-day resort quarantine.
On Sunday, KKR’s Instagram account posted a video by which the gamers are participating in a recreation of on-line antakshari (a well-liked singing recreation). The clip options Dinesh Karthik, Shubman Gill, Kuldeep Yadav and Nitish Rana, amongst others, with Abhishek Nayar enjoying host.
The gamers have been divided in several teams and the sport had fascinating guidelines as nicely. Six factors have been awarded to the workforce whose members sang songs from Shah Rukh Khan’s movies. Shah Rukh is the co-owner of KKR. 4 factors got to groups who sang non-SRK songs.
KKR uploaded the video of the enjoyable session from final 12 months with the caption:
“The Excellent Quarantine Antakshari! Excellent Antakshari on an ideal Sunday. SRK track for our knights? Begin @shubmangill @kuldeep_18 @dk00019 @warrier63 @abhisheknayar @nitishrana_official #QuarantineAntakshari #ThisDayLastYear #KKR #IPL2021.”
KKR have signed Tim Southee as substitute for Pat Cummins
In the meantime, KKR have roped in skilled Kiwi speedster Tim Southee as a substitute for Pat Cummins for the UAE leg of IPL 2021. Cummins pulled out of the second half of the T20 league citing private causes.
Southee earlier turned out for Rajasthan Royals (RR), Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK), Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) within the IPL. His former captain Brendon McCullum is the pinnacle coach of KKR. McCullum was quoted as saying about his former Kiwi teammate on the franchise’s web site:
“We’re delighted to have Southee in our ranks. He’s a confirmed match-winner and a welcome addition to the already robust tempo assault of KKR. With Cummins being unavailable, we needed so as to add expertise and management to our bowling group, and Southee is the best man for the job.”
In 40 IPL video games, Southee has claimed 28 wickets at an financial system fee of 8.73.
KKR ended the primary half of IPL 2021 at quantity seven within the factors desk, with solely two wins from seven video games. They may start their UAE marketing campaign by taking up the RCB on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on September 20.
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