Kolkata Knight Riders is all set to host Sunrisers Hyderabad on March 24 in the IPL 2019. We take a look, as the big names from both the team train hard for the match.
In pic: Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Dinesh Karthik arrives for training, KKR captioned, "@dk00019 hai Taiyaar! #KKRHaiTaiyaar #KKR #VIVOIPL #IPL #IPL2019 #Cricket #Kolkata #Training #Cricket"
Kolkata Knight Riders' explosive batsman Robin Uthappa hits the big shots at the training ground. He captioned, "@robinaiyudauthappa hai Taiyaar #KKRHaiTaiyaar #KKR #VIVOIPL #IPL #IPL2019 #Cricket #EdenGardens #Kolkata #Training #Cricket"
A lot will be dependent on Shubhman Gill's shoulders during the IPL for Kolkata Knight Riders. KKR captioned this picture as, "@shubmangill hai Taiyaar How excited are you to watch him in action"
Chris Lynn is one of the players to watch out for in this year's IPL. He will be responsible to give KKR flying starts up the order. KKR captioned, "@lynny_50 hai Taiyaar! #KKRHaiTaiyaar #KKR #ChrisLynn #VIVOIPL #IPL #IPL2019 #Kolkata #EdenGardens@lynny_50 hai Taiyaar! #KKRHaiTaiyaar #KKR #ChrisLynn #VIVOIPL #IPL #IPL2019 #Kolkata #EdenGardens"
Newly-wed Nitish Rana shares a laugh with his Kolkata Knight Riders teammates. KKR posted this picture and captioned, "#CaptionThis candid moment between @rinkukumar12, @shubmangill and @nitishrana_official from training"
Wonder what Shubhman Gill is showing his teammate on his phone. KKR captioned this picture as, "Woahhh! Looks like @shubmangill has an idea about what's coming tomorrow"
Robin Uthappa has been Kolkata Knight Riders' Mr. Dependable over the years. KKR captioned this picture as, "The @robinaiyudauthappa formula for success: Stay cool, stay focussed #KKRHaiTaiyaar #KKR #RobinUthappa #Kolkata #VIVOIPL #IPL #IPL2019 #Cricket #Training"
Shubhman Gill burst onto the scene when he starred for India at the ICC U-19 World Cup in 2018. He was India's leading run-scorer for India and his best knock was the unbeaten 102 runs he scored against Pakistan in the semi-final of the tournament.
Robin Uthappa looks fit as a fiddle in this picture. Kolkata Knight Riders posted this picture and captioned, "Time to take off @robinaiyudauthappa"
Sunrisers Hyderabad is getting into the groove with their players before captain Kane Williamson joins the ranks. SRH all-rounder Yusuf Pathan is seen here doing some weight training.
The flavour of the season, Vijay Shankar will be the go-to man for Sunrisers Hyderabad this season. SRH captioned this picture, "Lot of hard work put into training today from the #Risers. One team, one dream #OrangeArmy #RiserCamp"
Yusuf Pathan chancing his arm at the Sunrisers Hyderabad net session. SRH captioned this picture, "Mornings at the #RiserCamp are for workouts #Gym #Training #OrangeArmy"
England's match-winning wicket-keeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow is at Sunrisers Hyderabad this season. SRH availed the services of Jonny Bairstow for Rs. 2.20 crores.
The biggest win for this season is the return of David Warner in the Sunrisers Hyderabad. After not appearing in IPL 2018 due to a one year ban imposed on him for his involvement in a ball-tampering scandal, David Warner will be keen pick up from where he left off.
David Warner will be most probably playing the whole IPL season this year, unlike other Australian players. David Warner captioned this picture as, "Great to be back here in Hyderabad with @sunrisershyd I can’t thank the franchise and fans enough for your loyal support over the last 12months. Time to get back into it. #orangearmy #sideprofile"
Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad face-off in their opening match at the IPL 2019 on Sunday. We take a look at the training regimes Dinesh Karthik and Co. are doing for the game. Also, former IPL winning captain David Warner is in the house, see pictures. (Kolkata Knight Riders Instagram and Sunrisers Hyderabad Instagram)