Sports Desk, Technicalguruji, Dubai
Published by: Mukesh Kumar Jha
Updated Mon, 13 Sep 2021 08:21 PM IST
Indian captain Virat Kohli has given his first reaction after the cancellation of the fifth Test match between India and England in Manchester. Kohli said on RCB’s digital media platform that it was disappointing that we have arrived here ahead of schedule, but the way the effect of corona virus is showing, things are very difficult. Anything can happen anytime. Hope we will be able to maintain a good, strong and safe environment in UAE and have a wonderful IPL. The Indian captain said, “It is going to be an exciting phase. It is very important for us at Royal Challengers Bangalore and then for the Indian team in the T20 World Cup. Let us inform that after the cancellation of Manchester Test, all the players of Team India have reached UAE for the second phase of IPL 2021.
RCB’s first match on 20 September
Let us tell you that the second season of IPL 2021 will start from September 19. RCB will start their campaign against Kolkata Knight Riders on 20 September. Till the cancellation of the first leg, Virat’s team is in the third place with 10 points in the points table. The remaining 31 matches in the second phase will be played in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. 29 matches were played in the first leg. The first phase of IPL 2021 was postponed on May 4 due to the increasing outbreak of Corona epidemic.
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