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IPL 2021: KKR’s Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Tim Seifert Reach Abu Dhabi For IPL Resumption


Andre Russell and Tim Seifert together with Sunil Narine landed in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.© Instagram

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) trio of Andre Russell, Sunil Narine and Tim Seifert arrived in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. The three gamers together with analyst AR Srikkanth had been examined for COVID-19 upon their arrival within the United Arab Emirates, the franchise said in a statement on its website. “The three players, along with analyst AR Srikkanth reached UAE via Malaga in Spain, where the private jet halted to refuel the aircraft. The members were tested upon arrival, and upon clearing the necessary protocols, will be allowed to come out of quarantine as per BCCI’s guidelines,” the assertion learn.

Russell, Narine and Seifert had been taking part in within the recently-concluded Caribbean Premier League earlier than making their solution to the UAE.

All the three gamers are coming in on the again of some sturdy performances. Russell notched the fastest fifty in CPL history whereas Narine picked up 12 wickets within the event giving freely lower than 5 runs per over.

Before IPL 2021 was halted after a number of franchises reported constructive circumstances throughout the bio-secure bubble, KKR had been struggling and had been positioned seventh within the IPL factors desk with simply two wins from seven video games.

Ahead of the resumption of the cash-rich league, KKR suffered an enormous blow as their star Australia pacer Pat Cummins opted out of the rest of the event.

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The Kolkata-based franchise roped in New Zealand pacer Tim Southee as substitute for Cummins.

KKR will resume their IPL 2021 marketing campaign towards Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore on the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on September 20.

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