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"We have a lot of evening games coming up. So we are keeping that in mind - the fact that the games here will start at 6pm. We will play in that twilight period which is quite difficult in cricket because there is shadow and you sight the ball differently," Nayar told Kolkata Knight Riders' official website. … [Read more...] about SEE: How KKR are preparing for twilight period during IPL
"We have spent a lot of time in reviewing the past seasons, before the auction we addressed the gaps we had in our lineup, we tried to address them with the new signings. I think there is a lot of talk about finishing the innings with the ball in hand, we have got some experienced players who can do the role now," Hesson said … [Read more...] about IPL 2020: What could be good score on UAE wickets?
By Rashida JasdanwallaRCB director adds that team has worked on improving death bowling Mike Hesson, Royal Challengers Bangalore’s director of cricket operations, has said that 150-160 will be a good score at some of the Indian Premier League venues in the United Arab Emirates. The league will be held across three venues in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah, with RCB scheduled to play half of their 14 league games in Dubai. Hesson said that the Chinnaswamy Stadium -- RCB’s home ground in Bangalore that is usually high-scoring -- “is a little different” from the UAE venues. "Chinnaswamy is a great batting wicket, skids on nicely, small boundaries and high scores." As a result, even 200 can be hard to defend in Bangalore. But high scores could get progressively harder to achieve in the UAE with the entire tournament being played at only three grounds, which could mean sluggish pitches in the second half. Death bowling has been a concern for the franchise, especially … [Read more...] about 150-160 will be a good score in UAE, says RCB’s Mike Hesson