Mohammed Shami is gearing up for IPL 2020 with Kings XI Punjab.© Twitter
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) pacer Mohammed Shami used to be seen padding up in a picture shared by the franchise’s official Twitter take care of, with a tongue-in-cheek reference to the have an effect on which the year 2020 has had on everyone. “Look what 2020’s doing to us all… even Shami bhai’s got to pad up! #Dream11IPL #SaddaPunjab,” the caption on the Tweet read. KXIP fielding coach Jonty Rhodes has recently emphasized on the importance of high fielding standards being maintained by senior players like Shami, in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Look what 2020’s doing to us all… even Shami bhai’s got to pad up! #Dream11IPL #SaddaPunjab pic.twitter.com/ax70w5jL7A
— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) September 2, 2020
Rhodes stated that the emerging players in the squad would look to emulate the standards ensured by cricketers like the Team India pacer, resulting in a great culture being created inside the group. “From an energy perspective, I at all times look to the senior players to lead that because there are some talented young players like Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Deepak Hooda, some great fielders. But it’s guys like Shami who, for me, are so important to this outfit because they’re incessantly looked up to and respected in very high regard, particularly in Indian cricketing circles,” he said in a video posted on the franchise’s official Twitter take care of.
The IPL 2020 will be played in the UAE across three venues — Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah from September 19 to November 10. Mumbai Indians (MI) will take on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the opening conflict of the tournament, with the latter expected to overlook out on the products and services of batsman Suresh Raina.
Topics mentioned in this article