Cricketers Gear Up for IPL New Season; Hope for Comeback in Indian Squad

April 01 08:53 2015

kkr1New Delhi, Wednesday, April 1 – World cup tournament 2015 grabbed eyeballs as expected. Being hosted in Australia and New Zealand, all the participating squads went back home with some experience which will help them rise as better teams in the future contests. Despite the fact that the interesting competition has finished, the graph of entertainment is not going to be any less. Viewers will be entertained through more cricket in the coming days too since the brand new season of Indian Premier League is to start early this month.

The fever of T20 format game is all set to grip cricket fans residing in different parts of the planet who are enthusiastic to see how young and experience cricketers change the game. There is nothing much to lose in a 20 over match for the reason that contenders have to put best foot forward in limited overs. However, it is also true that many players are known as destructive hitter thanks to the competition they faced in Twenty20 matches, which offer equally opportunity to the bowlers and batsmen to stand out by taking wickets or frequently sending the balls into the fences.

The pace of scoring runs is faster in IPL as compared to 50 over game in view of the fact that pitch supports players to go for long shots as this format was introduced to entertain people who eat cricket and sleep cricket. Given Indian Premier League is scheduled to begin from April 8, it is not easy for the audience to wait any further. Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Mumbai Indians in the first match. The opener is likely to catch the eyes as two best teams with perfect combination of players will fight to log first victory and gain points to be at top in the points table right from the beginning.

The ‘soon to start tournament’ will last for around one-and-a-half months since final match will be played on May 24  between the Playing XIs, winning the semi-finals in opposition to the rivals. Delhi Daredevils will be at strongest side having Yuvraj Singh and some other talented players. If truth be told then performance at this stage could help many cricketers to get their place back in national team. If the opportunity is exploited well then this could lend a hand to Zaheer Khan, Yuvi – the hero of 2011 World Cup, Ashish Nehra, Gautam Gambhir, Robin Uthappa, Piyush Chawla and Yusuf Pathan to get be crucial parts of Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led ‘Men in Blue’

Not to forget the amazing shows of talent displayed by Saurabh Tiwary in the early days of his career. But as the time passed, things did not turn out in a way which could have helped the 25-year-old left-handed batsman to wear the ‘blue’ jersey. He has the potential to confidently play classy shots against world’s best bowlers. If he and players eying a spot in Indian team get success in attaining runs or wickets, exhibiting superb fielding as well, the job is going to be easy.

To take the enthusiasm up, Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad gear up to be prominent and show rivals not to make mistake of judging them weak at any rate. IPL is an ideal platform for players to do the magic with both batting and bowling skills. Even though a few wickets are lost in first few overs, the rate of accumulating runs doubles in slog overs as players go keen to take team’s total as higher as possible. The chemistry between players hailing from different countries like India, Australia, Sri Lanka, West Indies, South Africa, Bangladesh etc. will be watched closely since this sets base for triumph in the competition. The stronger the bond is, the higher is probability to win matches. The Aussies are popular for sledging but every Australian cricketer doesn’t do this. Still, it would be interesting to notice whether poking attitude of Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Johnson etc. will cost their teams a match or would work in favor.

Winning a match depends on several factors. However, it is probably joyful to play in India where supporters take out time from busy schedules to see amazing contest, supporting home team, even on the working days. Small conflicts among players are supposed to add to the interest. With one more week to go for IPL to kick off, all players are ready to come under one roof and perform to best of their abilities in slated matches. Pressure on Kolkata Knight Riders will be massive as they being the defending champions. To win IPL trophy is a dream of each group but retaining winner’s title demands outstanding show on the field in the grand finale. For more than a few newcomers and players with immense cricketing experience, it is a chance to let everyone get familiar with their talent. Be all set to catch the action in three-hour duration as IPL serves tremendous fun to all cricket lovers in a short span of time.

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