Mumbai: Now few days are left for IPL 2021 to start, such teams are preparing fiercely to capture the title. The players of the 2-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders are desperate to forget the bad memories of the previous season and make a fresh start.
Harbhajan’s tremendous dedication
KKR team vice-captain Dinesh Karthik is quite impressed with the enthusiasm of Harbhajan Singh at the age of 40. He believes that at this point in his career, the senior off-spinner’s dedication and interest is telling his personality.
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KKR was bought for 2 crores
KKR bought Harbhajan for Rs 2 crore after finding no buyers in the first round of IPL Auction 2021. Bhajji has played in the IPL for champion teams like Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians.
Bhajji Impress everyone
Dinesh Karthik, however, said that Harbhajan Singh, who took more than 700 international wickets, impressed everyone with his dedication to work in the last one week after joining the Kolkata Knight Riders team. is.
Come early for practice
Karthik told KKR’s website, ‘He comes early in the practice session, well before all the players and he does so continuously. He has been playing for so long and keeping this in mind, I think it will not be easy, but the interest and passion he has shown in the last one week is fantastic.
Debut in 1998
Harbhajan Singh, who made his Test debut in 1998 on behalf of Team India, is preparing to play in his 23rd Peshawar season. Dinesh Karthik said that Harbhajan is also taking part in optional practice sessions where he is practicing batting with full spirit.
‘Bhajji also plays practice matches’
Dinesh Karthik said, “Even for the practice match at 7 o’clock in the evening, he comes at 4 o’clock. He bats before that, he bowls Shakib (Al Hasan) and (Eoin) Morgan. And do the stretching again before the practice match.
‘Bhajji will do a great job for KKR’
Karthik said, ‘He bowls in the match and also 20 overs fielding. What more can you expect from a player of his rank? He has achieved everything and despite this, the interest he is showing in this stage of his career reflects his character. I am sure he will do a great job for KKR ‘
KKR’s first match on 11 April
The Kolkata Knight Riders team will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on 11 April in their first match of IPL 2021.