IPL 2021: Adam Zampa from Royal Challengers Bangalore during the last season in the UAE. © BCCI / IPL
Cricket franchise director Mike Haves has confirmed that Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa will miss the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for the first time. RCB is scheduled to play the opening player of the tournament against Mumbai Indians on 9 April in Chennai. “We don’t have a whole team of foreign players for the first game. Adam Zampa is getting married. This is an important time for him and it’s something we know and respect as a franchise and we hope He will have an excellent time. So when he joins us, he gets refreshed once again and makes a big contribution to the rest of the tournament. “
“We’ve got eight good options overseas. We’re making sure that we keep firing and working throughout the tournament, not trying to push people forward during the entire game.”
Talking about Australian players and coach Simon Kitch coming to India, Hughes said: “Getting people out of Australia is a challenge. Simon has agreed to leave for a long time, it will probably be two days before he jumps on the plane and joins us. The documentation has been a bit challenging. “
RCB will start its training camp on 29 March for the next edition of the IPL. Hughes also said that AB de Villiers would arrive on March 28. He said, “Our players have a chance to reach all the way by 1 April. Finn Allen will play in the T20I in New Zealand on 1 April and after that they will come on ABD 28”.
Hughes also said: “This is very different from last year where we have left everyone behind for a long time, where people train or play. So, this time it is different, we have players a day before. Were.” International cricket and playing foreign and domestic cricket.
The final of the 14th edition of the tournament will be played on May 30 at the Narendra Modi Stadium. Games will also be played at this venue.
A special feature of this edition of the IPL will also be that all the matches will be played on the metal neutral venue, in which no team will play on their home ground. All teams will play in 4 of the 6 venues during the league stage.
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