Having completed his seven-day quarantine interval, Harbhajan Singh has begun coaching with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. The Indian spinner was acquired by KKR through the IPL Auction for his base worth of Rs 2 crore. He arrived at KKR’s bio-secure bubble on March 27 and was put into obligatory quarantine. On Saturday, KKR posted a video of him popping out of his lodge room, and the spinner additionally introduced that his consequence was adverse.
Here is the video:
In the video, Harbhajan seems to be excited on the prospect of beginning his outside coaching. Before leaving his bio-secure bubble, he even exhibits a couple of dance strikes.
In the video, he can be seen exchanging a couple of phrases with former captain Dinesh Karthik, earlier than becoming a member of the remainder of his teammates for coaching.
The 40-year-old started his IPL profession with Mumbai Indians (MI), earlier than becoming a member of MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
He was a part of CSK’s title-winning run within the 2018 season, taking seven wickets in 13 matches. He additionally represented CSK in IPL 2019, the place they misplaced to Mumbai Indians (MI) within the ultimate.
Harbhajan was additionally anticipated to characteristic for CSK in IPL 2020 on the United Aram Emirates (UAE), however he pulled out resulting from private causes. IPL 2020 was shifted to the UAE, because of the coronavirus pandemic.
CSK had a poor marketing campaign within the UAE, ending seventh in an eight-team desk.
KKR additionally did not fare too nicely, ending fifth within the league part and lacking out on a playoff spot.
Other than Harbhajan, KKR additionally roped in Shakib Al Hasan for Rs 3.2 crore and Ben Cutting for Rs 75 Lakh through the IPL 2021 Auction.
Their different new acquisitions are Karun Nair (Rs 50 Lakh), Pawan Negi (Rs 50 Lakh), Sheldon Jackson (Rs 20 Lakh), Venkatesh Iyer (Rs 20 Lakh) and Vaibhav Arora (Rs 20 Lakh).
IPL 2021 is about to start on April 9, with defending champions Mumbai Indians taking up Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) within the season opener.
KKR have their first match on April 11, after they face SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH).
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