IPL 2021: Ishan Kishan and Kieron Pollard during a training session for Indians of Mumbai (MI).© Twitter
In an effort to spur fans’ excitement, defending Indian champions Mumbai (MI) tweeted a photo of young goalie-batsman Ishan Kishan and West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard. Sharing the photo of the two cricketers, in which they are running in the same direction, the franchise said, “Ishan and Polly are all running towards the TV remote at 7:29 PM today!”
– Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) April 9, 2021
A Twitter user wondered if the two would be playing in the first IPL game.
So aren’t they going to play the game today?
– No medium stump (@nomiddlestump) April 9, 2021
The first IPL match of the season between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will take place at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
Both teams have mostly lost their first games in previous seasons. Also, in the last 10 meetings between them, RCB has lost eight times against the defending champions.
Led by Rohit Sharma, MI have won the tournament five times, while RCB led by Virat Kohli will look to end their drought for an IPL title.
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