Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) players Ab de Villers ,Dale Steyn and Chris Morris have Joined the team. Today RCB shared a glimpse of these players staying at Dubai hotel on social media platforms and confirmed the news that their King players Ab de Villers ,Dale Steyn and Chris Morris arrived in UAE.
The 13th edition of Indian Premier is Scheduled to begin in UAE from sep 19 to nov 10 and almost all the IPL franchise teams already arrived in UAE to their respective luxurious hotels. IPL franchises like Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders landed in Dubai on Thursday while Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians, and Chennai Super Kings reached on Friday. Now all the fans are waiting for Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad who will reach Dubai on Saturday. The teams will be staying in different hotels in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
RCB posted a special video of these (Ab de Villers,Chris Morris and Dale Steyn) players arrived in UAE. while sharing the post RCB wrote”And here it is RCB fans, the moment you’ve all been waiting for Ab de Villers said” “I am very excited. I am very happy to be here, the travelling was a bit different to normal but we made it here with South African friends. We are very happy to be back in the RCB family, looking forward to this year. Looking forward to settle, pack the bags out and get the fuel for what we are in for this year. Excited to meet the new players,” de Villiers said in a video posted by RCB on Twitter.Now As per the BCCI SOP, players undergo several Covid 19 tests and testing will be done on day 1, 3 and 6 and after that teams can start training for the league, beginning September 19.
IPL 2020: Ab de Villers,Dale Steyn and Chris Morris joins the RCB team;watch video
And here it is RCB fans, the moment you’ve all been waiting for! ?@ABdeVilliers17, @DaleSteyn62 and @Tipo_Morris have joined the team in Dubai! ?#PlayBold #TravelDay #IPL2020 pic.twitter.com/l0n09ZV5Jb
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) August 22, 2020
IPL 2020 : Royal Challengers Bengaluru book complete block of Waldorf Hotel in AbuDhabi
The team will be based out of the Waldorf hotel in Dubai for the tournament’s entire duration. A dedicated block of the hotel has been booked for the team, informed RCB chairman Sanjeev Churiwala. Hilton property calls itself as haven within the vibrant city of Dubai. The Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah boasts a private soft-sanded beach, six distinct restaurants and lounges and elegant sea-facing guest rooms and suites.
RCB squad comprises of 40-member contingent for the upcoming season of Indian Premier League (IPL) comprising 21 players, five net bowlers, two throw-down specialists and two personnel. Also included in the list is sports psychologist Chaitanya Sridhar and team doctor Charles Minz who have been looking after players’ mental health since March.