IPL 2021, MI vs RCB: Arjun Tendulkar, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwary share their experience as MI gets acclimatised to Chennai’s heat

IPL 2021, MI vs RCB: Arjun Tendulkar, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwary share their experience as Mumbai Indians get acclimatised to Chennai's heat
IPL 2021, MI vs RCB: Arjun Tendulkar, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwary share their experience as Mumbai Indians get acclimatised to Chennai's heat

IPL 2021, MI vs RCB: Arjun Tendulkar, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwary share their experience as MI gets acclimatised to Chennai’s heat- Mumbai Indian players are sweating it out in the practice session ahead of the much-awaited IPL 2021 opening match against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on April 9 (Friday). Known for hot and humid conditions, Chennai will require extra efforts from players amid the soaring temperatures of April. Ahead of the encounter, MI’s new recruit Arjun Tendulkar, Rahul Chahar and Saurabh Tiwary shared their experience of practising in Chennai’s challenging temperature.

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Sharing his experience, Arjun Tendulkar said, “It came out of my hand pretty well. It was a good session today in the heat. And, I feel playing in the heat is the best way to get acclimatised.”

Rahul Chahar also shared his experience of Chennai heat. “I bowled 4 overs, but it feels like I bowled 10-15. But fielding, and just staying on the ground was important so that the body gets used to the conditions,” he said.

“It was an important session for us. And it’s important when we play in this heat to keep yourself hydrated. Keep drinking water, hydralite during match too. I’m quite satisfied with today’s session,” Chahar added.

Saurabh Tiwary also got candid with MI TV.

“We had an open net session today. The touch is coming back in the batting. It’s quite hot here. But it’s good that we’re practising in the afternoon. Because whenever we play matches in the evening. It will seem a lot easier,” he opined.

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IPL 2021 MI full squad

Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Anmolpreet Singh, Aditya Tare (wk), Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Anukul Roy, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mohsin Khan, Adam Milne, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, James Neesham, Yudhvir Charak, Marco Jansen, Arjun Tendulkar