IPL 2021 Phase 2: RR’s Yashasvi Jaiswal begins early training with thin bat, cement tracks and wet tennis balls; Watch video

IPL 2021 Phase 2: RR’s Yashasvi Jaiswal begins early training with a thin bat, cement tracks, and wet tennis balls- Ignored for India tour of Sri Lanka, Rajasthan Royals (RR) batsman Yashasvi Jaiswal has begun early training for IPL 2021 Phase 2 in UAE with special preparation. In a clip shared by RR on social media, the left-hand batsman can be seen practicing with a thin bat on a cement track with wet tennis balls. He was guided by Team Manager Romi Bhinder ahead of the UAE leg of the Indian Premier League.

The 19-year-old had scored just 66 runs in 3 outings for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021 Phase 1. He would be looking to change things around in the upcoming second leg of IPL for himself and his team RR.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is preparing to host the IPL 2021 Phase 2 in UAE ahead of the T20 World Cup. The governing body has set up a temporary office in Dubai with at least one IPL official, as per a report from Cricbuzz. In the next 48 hours, a joint delegation of the BCCI led by secretary Jay Shah will visit Dubai and coordinate with the UAE government, especially with the Abu Dhabi government which has far more strict COVID-19 protocols. The dates and venues of the IPL 2021 and ICC T20 World Cup are likely to be announced after the end of this visit.

Though the BCCI has not declared the schedule of IPL 2021 Phase 2, the tournament is likely to start from September 17 and the Final will be on October 10, as per a report from insidesport.co

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