As the 13th edition of the IPL is just eleven days away, the teams have been going through rigorous training at their respective camps. Foreign players are also joining the teams and going under the mandated self-isolation of one week.
South African players including Delhi Capitals pacer Kagiso Rabada also landed in the UAE last week and stayed under quarantine.
Today, the 25-year-old Rabada joined his side after completing his self-isolation and also trained with his team in the UAE.
The players trained at the ICC Academy under he prescribed protocols that the BCCI has issued for the entire tournament.
The franchise posted a video of the pacer heading to the ground for the first time for attending his training session. The team posted it on the official Twitter account with a caption:
“I’M BACK!” – M̶i̶c̶h̶a̶e̶l̶ ̶J̶o̶r̶d̶a̶n̶ @KagisoRabada25″
A total of 56 matches will be played out of which Dubai will host 24 games, Abu Dhabi will host 20 matches and Sharjah will host 12 matches.
The BCCI had announced the complete schedule of the IPL 2020 on Sunday. Mumbai Indians will take on Chennai Super Kings in the tournament opener followed by the clash between Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab.