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Indian Premier League Season 8 Fever to Grip Nation Soon; KKR to Face MI Attack in Opener

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Indian Premier League Season 8 Fever to Grip Nation Soon; KKR to Face MI Attack in Opener

April 02
09:04 2015

kxip4New Delhi, Thursday, April 2 – From next week onwards, people will have amazing entertainment almost all day in one-and-a-half months time as brand new season of Indian Premier League is to start from Wednesday, April 8. Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will be all set to give tough fight to Mumbai Indians. The opening match is going to be grand as two best Playing XIs are planning to come on the field with perfect combination of players hailing from different cities and nations.

The hopes soar with KKR as the team retained Gautam Gambhir and Sunil Narine and besides this, Yusuf Pathan, Manish Pandey, Chris Lynn, Shakib Al Hasan, Robin Uthappa, Piyush Chawla, Morne Morkel, Vinay Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Suryakumar Yadav, Patrick Cummins, Ryan Ten Doeschate, Veer Pratap Singh, Kuldeep Singh Yadav, Andre Russell and Manvinder Bisla have been picked to send the rivals at the back foot as early as possible.

Most of the pitches in T20 format support batting and the reason behind is to let viewers jump in joy post seeing ball crossing the fence a number of times. Mumbai Indians retained destructive hitter Rohit Sharma, Lasith Malinga, Harbhajan Singh, Ambati Rayudu, who showed immaculate efforts of batting  in the last season, Aditya Tare, Kieron Pollard, Corey Anderson, Marchant De Lange, Pawan Suyal, Shreyas Gopal, Jasprit Bumrah, Josh Hazlewood and a few others will make Mumbai Indians stand out amid all the contesting teams.

The race to enter in round two will start from day 1 in view of the fact that none wants to be a step back than the rivals. Logging victory will demand players to pour more than 100 percent efforts. Gaining points is imperative to be at leading spot in the points table. Though participating squads get enough chance to earn points and be at the top, it would be interesting to notice which team does it successfully right from the beginning of ‘big show’.

Audience eyes massive fun through IPL season 8 and the crave to watch more cricket increased when World Cup tournament 2015 was lately concluded. The cricket carnival, which happens for once in four years grabbed eyeballs as anticipated before it kicked off in February. Australia and New Zealand were the co-host and here is to mention that arrangements in all stadiums caught the eyes and fetched attention of several cricket lovers. Massive crowd gathered in different matches, even when home teams weren’t playing. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that people sitting in the stands spurred cricketers to put their best foot forward and leave no stone unturned to be on the winning side.

Indian cricketers were struggling with poor form prior to the WC. However, something motivated them, perhaps the spark they had within, which let them get 70 wickets in 7 matches. Losing against Australia was unfortunate but at the end of the day, only one team wins. And it was the Aussies turn to outshine the Men in Blue in the second semi-final. Good preparation, keeping the calm and amazing team work by Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led India won million hearts. A defeat, no matter at what stage India got at the hands of rivals, although changed the entire equation and shattered Indian camp’s hopes to defend the title, but teerific show in the entire departments of cricket made them be prominent and leave a benchmark for others to follow.

Almost each of the player who got place in World Cup ODI will be seen in IPL. No wonder if they perform to best of their capabilities thanks to the experience earned in foreign conditions. Many youngsters have the potential to rise as better team player and impart crucial role in team’s success in the approaching contests. Zaheer Khan, Yuvraj Singh, who set the base of victory in 2011 World Cup, Piyush Chawla Ashish Nehra, Gautam Gambhir, Robin Uthappa, Yusuf Pathan etc. may look forward to their comeback in Indian team. They might be belonging to different groups, but motto is same and that is to gain selectors faith back in their capabitiles. And this would be possible only when some stunning performances are exhibited.

Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad prepare themselves to be noticeable and be a real threat to the rivals. Indian Premier League has emerged as a perfect platform for several players who were eying a stage to showcase their batting, fielding and bowling skills.

The T20 fever has started to grip fans as many of them bought shirts of their favorite team. The countdown has already begun for Indian Premier League. Stress on Kolkata Knight Riders will be enormous but defending champions need to play natural game, which assisted them the trophy last year.  Retaining the title is not going to be easy at all but this is the place from where fun begins. With only 6 more days to go for three-hour IPL action, people can’t wait to see incredible fight between bat and ball.

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