3 Players from RCB and KKR have asked to stay in UAE ahead of T20 World Cup 2021


As the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League is reaching its business end, a plethora of youngsters showcased their talent to the global audience and registered cemented their names in their hearts.

Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh were some of those players who come out of their shells and showcased their skills with the ball. Considering the recent reports from Cricbuzz, a few players have been asked to stay in UAE ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup which is going to commence on 17th October.

The successful pacer from RCB Harshal Patel and the opener of Kolkata Knight Riders Venkatesh Iyer and the pacer Shivam Mavi were those players who have been asked to stay in UAE. 

"The instructions will be relayed after Monday’s Eliminator so that the player(s) will not exit the bubble and instead transfer from one bubble to another. Teams can change their teams seven days prior to the start of their support period. India’s support period starts with the Super 12 which begin on Oct 23. So, they have time to change the team till Oct 15 at midnight," stated as same as in Cricshots. 

Hardik Pandya

After witnessing Hardik Pandya's poor run with the bat, he will be doubtful for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. A BCCI source claimed that "It’s not decided if Hardik will be dropped altogether if he doesn’t get bowling ready.

But he is running out of time as an allrounder. If any one of Thakur and Deepak gets in, then there’s a chance of the selectors asking Harshal Patel to stay back in UAE."

"The selectors will wait and watch on how Hardik shapes up in the next few days. The selectors went with just three genuine pacers because it was believed Hardik would be fit enough to bowl his quota of overs. Since he hasn’t bowled at all in the IPL, there’s no form to go by," the source added.

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Talking about the mega-event, Team India have been added to Group B where they are going to face off their arch-rivals Pakistan on 24th October. Reports from other sources added that "The national selectors have decided to also include Avesh in the mix.

As of now, he will be a net bowler but if the team management feels, he can be upgraded. Avesh bowls at an average speed of 142 to 145 clicks, earns disconcerting bounce from the flattest of decks and has been on support staff’s radar for some time."