IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals’ Players Wearing PPE Kits Depart For UAE

Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals (RR) players, on Thursday, have left for the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to feature in the upcoming edition, scheduled to begin from 19th September. The players were spotted at the airport wearing PPE kits for the safety. The veteran cricketer Robin Uthappa was also seen wearing all the safety gear as he leaves with the team for the UAE.  Rajasthan Royals had reassigned the captaincy to Australian cricketer Steven Smith for the IPL 2020 edition but he is set to miss the first week of the tournament owing to national duty. England players

IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals’ Players Wearing PPE Kits Depart For UAE

Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals (RR) players, on Thursday, have left for the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to feature in the upcoming edition, scheduled to begin from 19th September.

The players were spotted at the airport wearing PPE kits for the safety. The veteran cricketer Robin Uthappa was also seen wearing all the safety gear as he leaves with the team for the UAE. 

Rajasthan Royals had reassigned the captaincy to Australian cricketer for the IPL 2020 edition but he is set to miss the first week of the tournament owing to national duty.

England players Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler who are bound with RR contract will also miss the league for the first week, because they will compete in a bilateral series against Australia, starting September 4. 

Steve Smith
Smith. Image Credit: BCCI/IPL

Rajasthan Royals had traded their two big players Ravichandran Ashwin and Ajinkya Rahane to Delhi Capitals ahead of the IPL 2020 auction. They have bagged the service of India’s youngster Yashasvi Jaiswal and Kartik Tyagi, which were their expensive buy. The Rajasthan Royals had bought Tom Curran, David Miller in the overseas list. 

Chennai Super Kings will leave on Friday

CSK, RR
Image Credit: IPL

Chennai Super Kings will leave for the UAE on Friday as the. MS Dhoni-led side has been practicing in Tamil Nadu pitches for six days. As they will land in the UAE, players will have to follow a 14-days quarantine period during which they will be tested several times. All the players will be kept under a bio-secure environment to curb the spread of the virus. 

Earlier in the day, Kings XI Punjab fast bowler Mohammed Shami also posted an Instagram story, revealing that players from the Punjab-based franchise have departed for the UAE. 

The grand finale of the league will be played on 10th November. However, BCCI is yet to announce the fixtures of the much-awaited league. 

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CPL 2020, Match 6: Trinbago Knight Riders vs Jamaica Tallawahs – Stats Preview, Updated Points Table

On Thursday (20th August) evening, Trinbago Knight Riders will face Jamaica Tallawahs in the sixth game of the CPL 2020 at Brian Lara Cricket Academy (Tarouba). Both Trinbago Knight Riders and Jamaica Tallawahs have started their journey in the CPL 2020 with the victories. In their first matches of this tournament, while Riders beat Guyana Amazon Warriors by four wickets in the opening game of this tournament, Tallawahs claimed a five-wicket victory against St Lucia Zouks. Let’s look at some crucial stats preview before this CPL 2020 match. Head-to-head records between Trinbago Knight Riders vs Jamaica Tallawahs Stats Matches Riders

CPL 2020, Match 6: Trinbago Knight Riders vs Jamaica Tallawahs – Stats Preview, Updated Points Table

On Thursday (20th August) evening, Trinbago Knight Riders will face Jamaica Tallawahs in the sixth game of the CPL 2020 at Brian Lara Cricket Academy (Tarouba).

Both Trinbago Knight Riders and Jamaica Tallawahs have started their journey in the CPL 2020 with the victories. In their first matches of this tournament, while Riders beat Guyana Amazon Warriors by four wickets in the opening game of this tournament, Tallawahs claimed a five-wicket victory against St Lucia Zouks.

Let’s look at some crucial stats preview before this CPL 2020 match.

Head-to-head records between Trinbago Knight Riders vs Jamaica Tallawahs

Stats Matches Riders Won Tallawahs Won Tied/No Result
Overall 16 7 9 0/0
In the last five matches 5 4 1 0/0
  • Streaks running: Trinbago Knight Riders won all the last three matches against Jamaica Tallawahs.

 

Important stats between Trinbago Knight Riders vs Jamaica Tallawahs

(Team stats)

Stats Riders (vs Tallawahs) Tallawahs (vs Riders)
Highest total 267/2 (20 overs) at Kingston on 13th September 2019 226/5 (20 overs) at Kingston on 13th September 2019
Lowest completed total 130/9 (20 overs) at Kingston on 9th July 2015 125 (19.3 overs) at Port of Spain on 23rd July 2015
Largest victory (by runs) 41 runs at Kingston on 13th September 2019 50 runs at Kingston on 9th July 2015
Largest victory (by wickets) 4 wickets at Lauderhill on 19th August 2018 7 wickets at Port of Spain on 4th July 2016

 

(Players stats)

Stats Riders (vs Tallawahs) Tallawahs (vs Riders)
Highest score 96* by Colin Munro at Kingston on 13th September 2019 121* by Kieron Pollard at Port of Spain on 10th August 2018
Best bowling figures 5/23 by Dwayne Bravo at Port of Spain on 23rd July 2015 4/23 by Andre Russell at Kingston on 18th July 2016
Most runs scored 401 runs by Colin Munro 512 runs by Chris Gayle
Most wickets 18 wickets by Dwayne Bravo 20 wickets by Andre Russell

 

Other important stats

Trinbago Knight Riders

  • With two more wickets, Dwayne Bravo (498 wickets) will complete his 500 T20 wickets. He will be the first bowler in T20 cricket history to claim 500 wickets.
Dwayne Bravo, Trinbago Knight Riders, CPL 2020, Stats Preview
Dwayne Bravo (Photo by Randy Brooks – CPL T20 via Getty Images)
  • Dwayne Bravo (98 wickets) is two wickets away to become the first bowler to complete 100 wickets in CPL history.
  • Dwayne Bravo (954 runs) is 46 runs away to complete 1000 runs for Trinbago Knight Riders. After Colin Munro and Darren Bravo, Dwayne will be the third Trinbago Knight Riders batsman to score 1000 runs.
  • Darren Bravo (1459 runs) is 41 runs behind to become the second Trinbago Knight Riders batsman to score 1500 runs. Colin Munro (1563 runs) was the first batsman to achieve this feat for this team.
Trinbago Knight Riders, CPL 2020, Stats Preview, Darren Bravo
Darren Bravo (Photo by Ashley Allen – CPL T20 via Getty Images)
  • Kieron Pollard (47 wickets) is three wickets away to complete his 50 wickets in CPL career. Till the date, a total of nine bowlers have claimed 50+ wickets in CPL history.
Kieron Pollard, Trinbago Knight Riders, CPL 2020, Stats Preview
Kieron Pollard (Image Credit: Twitter)

Jamaica Tallawahs

  • Andre Russell (490 runs) is 23 runs away to become the leading run-scorer for Jamaica Tallawahs against Trinbago Knight Riders. In this list, he is only behind of Chris Gayle who scored 512 runs for Jamaica Tallawahs against Trinbago Knight Riders.
Andre Russell, Jamaica Tallawahs, CPL 2020, Stats Preview
Andre Russell (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
  • Oshane Thomas (32 wickets) needs one more wicket to surpass his former teammate Kesrick Williams (32 wickets) and become the third most wicket-taker for the Jamaica Tallawahs. Andre Russell (56 wickets) and Krishmar Santokie (37 wickets) are standing on the top two positions in this list.
Oshane Thomas, Jamaica Tallawahs, CPL 2020, Stats Preview
Oshane Thomas (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

CPL 2020: Updated Points Table after Match 4

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Results Points NRR
Guyana Amazon Warriors 2 1 1 0 0 2 0.616
Jamaica Tallawahs 1 1 0 0 0 2 0.596
Trinbago Knight Riders 1 1 0 0 0 2 0.349
 Barbados Tridents 1 1 0 0 0 2 0.3
 St Lucia Zouks 1 0 1 0 0 0 -0.596
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots 2 0 2 0 0 0 -0.826
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