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Rajasthan Royals’ camp with Indian cricketers gets underway

ANI | Updated: Mar 04, 2019 17:41 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 4 (ANI): With the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is just around the corner, Rajasthan Royals continue their preparation for the season with their second pre-IPL camp.
The camp has been organised in Mumbai at the Cricket Club of India’s Brabourne Stadium. It begins today and will be on until Wednesday. 
The Indian players who are part of the Royals’ squad will participate in this training under the guidance of the Royals' head coach Paddy Upton along with the head of cricket Zubin Bharucha.
This camp entails three days of intensive training as well as fitness drills, which will help the players enhance and hone their batting, bowling and fielding skills. Practice matches will be held as a platform for the new players including Riyan Parag, Shubham Ranjane, Shashank Singh and others to play with the likes of team captain Ajinkya Rahane, Jaydev Unadkat, Sanju Samson, Stuart Binny, Dhawal Kulkarni among others.
The Royals’ physiotherapist John Gloster along with his assistant Niranjan Pandit are part of the session to ensure the fitness and energy levels of the players remains optimum, along with their nutrition.
“It feels great to be back with the Royals and to work with this squad that is full of energetic and talented players. They show promise and determination. They are eager to deliver the best they can. We are indeed excited to be beginning the season at home in the SMS stadium," Upton said.
The other team members present for the camp are Krishnappa Gowtham, Varun Aaron, Shreyas Gopal, Prashant Chopra, Rahul Tripathi, S. Midhun, Mahipal Lomror, Aryaman Birla and Manan Vohra. The coaching team for the camp consists of spin bowling coach Sairaj Bahutule, batting coach Amol Muzumdar and fielding coach Dishant.
Rajasthan Royals will meet Kings XI Punjab in their opening IPL match on March 25. (ANI)