Mahindra Singh Dhoni & Virat Kohli will lock horns when their teams take on each other in a first game of the tournament. Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore facing off at Chennai on 23rd March. Dhoni and Kohli are challenging each other ahead of the tournament opener in latest IPL teaser. Both superstars have a massive following, and the teaser shows that the heavyweights have Indian cricket fans divided.
MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli can be seen enjoying the clash between the fans from the rooftop. The CSK captain warns RCB skipper in the TV advertisement “Don’t be late“ in the inaugural match of Indian Premier League 2019. Chennai Super Kings came back into IPL Season 2018 after serving a two-year suspension. The team under the captaincy of Dhoni lifted the Indian Premier League trophy for the third time.
On the other hand, Virat Kohli having the most potent team disappointed their fans & are yet to win the title. Board of Control of Cricket in India has announced the schedule for first 17 matches between 23 to April 5. The matches will be played across the eight home venues of the franchises. Each franchise cricket team will play a minimum of four games in the two-week phase. All sides will play a minimum of two home & two away games.
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Kohli Concerned for World Cup
Virat Kohli has developed a vision as far as the World Cup is concerned. He doesn’t want the Indian cricketers to drift too much from their ODI plan during seven weeks tournament. India plays against South Africa in the World Cup opener match on June 5. The Indian skipper said that the cricketers have to make sure that their game doesn’t go too much away from ODI kind of things.
The national team’s interest has always been uppermost for the skipper. He wants his teammates to make the efforts for such thing during the indoor tournament. Not picking up bad habits will take a continuous effort to form the squad during IPL.