Rajasthan Royals will be playing two of their home games in Guwahati in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Rajasthan Royals will host Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders on April 5 and 9 respectively at the Barsapara Stadium.
Both the games will be played in the evening having an 8 p.m. start, as per a BCCI release. The Rajasthan-based franchise will begin their IPL 2020 campaign against Chennai Super Kings at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
Earlier The franchise decided to usethe facilities at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium for a three-day camp that willhelp them get a hang of conditions in what will be their second home ground.
IANS said that the Rajasthan Royals boys will train from Thursday to Saturday in Guwahati with Robin Uthappa being one of the big names who will be a part of the training sessions which will be overseen by Head of Cricket Zubin Bharucha, batting coach Amol Muzumdar and fielding coach Dishant Yagnik.
With great efforts “The boys will be trained from Thursday to Saturday with Uthappa definitely being a part of the camp. Some other big domestic names might be there, but it also depends on how they are placed with their Ranji Trophy teams which will be battling it out in the semi-finals.
The whole idea is to get a hang of conditions because if we get the clearance from the court, it will be our second home ground,” the source had said.
As per the BCCI further said that the six-afternoon games this year will be played at 4 p.m. while the evening games will have a scheduled start of 8 p.m.