IPL 2021: Kumar Sangakkara joins Rajasthan Royals for IPL 2021 Phase 2 in UAE: Rajasthan Royals director of cricket- Kumar Sangakkara joins the team in UAE ahead of the second phase of IPL 2021. Sangakkara’s news of the team joining came via Rajasthan Royals (RR) social media post. The former Sri Lankan player will straightaway go into mandatory six-day quarantine at the team hotel- JA Jebel Ali Beach Hotel and Resort.
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Kumar Sangakkara joins Rajasthan Royals for IPL 2021 Phase 2 in UAE
Sangakkara was appointed as the director of cricket of Rajasthan Royals (RR) in January this year. As a part of this position, the 43-year old is responsible for overseeing the entire cricketing ecosystem of the Royals franchise, including coaching structure, auction plans and team strategy, talent discovery and overall development of the franchisee.
Besides, Sangakkara carries a pool of cricketing experience and has even featured in IPL for six years where he has played for franchises- Kings XI Punjab, the Deccan Chargers and the Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Meanwhile, Rajasthan Royals players touched the Gulf country on September 2. The pink brigade was the last franchisee to reach UAE for the second leg of IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: Rajasthan Royals schedule for second phase of tournament
Rajasthan Royals: Rajasthan Royals started the season on a high- securing two wins out of the first three games. However, as they journeyed further their performance dipped. Currently, they sit at fifth position on the points table.
|21 September, Tuesday||PBKS vs RR||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|25 September, Saturday||Delhi Capitals vs RR||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|27 September, Monday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs RR||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|29 September, Wednesday||RR vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|2 October, Saturday||RR vs Chennai Super Kings||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|5 October, Tuesday||RR vs Mumbai Indians||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|7 October, Thursday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs RR||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
IPL 2021: Kumar Sangakkara joins Rajasthan Royals for IPL 2021 Phase 2 in UAE