True to the spirit of the tournament, IPL 11 finally flagged off last evening with an entertainer of a match! CSK, returning after three years, gave us just the start that IPL fans were looking for. Now all eyes are glued to the special game tonight at Eden gardens, KKR v/s RCB.
But what is special about the clash between KKR and RCB tonight? Foremost is of course the new KKR captain Dinesh Karthik. Even as he is ready to take-on the responsibility, in an interview he seems to have talked his heart out. He was quoted as saying:
“Heart of hearts, I thought I’ll be playing for CSK from the very first year. It’s been 10 years and it has never happened. The dream is getting smaller by the day. I don’t know if I’ll ever play for CSK. I have been born and brought up in the city and would have loved to play for the Chennai team,”
Having said that, Karthik sounded determined to take the bull by the horn and do complete justice to this new responsibility of heading the KKR squad. He told The Hindu:
“I have got the opportunity to lead an IPL team which is a big honour and I’d like to do justice to that.”
Now all KKR fans have big hopes pinned on this phenomenal cricketer. In tonight’s game, as he steps on field as the captain, there will be expectations galore! Yet, it is now for the world to see Captain Karthik at work in the game tonight at Eden Gardens.
Another thing contributing to the excitement of today’s game is Kohli’s remark about the new avatar of RCB. In an interview before the game, Kohli remarked:
“You will be surprised to see our bowling dominating in this IPL”
RCB that has been known for its batting is now ready this season to make a statement with its bowling attack. What surprise is in store? Let’s watch the game tonight and witness the phenomenon unfold!
Skipper Dinesh Karthik and RCB’s renewed bowling enthusiasm! We sure have much to look forward to in the match at Eden Gardens tonight!