The 13th season of the Indian Premier League will kick off in just three days' time. Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings are geared up for the opening clash. Recently, Indian teammates Hardik Pandya and Dinesh Karthik meet candidly in UAE, but sadly they could not greet each other due to Covid-19 strict guidelines imposed in UAE. Hardik Pandya and Dinesh Karthik are Rivals on the pitch, Best mates off it. The mates could not even shake hands and were seen talking and laughing while following social distancing. They said goodbye through a flying kiss. Kolkata Knight Riders twitter shared their Video. KKR wrote, " Rivals on the pitch, best mates off it! Waiting to see what happens one week from now See you soon, @hardikpandya7 and @mipaltan ".
Kolkata Knight Riders will face Mumbai Indians on 23rd September 2020 at 7:30 PM (IST) in Sharjah. On the other hand, before facing Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians will face Chennai Super Kings in the opening clash of the season. Kolkata Knight Riders is led by Dinesh Karthik. He joined Kolkata Knight Riders in 2018. Karthik is key player and will play an important role for KKR in the upcoming season.
On the other hand, Mumbai Indians is led by Rohit Sharma. One of the most successful captains in IPL. Mumbai Indians has won four IPL titles under his captaincy- 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019. They will be aiming to become the first team to win five IPL title, whereas Kolkata Knight Riders will try to win their third IPL title.