Bangalore, Aug 14: With exactly two weeks remaining for the start of the third edition of Karbonn Wadiyar Karnataka Premier League 2014 (KPL) Twenty20 tournament, all players have started their preparations.
In the past three days, all six teams - Belagavi Panthers, Bijapur Bulls, Hubli Tigers, Bellary Tuskers, Mangalore United and Mysore Warriors have training hard at the M Chinnswamy Stadium.
Practice sessions begin as early as 7.30 AM and go on till 5.30 PM with teams training for about 3 hours each per day.
KPL 2014 begins in Mysore on August 28. The final is in Hubli on September 12. There will be 7 teams in all including film actors' side Rockstars.
Here are some of the pictures from practice sessions.
Robin Uthappa (right) talks to Bijapur Bulls co-owner and coach Irfan Sait.
KL Rahul in action
Hubli Tigers' batsman KL Rahul gets ready to play a shot in the 'nets'.
Mangalore United's Karun Nair gets ready to bat.
Bijapur Bulls' Kunal Kapoor keeps a close watch on the ball as he gets ready to take a catch.
Bijapur Bulls' Abhimanyu Mithun photographed while bowling in the 'nets'.
Paceman S Aravind
Hubli Tigers' left-arm paceman S Aravind in action.
Bijapur Bulls' Kunal Kapoor plays a shot.
Bijapur Bulls' players during practice.