PHOTOS: Uthappa, Vinay and others sweat it out for KPL 2014

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Published: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 12:46 [IST]
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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.

Schedule; Squads

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.

Karnataka's star players R Vinay Kumar, Robin Uthappa, KL Rahul, Karun Nair and others are part of KPL. They have all joined their team-mates at 'net' sessions.

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.

Belagavi Panthers captain Vinay

Belagavi Panthers' captain R Vinay Kumar bowls during a practice session at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.

Robin Uthappa

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'.

Karun Nair

Mangalore United's Karun Nair gets ready to bat.

Catching practice

Bijapur Bulls' Kunal Kapoor keeps a close watch on the ball as he gets ready to take a catch.

Abhimanyu Mithun

Bijapur Bulls' Abhimanyu Mithun photographed while bowling in the 'nets'.

Paceman S Aravind

Hubli Tigers' left-arm paceman S Aravind in action.

Kunal Kapoor

Bijapur Bulls' Kunal Kapoor plays a shot.

Bijapur Bulls

Bijapur Bulls' players during practice.


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