August 26, 2008
The King Khan is taking his Knight Riders to
The Knight riders will have 16 players but all the International players like Ponting , Shoaib Akhtar, Chris Gayle, McCullum will be missing from the squad. Ishant sharma will also be missing in this camp as he will be busy in Champions Trophy.
The IPL (Indian Premier League) franchise will play a T20 cricket series with the
This practice camp was already planned and is not something which has came suddenly for the Knight Riders; this was confirmed by Graham Dixon, CEO of the
All these initiative are being taken by the Kolkatta Knight Riders to improve their performance in the next IPL Twenty 20 championship scheduled for next year.
But after this practice camp, most of the Indians players, will go and practice in the first class cricket for making a spot in the Indian national team.
It is interesting that charismatic owner of the Knight Riders is not taking any chance, and he is making sure that his team is going to be the champions in the Indian Premier League for 2009.