Steve Smith and David Warner
Indian Premier League 2019: The 12 Edition of the most popular T20 format in the world. Here the two Experienced Australian players Steve Smith and David Warner have arrived to join their respective teams of IPL.
David Warner will going to join Sunrisers Hyderabad, while Steve Smith is going to play with Rajasthan Royals.
Steve Smith have joined the preparatory camps organized by Rajasthan Royals and David Warner joined the preparatory camps of “orange army” Sunrisers Hyderabad as Indian Premier League is going to begin on March 23. IPL is the cash-rich franchise of T20 format tournament which is going to begin on 23 March 2019.
Steve Smith and David Warner could not feature in the last season of IPL due to their suspension following proven involvement in a ball tampering saga and hence, they’ll both be roaring this time.
David Warner previously lead Sunrisers Hyderabad team in the IPL and Steve Smith is going to take and lead Rajasthan Royals.
“Great to be back here in Jaipur with the Royals family, and I can’t wait for this year’s edition of the IPL to start,” posted Smith via Twitter.
Steve Smith Express his happiness on Returning
— Steve Smith (@stevesmith49) March 17, 2019
The ex-skipper has already been welcomed with open arms by former Royals’ captain and current brand ambassador Shane Warne, who has a lot of faith in Smith’s ability and considers him key to Royals’ chances.
“Having Smith’s experience around and his hunger and passion as the only cricket that is before World Cup, will be a big thing for him,” Warne was quoted saying by PTI. “I have no doubt that Smith and Warner will get back to their best as they were before.” The pleasant news of Warner’s arrival was broken by Sunrisers themselves over Twitter on Saturday.
David Warner was also excited to return in 12 season.
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) March 16, 2019
Smith who has just had recovered from injury of elbow for which he had surgery, and he is confident of doing well in IPL 2019 the 12th season. “I love playing in India. The IPL’s a terrific tournament and the elbow is tracking really well. I’ve been batting for the last two weeks and (am) able to play all shots, got my power back, so I am tracking really well and I’m just excited to play again.”
These Two players were scheduled to start their tournament with their respective teams. Sunrisers Hyderabad will kick start its campaign against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens on March 24, while Rajasthan Royals will begin their campaign versus Kings XI Punjab in Jaipur a day later.