Rajasthan Royals’ Indian cricketers have gathered at the Royals new training facility at Talegaon in Nagpur to participate in the first pre-season camp ahead of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League.
8 Indian cricketers who are part of the Rajasthan Royals’ squad for the upcoming season will undergo training for three days under the watchful eyes of Head of Cricket, Zubin Bharucha supported by Batting coach Amol Mazumdar, Spin Bowling coach Sairaj Bahutule and UK Academy Director Sid Lahiri.
“This camp is an opportunity to review the level of development of our players over the last 7 months. We will be reviewing both their technical and physical progress to set clear plans for the build-up to the IPL. Furthermore, after the trading window, this will be an extremely beneficial few days to integrate our new players into the Royals Family and get a closer look at their outstanding skills.” said Bharucha.
Over the course of three days, the boys will sweat it out in open net sessions, followed by match scenarios. Coaches will be spending time with players sharing development plans with each one of them to help them prepare for the season.
The new training facility includes a full ground with the same soil used in Jaipur to aid preparation, a fully equipped recovery center, and the ability to house all players and coaches on-site enabling the family atmosphere that the Royals are so well known for.
The Royals physiotherapist John Gloster is also a part of this camp to ensure the fitness and energy levels is of the players is measured and tested, along with a review of their nutrition. The Indian cricketers present at the camp are Shreyas Gopal, Mahipal Lomror, Varun Aaron, Shashank Singh, Rahul Tewatia, Manan Vohra, Riyan Parag and Ankit Rajpoot.