Kolkata Knight Riders' Brett Lee during a practice session for the IPL match.
Even as preparations are on at the Salt Lake stadium for the opening ceremony of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 extravaganza, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders began the countdown with the season's first practice session at the Eden Gardens. (PTI)
KKR players seem to be obediently listening to their coach during a practice session. (PTI)
Looks like KKR players are having a good time while practicing ahead the matches. Captain Gautam Gambhir, who is down with jaundince, did not attend the session and assistant coach Vijay Dahiya was seen playing the role of the mentor to the likes of Rajat Bhatia, Pradeep Sangwan and Manvinder Bisla. (PTI)
KKR players do some stretches ahead their first match. Shah Rukh Khan, KKR principal owner, will perform along with his Jab Tak Hai Jaan co-star Katrina Kaif, while rapper Pitbull will add the international touch to the ceremony. (PTI)
Batsman Eoin Morgan practicing. The state government has formed a 40 member committee for the development of the stadium. As the organisers were busy redoing the stadium, many artistes were seen rehearsing their moves in the galleries. (PTI)