Sri Lankan spin legend and Sunrisers Hyderabad bowling coach Muttiah Muralitharan spent invaluable time with hard-hitting all-rounder Yusuf Pathan on the centre pitch of the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium right here on Monday.
The 2 have been seen in animated discussions, with Muralitharan apparently exhibiting a couple of off-spin methods to Yusuf. The all-rounder will likely be enjoying for Sunrisers for the primary time within the IPL after his stint with Kolkata Knight Riders.
The workforce was pressured to have non-obligatory indoor apply on Sunday resulting from heavy rains. On Tuesday night, SRH was with out its captain Kane Williamson and different large names like Shikhar Dhawan, Alex Hales and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar. These gamers are anticipated to affix the workforce shortly.
Sunrisers’ suppose tank comprising head-coach Tom Moody, Muralitharan and mentor V.V.S. Laxman was seen giving invaluable tricks to the cricketers, who went by means of the primary actual grind of the season on the venue.
Although darkish clouds hovered over the venue and there was a short spell of rain, the apply match, that includes a mixture of principally Sunrisers gamers and some native gamers, continued.
Simply after the warm-up session ended, Muralitharan was seen urging his youthful son to bowl at him close to the boundary line and to the nice shock of the few current there, the teen reminded in some ways his famed father with comparable grip, run-up and bowling motion!