New Delhi, August 9
Guitar and card video games are choices former Australia speedster Brett Lee desires the IPL-bound cricketers to discover with a purpose to preserve the bio-secure bubble throughout their lengthy keep within the UAE.
The IPL will likely be held within the United Arab Emirates from September 19 to November 10 in a managed surroundings owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lee believed gamers will act responsibly in the course of the IPL this yr and if bored in resort rooms, they need to be taught to play the guitar.
“Firstly, for your health, the most important thing to do is to make sure you social distance and you adhere by the COVID standards, so I don’t reckon any player would want to go out and do the wrong thing,” Lee stated on Star Sports present Cricket Connected.
“It’s additionally for his or her groups and their followers, as a result of if the IPL didn’t occur, it will be a disaster, wouldn’t it?
“Around the world, people want to see cricket, they are missing sport. I believe that all sportsmen, certainly cricketers, will make sure that they do the right thing and that is playing by the rules, staying inside the bubble.” Lee, who has over 300 wickets in each Tests and ODIs, is a part of the rock band Six & Out and performs the bass guitar.
“Look, it’s an eight to nine-week match, they’re getting paid actually, rather well, they’re placing on an amazing present for the world, so embrace the eight weeks, be taught the guitar.
“See, I love playing in my hotel room. I don’t need to go out and play golf, get the guitar out, play some cards, have some fun.” Lee additionally felt Kings XI Punjab have the correct head coach in Anil Kumble this season.
“Having somebody like that (Anil Kumble) by way of the combination of the staff and positively the squad will likely be invaluable. The information, the experiences, will certainly assist.
“Kings XI must win, they’ve an amazing squad, they’ve a beautiful staff that may positively get shut and shut however they haven’t received over the road but, so, I’m truly ready for that to occur.
“A great franchise to play for, I put up my hand-up and say that was a lot of fun to play for that franchise,” Lee, who has performed for Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders, stated. — PTI