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The UAE Pro-League, known for sponsorship reasons as the Arabian Gulf League, is the top professional football league in the United Arab Emirates.
"We will come back strong. That's what we are known for," MS Dhoni had said after Chennai Super Kings' (CSK) final match last season in UAE. Having failed to qualify for the playoffs of the Indian Premier League for the first time, the intent to come back strongly was clearly visible.
The boys from Punjab will walk into the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League with a new name. Formerly known as Kings XI Punjab, the franchise decided to rechristen themselves as Punjab Kings. But the biggest question on the mind of the fans would be whether a change in name can change the team's fortune in the cash-rich league.
Walking out of the Indian Premier League (IPL) mini-auction in February, Sunrisers Hyderabad had bought just three players. While it doesn't make for headlines, what it did show was the belief the management has in the squad going into season 14 of the league.
As India was trounced by UAE 0-6 in the second friendly in Dubai on Monday, the defeat did not go down well among the fans in the country. But Blue Tigers head coach Igor Stimac thinks differently as according to him it was a test of new players' strength against the formidable set-up of the hosts.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli is "excited" to see the Indian Premier League (IPL) return to the country after the 13th edition of the tournament was held in UAE due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) batsman AB de Villiers can still sense the momentum which his side gained in the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in UAE.
India goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu on Wednesday said that the side will bounce back strongly after the loss against UAE and will be ready for the joint qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup in June.
The 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) gets underway in less than 10 days and like every season, all eyes will once again be on defending champions Mumbai Indians.
India lost to hosts UAE 6-0 in their second international friendly as striker Ali Mabkhout netted a hattrick at the Zabeel Stadium here on Monday.
Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac, who is confident ahead of the game against the UAE, said that in the match against Oman, his side showed that "there is nothing to fear about".