England opener Jonny Bairstow feels the upcoming IPL will put the players in a “good frame of mind” going into the T20 World Cup as they will play in conditions similar to the ICC event in India later this year.
Bairstow, who is currently involved in the three-match ODI series against India, will turn up for Sunrisers Hyderabad when the IPL gets underway on April 9.
“It will be a great opportunity to play at different grounds that we could potentially be playing in the T20 World Cup. Also to see how different team will go about bowling in those conditions,” Bairstow said during a virtual press conference on Wednesday.
“Because, naturally with the dimension of the grounds and also wickets, it varies how attacks go about defending totals and batsmen go about setting them, so it will be an interesting competition.” Sunrisers Hyderabad will open its campaign against Kolkata Knight Riders…