Skipper for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) They grow kohli said on Thursday that this year, the Indian Premier League will be as competitive as last year in the UAE, as the teams will not have a home advantage for the second consecutive edition.
“It’s nothing like playing at Chinnaswamy Stadium (the home of RCB in Bengaluru) in front of your home crowd. I understand and I agree with that. Obviously the fans will miss watching us play – that’s the moment we came in right now,” he said. Cars on the eve of the opening of the season of his franchise against the Mumbai Indians.
“But the good thing is that we are back in India and another positive thing about this edition like last year is that there is no home advantage. Everyone plays in neutral places and the strength of your team really comes to the fore.
That is why it is the last IPL was competitive and until approximately the last 3-4 games, everyone had to qualify [for the playoffs] which I think is great for the tournament. The viewings went through the roof, which I expect to be this time as well. The  the tournament will be competitive, “added Collie, who is also the captain of India.
Collie said that RCB are one of the strongest countries in this edition and he hopes that his country will do well.
“After doing well last year, in such a competitive scenario, as a country we are confident that this time we are the strongest team. This time we will have a great season. This is something we all look forward to just playing at certain seats with four teams, which will nullify the home advantage that each team had, and we will really have some competitive excitement, “he added.