After waiting for months, finally, Dream11 IPL 13th season is going to kick start on September 19, 2020. Due to the current circumstances, IPL had been vacated to UAE where eight teams will be competing. To cheer up the people who have been exhausted due to lockdown for months and everything in stagnant.
In the first match faces two successful teams in the history of IPL Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians will be competing to claim the first victory in IPL 2020. Top picks for CSK:
The three-time champions are facing a lot of problems even before their maiden match. The exit of Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh has made vacancies in the playing 11. But still, the team has some excellent players to include in the team. Chennai has some wonderful duo for the opening spot i.e. Ambati Rayudu and Shane Watson. The team has to fill the no. 3 spot. The picks for the spot are Ruturaj Gaikwad and Chennai veteran M Vijay to fill it. After comes Faf du Plessis who is an experienced batsman. At 5th comes the captain MS Dhoni followed by the all-rounders Ravindra Jadeja and DJ Bravo. Speaking about the middle order Chennai has other choices like Kedar Jadhav, Narayan Jagadeesan.
Moving to the bowler’s category MS Dhoni has some excellent players in the squad. For fast bowling Deepak Chahar and Shardul Thakur who are potential bowlers in the opening powerplay overs. DJ Bravo who is a death over specialist adding strength to the team. Spinners include Ravindra Jadeja, Imran Tahir, Mitchell Santner. Mitchell Santner joins squad an injury and many expecting some all rounding experience from him. Chennai has it’s lethal player Lungi Ngidi from South Africa. Chennai Super Kings don’t have a professional off-spinner which is a disadvantage. But the side has many leg-spin bowlers which will be a major advantage in pitches like Dubai. Top picks for MI:
Mumbai Indians (MI) Batting:
The defending champions Mumbai Indians have returned with the same energy and enthusiasm joined by new players. They have one of the best opening batsmen in the season with Suryakumar Yadav and Quinton de kock. Young players like Ishan Kishan is there to power the middle order joining with the captain Rohit Sharma. Mumbai has one of the best allrounders. Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard are potential players who can change the track of the match. The most anticipated brothers of IPL Krunal and Hardik are key pairs of Mumbai Indians.
Mumbai Indians (MI) Bowling:
The bowling side looking a bit stronger even the senior bowler Lasith Malinga’s exit. Trent boult was auctioned last year add power to the bowling. Mumbai has one best yorker and death over specialist Jasprit Bumrah. Young spinners are adding value to the bowling side. Players like Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy have huge potential. With some fantastic players on their side we can expect some action in maiden match of IPL season 13.