The IPL 2020 just nine days away of the opening match between the last years defending champions Mumbai Indians and runner-up Chennai Super Kings.
The Australian former fast bowler Brett Lee put on the predictor’s hat. He picked MS Dhoni-led CSK as the winner of the 13th edition of Indian Premier League to be played in the UAE from September 19.
Brett lee landed on Mumbai, India to be a part of the IPL coverage for the host broadcasters’ is currently in isolation.
The former Australian fast bowler known for his fastest bowling Yorker also known as Australian express decided to engage and spend time in a Q&A session with his fans on Instagram.
Among many questions Lee was asked by a fan to name the possible champions of IPL 2020, on the reply he said it’s hard to say, but he said he would go with CSK.
However, CSK is in the picture for not precisely the ideal reasons. Including two bowlers, 13 personal of CSK squad had been tested positive for COVID-19, which led to delay in their training session.
The senior cricketers Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh also decided to pull out of the tournament for their Personal reason.
The CSK has kept faith on MSD, and their existing squad and are yet to name a replacement for Raina.
The squad led by captain cool MS Dhoni India’s most successful captains and a three-time IPL winner will start as one of the most liked of the tournament.
Brett Lee, who already represented Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL, also has hopes for KKR. When asked by a fan about KKR, Lee also predicted two-time champions KKR to be in the play-offs of this year’s IPL.
Lee wrote there is definitely on the cards for KKR to be in the final.
In Abu Dhabi, Dinesh Karthik-led KKR side begins their IPL 2020 campaign against four-time winners Mumbai Indians on September 23.
This is the first time in the IPL (Indian Premier League) history that the entire match will be staged in the UAE (United Arab Emirates), due to the COVID-19 Pandemic situation in India.
In 2014, the first part of IPL was played in the UAE due to general elections in India.
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