With the opening match of IPL 2020 between defending champions Mumbai Indians and a year ago’s runner-up Chennai Super Kings only nine days away, previous Australia fast bowler Brett Lee wore the predictor’s hat. Lee picked MS Dhoni-led CSK as the champ of the thirteenth edition of Indian Premier League to be played in the UAE from September 19.
Lee, who arrived in Mumbai to be an aspect of the IPL coverage for the host broadcasters’ is right now in confinement. The previous Australia cricketer, who was known as one of the fastest bowler during his time, chosen to take part in a Q&A session with his fans on Instagram.
Among numerous inquiries from both on and off the field, Lee was asked by a fan to name the potential champions of IPL 2020. Lee answered with: “Hard to say but let’s go with CSK.”
CSK have been in the news of late for not actually the ideal reasons. 13 personnel of their squad had tested positive for Covid-19 which deferred their training session in Dubai. Also, in between two of their senior cricketers Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh decided to pull out of the competition refering to personal reasons.
The CSK the executives, be that as it may, have kept confidence in the current crew and are yet to name a trade for either Raina and Dhoni.
With a squad led by one of India’s best captains and a three-time IPL champ MS Dhoni, CSK sure beginning as one of the top picks of the competition.
Lee, who has represented Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL, likewise had high expectations from KKR. When gotten some information about KKR’s new expensive recruit Pat Cummins, Lee the Australian all-rounder is ‘World Class’.
Lee likewise anticipated two-time champions KKR to be in the play-offs of the current year’s IPL.
“Definitely on the cards for KKR to be in the final 4,” Lee wrote.
The Dinesh Karthik-drove side start their IPL 2020 campaign against four-time victors Mumbai Indians on September 23 in Abu Dhabi.
This is the first time a whole IPL will be organized in the UAE after it was moved out of India because of the pandemic circumstance in the nation. In 2014, the initial segment of IPL was played in the UAE because of general elections in India.