After the two senior players of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina, have returned to their backyards, the scenario has acknowledged a straight below in the Yellow’s army name. The two players, ahead of their experience, could have added durability to their side. 

However, the skipper MS Dhoni still seems confident despite the fact that no permanent alternate has been subjected to the upcoming edition. The side is in a mega-competition to Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians (MI). MI, conceding four titles, are just a title ahead to that of Dhoni’s franchise, and hence, the consequence objects combat. 

Therefore, the leader of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Gautam Gambhir, believes in the strength of the MI in the first match/opening match to take place on 19th September. 

While Rohit’s army has Bumrah and Boult, Gautam sees the deadly bowling duo forming stern strife for opponents. Also, Shane Watson has refrained from global cricket for indefinite tenure. 

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Here is the reason why Gautam Gambhir believes in MI over CSK for the opening match

“I am very excited to see how Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah will be bowling together with the new ball. Because Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult are world-class bowlers, and both of them are wicket-taking options in T20 cricket. A left-arm seamer who brings the ball in for right-handers and Jasprit Bumrah, who is unorthodox,” Gautam Gambhir said while speaking in the latest episode of Star Sports Cricket Connected.

“It will be a massive challenge for Chennai Super Kings as they don’t have Suresh Raina at No.3, plus Shane Watson does not play much international cricket and has not played cricket for a long time, so how he plays against Bumrah and Trent Boult. We will also have to see with whom he would be opening the batting.

“I feel the Mumbai Indians have the upper hand if you see the balance and depth of the squad. They have also added Trent Boult to their squad, who will give them a perfect option,” he added.

However, it is illustrious that the extravaganza is formulated to hit the UAE’s destined floors. A total of fifty-one matches also acquire the knockout rounds and a final besides. The fans are waiting for the ride to begin for more than six months, and finally, the wait is about to be over. Follow the league at Live IPL Scores. Unfortunately, the widespread of the COVID-19 has made it impossible for the fans to witness the game as the spectators. 

The Board of Control of Cricket (BCCI) holds every trick to inspire and to commence the cash-rich T20 league in a full-fledged as fans chants and pre-recorded supportive sounds are to be induced throughout the tournament.