The Indian Premier League starts on Saturday, Sept 19 bringing cricket fans some cheer amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) take on defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) in the season opener. Both of these teams are the most successful teams in the competition.
Mumbai Indians are without the services of Lasith Malinga for this season, while CSK don’t have Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh.
Since its the first game in months its tough to predict the form of many players until they play a certain number of games in the tournament. However, there will be a lot of pressure for Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja to perform.
19th September 2020, 7:30pm (IST)
Match 1: Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings (MI vs CSK)
Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Lasith Malinga, MItchell McClenaghan, Quinton de Kock, Rahul Chahar, Rohit Sharma, Sherfane Rutherford, SuryaKumar Yadav, Trent Boult, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai Singh, Mohsin Khan
Chennai Super Kings:
Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Piyush Chawla, Dwayne Bravo, Sam Curran, Karn Sharma, Shane Watson, Shardul Thakur, Murali Vijay, Josh Hazlewood, Francois Du Plessis, Imran Tahir, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, KM Asif, Narayan Jagadeesan, Monu Kumar, RutuRaj Gaikwad, R. Sai Kishore
Fantasy 11/Dream 11 Squad:
Wicket-keeper: Quinton de Kock (VC)
Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, SuryaKumar Yadav, Ambati Rayudu, Francois Du Plessis
All-rounders: Dwayne Bravo, Hardik Pandya (C), Ravindra Jadeja
Bowlers: Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah