IPL 2020 Opener Between Mumbai Indians-Chennai Super Kings Will Be Thrilling: L Balaji
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IPL 2020 Opener Between Mumbai Indians-Chennai Super Kings Will Be Thrilling: L Balaji

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Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni. Photo by: Sandeep Shetty /SPORTZPICS for BCCI

A formidable Mumbai Indians will put their title on defense in IPL 2020. The Mumbai franchise led by Rohit Sharma has outplayed every other team in terms of IPL triumphs with four title to their name. Chennai Super Kings are just behind them as they have clinched the IPL title thrice under the captaincy of MS Dhoni.

Mumbai Indians beat CSK in the final of the previous edition of the IPL to lift the title. However, CSK will hope to avenge the defeat in the opener, in a few minutes from now. CSK bowling coach L Balaji also expects his side to cross the line and said that the match will have many thrilling moments.
Chennai Super Kings, MS Dhoni, L Balaji
MS Dhoni, L Balaji. (Photo: Twitter)

“It is always going to be two tough teams, two brilliant teams over the period of time Mumbai Indians and CSK. It is a great opportunity for each and every one of us. It is going to be interesting and as the audience expect, there will be a lot of thrilling moments. I am also waiting for the match. Hopefully this time we will cross the line,” he said.

IPL 2020, Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings
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IPL 2020 will be played entirely in UAE due to the pandemic situation forcing the cricket board to host the tournament away from India. Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah will be the three venues used for the tournament. Dream 11 have been named as the sponsor for the upcoming season of the tournament after VIVO pulled out.

All the franchise have arrived in UAE with some of the foreign players still to join the squad. Players from England and Australia will join their respective franchises once their ongoing three-match T20I series concludes.