Former Australian pacer and the 2007 world cup winner, Shaun Tait, has said that Mumbai Indians stand a great chance of winning IPL 2020. Shaun Tait has been one of the fastest-ever bowlers in world cricket during his stint in the international spectrum. Shaun has had a lot of experience of playing in various franchise league tournaments across the globe including the Indian Premier League.
Tait made his debut in the Indian Premier League for the Rajasthan Royals way back in 2009 and then played for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2016. He was close to breaking Shoaib Akhtar’s record of the fastest-ever ball back in 2009 but missed only by a small margin. However, Tait has had his share of injuries during his time and was mostly away from the field.
Shaun Tait Reckons Mumbai Indians Can Will IPL 2020
In an exclusive chat with Cricket Addictor, Shaun Tait said that Mumbai Indians would be the only team he reckons can win the IPL this year. Mumbai Indians have been the most successful franchise of the tournament so far and have won the four titles to date. Their last glory in the tournament came in 2019 when they won the title for the fourth time.
Prior to this, they had won the title thrice. Their first victory came back in the year 2013 under the leadership of Rohit Sharma. Mumbai Indians reclaimed the title in 2015 and once again in 2017. In 2019, they won the fourth title, becoming the first team to do so.
On the other hand, their captain, Rohit Sharma, is the most successful player in the history of the tournament, having won it won 5 times so far. He first won it back in 2009 with Deccan Chargers and then went on to win it four times with Mumbai Indians leading them to IPL glory.