new Delhi: The first match of the 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) showed that this time also this league will prove to be an event with big score. Chennai Super Kings have made a great start by washing the previous champions Mumbai Indians in a bang. After this Chennai performance, the speculation about Dhoni’s captaincy has started once again.
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Amidst all this, former England veteran Khalbu spinner Monty Panesar believes something else. This Sikh spinner of Indian origin is not counting Chennai Super Kings even in the first four teams of the league. Panesar, in a conversation with WION News, made a prediction about the potential champion this time, as well as his opinion about the possible teams of the top four positions.
Delhi capitals are looking the biggest contenders
While choosing the top 4 teams of IPL-2020, Panesar has considered Delhi Capitals as the biggest contender. Panesar says that Delhi’s team looks very strong under the captaincy of Shreyas Iyer. The reason for this is the presence of a very good mix of young and experienced players in his camp. On the basis of this, he said that the circumstances of the UAE will be the best for the players of Delhi. Apart from this, Panesar has selected Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore among the top four teams.
RCB will depend on Virat
Panesar, who took 167 Test wickets for England, may have chosen Royal Challengers Bangalore for the top 4 this time despite a very poor record in the IPL, but in reality he also believes that the team is completely on Virat Kohli Will depend. Panesar said that RCB’s performance will depend on how Virat chooses the last XI and how he makes his decisions on the field. With this, Bangalore’s team will be able to join the top-4.
Rashid can win purple cap, Rishabh Pant Orange contenders
Panesar has also expressed the possibility that this time, which bowler and which batsman will be on top in the IPL. Panesar believes that due to his spin qualification, Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Afghan spinner Rashid Khan can win the Purple Cap for the most wickets, while Indian wicket-keeper batsman and Delhi Capitals team’s legendary cricketer Rishabh Pant (Rishabh Pant) at bat. ) Can beat all and win the Orange Cap to score the most runs.