The pleasure of cricket will return to Indian properties, beginning this night when the cricket carnival begins with the graduation of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020.
The opening match of IPL 2020 can be a repeat of final version’s final- Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will lock horns with Mumbai Indians ( MI) on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Saturday ( September 19)
In a video posted by Mumbai Indians on their official Twitter account, MI’s talismanic opener and skipper Rohit Sharma spoke his thoughts concerning the rivalry, proper earlier than the eve of the match.
“Playing against CSK is always fun, we enjoy that battle. But when we play the game it is just another opposition for us and that is how we want to move forward,” Rohit mentioned.
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) September 19, 2020
The two sides are essentially the most profitable groups in IPL historical past, with defending champions Mumbai Indians profitable the IPL, a file 4 instances whereas Chennai Super Kings have received the crown thrice.
All-rounder Hardik Pandya thinks that the matches between the 2 sides are all the time particular.”It has become a game which people look forward to. It is one of the two franchises that are most loved by the fans and that is how it becomes special. I do not know when we all will get our A-game out when we are playing against CSK and I wish we always do that,” Pandya mentioned.
The two groups have confronted one another 28 instances within the IPL with MI holding an edge over CSK with a 17-11 win/loss file. The rivalry between the 2 giants has turn out to be synonymous with cricketing thrillers through the years – with final yr’s ultimate encapsulating it, the place Rohit Sharma led MI edged out CSK by just one run.