Former England captain Michael Vaughn has backed defending Indian champions Mumbai to finish a hat-trick with titles by winning the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League.IPL). Clothing in Mumbai, led by Rohit Sharma, is the most successful franchise of the tournament, winning the trophy five times.
Vaughn also predicts that SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) could lift the trophy if the Mumbai franchise suffers “some strange loss of form.”
“The early prediction of # IPL2021 … @mipaltan will win it … if by some strange loss of form, then @SunRisers will win it … #Included #India,” Vaughn tweeted on Wednesday.
In the last edition of the IPL, the Mumbai Indians won their fifth title, defeating the Shreyas Ayer-led Delhi Capitals in the final. Mumbai will launch its IPL 2021 campaign against Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 9.
The Mumbai franchise suffered intimidation on Tuesday after their intelligence and weekend conservation consultant, Kieran Still, tested positive for coronavirus. However, all players and support staff returned negatively for COVID-19.
The Mumbai Indians issued a statement saying that although More is positive, it is asymptomatic and isolated.
“Mr. More is currently asymptomatic and isolated. The Indians of Mumbai and Kiran More have complied with all BCCI health guidelines,” MI said in a press release. “MI’s medical team will continue to monitor Mr. More’s health and follow BCCI protocols.”
The two-time defenders of the champions have a very strong team that includes many Indian and international players.
While their bowling team is at the helm of India Jasprit bumrah and the New Zealand tent Boult, they have names like Captain Rohit, Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan in the cotton department. Good at everything Hardik PandyaReturning from injury will also increase Mumbai’s chances of adding another title to his name.