Harbhajan delayed his travel to UAE before pulling out of the season. Smith, who was captain of the now-defunct Rising Pune Supergiants, knows what it takes to venture deep into the tournament and his experience and leadership will be immense for a rather young Rajasthanteam. Brett Lee had said on Star Sports show ‘Cricket Connected’. A surprise pick for many, Lee believes the Royals' foreign quartet of Australian Steve Smith and Englishmen Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler and all-rounder Ben Stokes have what it takes to stick it out. Former Australia pacer Brett Lee has predicted the winner of IPL 2020 Brett Lee also named a team who he thinks will definitely qualify for the playoffs The entire IPL season will be staged in UAE this year due to the coronavirus pandemic With less than ten days left for the start of the new season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), predictions have been flowing thick and fast from former players and experts. Get latest cricket updates, live scores, top sports news, match highlights of Cricket, Football, Tennis and other sports on TimesNow, Brett Lee predicts winner of IPL 2020, names one side certain to qualify for playoffs. Cricket News: Former fast-bowling star Brett Lee has questioned Australia's decision to rest pace spearhead Pat Cummins after just two games against India in the re Definitely on the cards for KKR to be in the final 4,” Lee replied to a fan who asked if KKR can win their third title this season after bolstering their bowling attack by roping in Cummins. Published: 10 August, 2020 11:48 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai. The Dugout Debate: Lee vs Styris. We use your data to personalise and improve your experience on our digital platforms, provide products and services you request from us, and carry out consumer profiling and market research. Disney+ Hotstar - Watch free online streaming of your favourite TV serials & movies - Hindi, Tamil, Bengali & more with Live cricket streaming & highlights at India’s one-stop destination for TV online . IPL 2020: Brett Lee advises players to learn guitar, play cards while in bio-secure bubble Press Trust of India August 9th, 2020 19:41:53 IST Guitar and card games are options former Australia speedster Brett Lee wants the IPL-bound cricketers to explore in order to maintain the bio-secure bubble during their long stay in the UAE. IPL 2020: Brett Lee praises KXIP for having Anil Kumble as the head coach. IPL 2020 : Star Sports, the IPL host broadcaster, will bring a whole new avatar of the Star Sports Select Dugout following last year’s massive success in IPL and the ICC World Cup 2019. Stokes had been nursing an injury but is expected to be fit during the Indian T20 League and give Rajasthan a great boost during the season. IPL 2020 News: Emergence of Young Indian Players Best Part of Tournament, Says Brett Lee | Get the latest IPL 2020 cricket news, updates and coverage on India.com cricket news Recently, former Australia pacer Brett Lee predicted the winner of IPL 200 during an interaction with his fans on Instagram. 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Friday | 18th September, 2020 Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee believes that the Chennai Super Kings are favourites to win the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League which to be held in the UAE. The Pandya brothers - Krunal and Hardik - are two of the finest in the country while Kieron Pollard, the team’s longest-serving member, is a proven game-changer and is coming off a brilliant campaign in the Caribbean Premier League, where he led the Trinbago Knights Riders to a perfect record en route to the title. IPL 2020: Brett Lee predicts the winner of CSK vs MI opening clash. IPL 2020 Live : Brett Lee, Dean Jones, Brian Lara to feature in new avatar of Star Sports Select Dugout. Raina had travelled to the UAE with the rest of the CSK squad but returned home in the last week of August after COVID-19 cases were detected in the CSK contingent. Posted On August 11, 2020 by Shubro Mukherjee. | The Urban Debate, Centre calls off winter parliament session; Opposition terms it avoiding issues | The Urban Debate, BPCL evaluation committee to iron out technical aspects on bids, Has agitation by Kisans led to a supply chain disruption in the economy? By signing up, you agree to SportsAdda using your personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy. They started on a winning note this season and plenty, including Brett, have them going deep into the tournament. In Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock, Mumbai have two of the finest white-ball cricketers on the planet at the top of their batting order and in Suryakumar Yadav, the four-time champions have an underrated batsman who can hold his own against the world's finest. With the Indian T20 League underway, SportsAdda brand ambassador Brett Lee reveals the four teams that he believes will make it to the playoffs. IPL 2020: Brett Lee says Chennai Super Kings have variety in spin department, will have edge in UAE conditions Four-time winners Mumbai Indian will miss the services of their bowling spearhead Lasith Malinga who opted out of the tournament citing personal reasons. SportsAdda.com relies on cookies to collect and process data. Picking MI as one of his semi-finalists, Lee added, "They have to be. By clicking “I Accept”, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. One of the finest fast bowlers to have played for Australia, Lee picked Chennai Super Kings as his favourite to win the IPL trophy this year after a fan asked him to predict the champions of the upcoming season. , . _ & ? Don’t worry, we are here to help you to recover your password. 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CSK Will Win IPL 2020, Brett Lee Names MS Dhoni-led Team Title Favourites for Indian Premier League Season 13 Former Australian pacer and commentator Brett Lee has rated MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) as favourites to win the Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL 2020). etc). Lee is currently a part of the Dream11 IPL broadcasters team. Brett Lee feels the variety in the spin department as an advantage that makes CSK favourites for IPL 2020. Brett Lee picked CSK as favourites to win IPL 2020 Lee is confident of KKR making it to the playoffs CSK will face Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2020 opener With the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League set to commence on September 19, the top two teams of the IPL- Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings- will lock horns in Abu Dhabi. For his last pick, Lee went with his former side, the Kolkata. "Hard to say but let’s go with CSK," Lee replied to the fan on his Instagram story. IPL 2020: Brett Lee picks his top four teams . IANS; Last Updated: November 09, 2020, 07:59 IST; FOLLOW US ON: Lee is currently in Mumbai as part of the broadcasting team for IPL 2020 and is completing his isolation period before he can get back to work. We may use this data to understand what content may interest you. Both Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders will head into the tournament as title-favourites with strong teams at their disposal. IPL 2020: Brett Lee reveals mantra of success for Virat Kohli-led RCB team this year. In Jasprit Bumrah, Mumbai possesses perhaps the best bowlers on the planet and Lee believes the strength and depth of this roster make them the favourites to lift the fifth Indian T20 League crown. Feature image courtesy: AFP / Sajjad Hussain. Watchlist. Led by MS Dhoni, Chennai have failed to make it to the final only twice in their nine seasons in the Indian T20 League. By. Former Australia speedster Brett Lee heaped praise on former India captain Anil Kumble and stated the latter will do well as head coach of India Premier League (IPL) side Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). Buttler has been in terrific nick recently with the English national team against Australia while Archer has been in decent form too. Jay Lokegaonkar 20 Sep, 2020. 9 Nov. PG. IPL broadcasters: IPL 2020’s Select Dugout to feature Brett Lee and Brian Lara The IPL 2020 season will be played while adhering to the biosecurity measures as imposed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Brett Lee picks MI as semi-finalists of IPL 2020. Kunal Dhyani - September 16, 2020. Three-time champions and perennial finalists Chennai are Lee's first choice to make it to the Indian T20 League playoffs. The also shelled out a fortune on pacer Pat Cummins, to pair him with Sunil Narine, making them the best spin-pace punch in the league. The former Australian cricketer is in a biosecure bubble in Mumbai where he has donned the commentator's hat for the Dream11 IPL 2020. Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Imran Tahir are veterans who have not only excelled in the Indian T20 League but have delivered in T20 leagues across the planet. Brett Lee makes his pick for the IPL 2020 winner, names a team that will definitely make the playoffs Brett Lee has landed in Mumbai and will be part of the IPL coverage on behalf of the host broadcasters. Please click on the link that has just been sent to your email account to verify your email and continue the registration process. Brett Lee and Virat Kohli. Mumbai Indians also boast of several world-class players and Kieron Pollard’s recent form in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has bolstered Mumbai’s hopes for producing another good show in the tournament. The former pacer heaped praises on the new faces this IPL. This season we witnessed the same. India vs Australia 2020 T20 Series: Brett Lee Questions Australia's Decision to Rest Pat Cummins After Two Cummins has not been at his best and went wicket-less … This IPL 2020 edition saw the emergence of a great deal of youngsters in Indian cricket and that has sat well with Brett Lee. The former pacer was a part of the Kolkata Knight Riders side in IPL during his playing days and has backed the Dinesh Karthik-led side to 'definitely' make it to the playoffs in IPL 2020 after the acquisition of Australian pacer Pat Cummins. Former Australian pacer and SportsAdda's brand ambassador Brett Lee has been keeping a keen eye on the teams, and while the shift in venue was expected to be the great equaliser, he believes these four teams will make it to the 2020 Indian T20 League playoffs. The right-arm pacer was the most expensive buy at the auction last year with KKR spending Rs 15.5 crore on him. While KKR strengthened their squad significantly at the auction, CSK have been handed twin blows ahead of the new season as two of their star players - Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh have pulled out of the tournament citing personal reasons. If you wish to raise the stakes further, SportsAdda has even more to offer! (Image Source: Twitter) This year, RCB vested their interest in the services of quality bowlers such as Kane Richardson, Chris Morris and Isuru Udana. Brett Lee was the part of Shah Rukh Khan's IPL team, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), which lifted the Indian Premier League (IPL) trophy in 2012. “He is world-class. To get more information about these cookies and the processing of your personal data, please see our Cookie Policy and Privacy Policy. The two-time champions made a huge revamp to their roster, bringing in Eoin Morgan to lead the side for the upcoming season. Share. Team Scott Styris and Team Brett Lee lock horns in The Dugout Debate before the Dream11 IPL 2020 final. | Photo - BCCI | , KKR co-owner Shah Rukh Khan shares special message for fans ahead of IPL 2020, IPL Squad SWOT: From Dhoni’s captaincy to lack of match practice, here’s CSK’s IPL 13 preview, 'He is a gun T20 player' - Shane Watson names batsman who can replace Suresh Raina in CSK's playing XI, BEML sees recovery to pre-COVID levels | India Revival Mission, 1400 schools in Pune shut down for 3 days over unpaid fees; Will there be a solution? Aaron Finch’s presence will bolster the batting lineup furthermore. According to Lee, Jasprit Bumrah is good with both old and the new ball and thus can ball at the death overs during the IPL 2020 in the UAE. The three-time champions have a deep roster boasting of some of the most experienced T20 cricketers on the planet. 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