The mega event of cricket- The Indian Premier League will be back on 23rd March 2019 with its 12th edition. The hype of the IPL is growing as the tournament is approaching.
Everybody has a different opinion on who will win the title this year. It is always tough to give an IPL match prediction let alone predict the whole of the IPL. We have shortlisted three teams who have a high chance of taking the trophy home this year.
Who will win IPL 2019? Here are 3 teams who have a high chance of winning.
The Mumbai Indians three-time IPL champions will be looking to take back the trophy this season. They had a solid side with a perfect blend of Young guns and experienced Veterans.
Although they did not go all out in the Auction, the Mumbaikars bought some decent players in the form of Pankaj Jaiswal, Rasikh Dar, Yuvraj Singh, Lasith Malinga, Anmolpreet Singh, BarinderSran. They already had a very dependable squad with the stars like JuspritBumrah, Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard. The team will again be under the leadership of Rohit Sharma. Mahela Jayawardene retains his place the head coach.
Chennai Super Kings-
The defending champions look strong as ever in this edition of the IPL 2019. CSK like their arch rivals-MI did not buy many players in the Auction, but not many would argue that they needed to as they have a tried and trusted squad with individuals who have played a lot of cricket together.
The new players namely Mohit Sharma and Ruturaj Gaikwad are decent editions to the team. The team will once again be captioned the former Indian captain, MS Dhoni. The IPL top scorer Suresh Raina is the man to watch out along with the likes of Faf Du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo, and Imran Tahir. Stephen Fleming will be the head coach.
Kings XI Punjab-
This team unlike the previous two has never won the IPL trophy, but this year they have a high chance of doing so. They made some big money buys in the Auction with the likes of Varun Chakaravarthy and Sam Curran at the very top of the list.
The others include Moises Henriques, Nicholas Pooran, Mohammad Shami, Sarfaraz Khan, Hardus Viljoen, Arshdeep Singh, DarshanNalkande, Prabhsimran Singh, AgniveshAyachi, Harpreet Brar, Murugan Ashwin.
Players like Chris Gayle and David Miller retained they seem to have a squad stronger than ever. Ravichandran Ashwin will be the captain this year, and Mike Hesson will be the Head coach.
All the other also have the potential to win the 2019 Vivo IPL. Our honorable mentions would be Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Banglore.
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