Huge-hitting sides start the season in gradual, turning Chennai
It is solely been 5 months for the reason that Mumbai Indians received their fifth title in Dubai, and the IPL is again already. It is again, and it is again residence, however the eerie, not-of-this-world feeling that accompanied the 2020 version of the event will persist, just because the world hasn’t modified all that a lot within the interim. You would possibly even ask if India, which has recorded over 100,000 new Covid-19 circumstances every day since April 4, must be internet hosting the IPL in any respect proper now.
Time, and the rigorous protocols that cricket has honed over these months of the pandemic, will reply that query. For now, flip your consideration to Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium, the primary cease in a event that can be performed solely on impartial grounds. If the pitch performs true to its current nature, it would current Mumbai and Royal Challengers Bangalore a rigorous take a look at of their adaptability.