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Indian Premier League 2020

IPL 2020 team previews: Indian Premier League squads, key players & season predictions

by Wisden Staff 1 minute read

With the Indian Premier League (IPL) gearing up for its 13th edition, we’ve collated IPL 2020 team previews and predictions for all eight franchises.

The start of the IPL 2020 might have been delayed, but the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League is all set to begin on Saturday, September 19 in the UAE. Mumbai Indians, the defending champions and the most successful side in the tournament, will aim to win back-to-back titles for the first time. Can they do it?

It’s easier said than done. Chennai Super Kings remain the only side to have successfully defended a title in IPL history, and with MS Dhoni at the helm, and some key purchases during the IPL auctions in December, they will be primed to wrest back the title from Mumbai.

The other six franchises all strengthened too – Kolkata Knight Riders splurged on Australia pacer Pat Cummins, making him the most expensive overseas player in IPL history, Aaron Finch will join Virat Kohli at Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Delhi Capitals went big on West Indies young gun Shimron Hetmyer.

All of which meant the final IPL 2020 squads are as strong as they come. Below you’ll find links to the individual IPL 2020 team previews and predictions for the eight franchises, which includes squad lists, team profiles, betting odds, and key players to watch out for.

Who do you think will be crowned champions of IPL 2020?

This article was brought to you in association with Wisden’s official betting partner, bet365. For all the latest IPL odds and in-play markets, visit bet365

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