IPL 2021: 4 teams that can qualify for playoffs in the season
Teams that are looking strong enough to reach the playoffs of IPL 2021.
Updated - Mar 20, 2021 1:28 pm
Each and every cricket fan is waiting for the 14th edition of the Indian Premiere League (IPL) to commence. Despite having IPL 2020 barely 4 months ago, the hype for IPL 2021 has been really high. The last season was played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to COVID-19 pandemic. But this time, the IPL 2021 will entertain the audience at the home venue in India.
IPL 2021 auctions took place a month ago and every team seemed reasonable happy with their respective squads. Like every year, IPL this time around, is also going be very competitive as every team would give in their best in order to get their hands on the trophy. However if a team needs to win the title they need to first make it to the playoffs. Only the top four teams make it to the playoffs. Thus, Every team has to be at their best if they are to make it to the playoffs stage and stand a chance to win the title. Therefore, let’s take a look at-
4 teams that can qualify for playoffs in IPL 2021
1) Mumbai Indians
It is safe to say that Mumbai Indians have been the most successful team in the history of the league. The defending champions go into IPL 2021 with the favourites tag once again. MI fans would be very happy to see their team win the IPL trophy for the third time in a row.
MI have all their bases covered this time as well. They haven’t really made too many changes to their team which won the IPL last season. Their batting looks deadly with the likes of their skipper Rohit Sharma and wicket keeper QDK at the top of the order, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav in the Middle order and the Pandya brothers and Kireon Pollard to finish things up.
It would be safe to say that MI have one of the best pace attacks going into IPL 2021. Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult are gems and to accompany them, Mumbai have Nathan Coulter-Nile, who was brought back by MI in the IPL 2021 auction.