The Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians team will begin the second leg of the 14th season of the IPL with a match against Chennai Super Kings on September 19.
Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir believes that Mumbai Indians, who have won the title five times in the second phase of IPL 2021, will get the benefit of playing in the UAE. Gambhir believes that the atmosphere in the UAE suits the bowlers of Mumbai Indians.Also Read – IPL 2021: Ben Dwarshuis joins Delhi Capitals in place of Chris Woakes
“They will play in an environment where they don’t usually play. The atmosphere in Chepauk and Delhi is completely different from Wankhede. He will play in an environment that suits fast bowling.” Also Read – Team India’s new finisher Ravindra Jadeja said – Dhoni bhai showed me the right path
He said, “If there is swing here too, fast bowlers can prove to be dangerous. Mumbai wants the ball to swing and they have quality bowlers which will be beneficial for them. Their batsmen also want the ball to hit the bat. Players like Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya struggle in Chepauk.” Also Read – We haven’t seen KL Rahul’s best performance so far: Gautam Gambhir
Gambhir said, “They will not fight in Abu Dhabi or Dubai. That’s why I think Mumbai will benefit. He will not start slow as he has seven matches and needs to win five matches to qualify.
Mumbai will begin their campaign in the second leg of IPL 2021 with a match against three-time champions Chennai Super Kings in Dubai on September 19.