IPL 2021 Predictions: Aakash Chopra makes three predictions on the 2021 IPL auctions.
Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021: Former Indian cricketer and renowned commentator, Aakash Chopra makes three big predictions on the 2021 IPL auction and their 11 game. The cricketer turned commentator is known for his bold statements and shared his predictions through his Youtube video Wednesday.
Rajasthan Royals prediction on IPL 2021 auction and play 11:
The commentator believes that Rajasthan Royals needs a save option for the three powerful foreign players of Rajasthan Royals. “When they talk about RR, they’re going to need a backup for Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and David Miller. Sometimes they will have to come up with the three in the game eleven because you don’t have the services of Steve Smith. RR probably needs a solid overseas save for the aforementioned three players.
Aakash Chopra in the 11th of RR, chose the young Yashasvi Jaiswal with Joss Buttler.
“If I had to choose, I would go with Jaiswal and Jos Buttler as openers followed by skipper Sanju Samson at number 3 and Ben Stokes at number 4. Riyan Parag / Manan Vohra at number 5, a foreign player at number 6, then comes Tewatia at number 7 and from there everything seems to be settled for them.
“For a number 6 overseas, I doubt they’ll turn to Glenn Maxwell. They will either go for Dawid Malan, Jason Roy or Aaron Finch as far as I think.
Chennai Super Kings prediction on IPL 2021 auction and play 11:
Aakash Chopra believes the three-time champion won’t go with Robin Uthappa as a safe opener even though he was traded into the squad.
“I doubt if Robin fits in Game 11 or not. They have Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni. Ruturaj may be the opener while the other opener with him is a question at the moment.
“When they choose the game XI for CSK, they have seven slots to fill the 2021 IPL auctions. I will go with Ruturaj to open with Rayudy, then will come Suresh Raina, followed by Faf du Plessis, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, Karn Sharma, Josh Hazlewood, Deepak Chahar / Shardul Thakur.
“The three-time champion can play with 8 national players, but they sure won’t. CSK needs a strong overseas first game or a top notch batsman to fill the remaining gaps.
Prediction of the Royal Challengers Bangalore on IPL 2021 and play 11:
“The side led by Virat Kohli has 11 locations to fill, including three overseas. RCB will have to spend some money as there are no foreign players ready for the 11 right now. Foreign players in RCB – AB de Villiers, Joshua Phillipe, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson and Daniel Sams (traded). “
“RCB will surely go for Australian left arm stimulator, Mitchell Starc, if available. They can give it 15-19 crore, they have that value in their purse.
“Plus they’ll be bidding for Cameron Green because they don’t have a solid mid-level all-rounder who can score points at a good pace. They have abandoned Shivam Dube and they need him there.
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