IPL 2020 News: Mitchell McClenaghan slams fan who claims KKR to be the strongest IPL 2020 team

Dixit Bhargav
|Published 22/12/2019

Mitchell McClenaghan slams fan: Mumbai Indians’ fast bowler is expecting IPL 2020 to be the “strongest” IPL of all time.

Indian Premier League defending champions Mumbai Indians bought six players during the recently concluded auction for the next season of the tournament.

Having bought Australia batsman Chris Lynn at his base price of INR 2 crore, Mumbai were the first team to buy a player in the auction held in Kolkata on Thursday.

Australia fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile was the costliest player which Mumbai bought in this auction. The Aussie speedster will earn a whopping INR 8 crore for playing in IPL 2020.

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Other than Lynn and Coulter-Nile, MI also bought four uncapped Indian players in Saurabh Tiwary, Mohsin Khan, Digvijay Deshmukh and Prince Balwant Rai Singh.

Mitchell McClenaghan slams fan

New Zealand fast bowler Mitchell McClenaghan, who has been with Mumbai since 2015, was among the players who were retained by them. In the five matches which he played in IPL 2019, McClenaghan dismissed three wickets at an economy rate of 7.88 and a strike rate of 36.

McClenaghan took to his social media platform Twitter handle to express excitement with respect to both Indians and other teams’ squad.

It was at his point in time that a fan of Kolkata Knight Riders shared his opinion on KKR being the most strongest team in IPL 2020. The comment wasn’t appreciated much the 33-year old player.

Talking about the Knight Riders, they bought as many as nine (four overseas and five Indian) players in the auction. Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins and England captain Eoin Morgan are among their top picks for IPL 2020.


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Dixit Bhargav

Dixit Bhargav

Born and brought up in Pathankot, Dixit Bhargav is an engineering and sports management graduate who is currently into his fifth year as a Cricket Editor at The SportsRush. His first cricketing memory dates back to 2002 when former India captain Sourav Ganguly had waved his jersey at the historic Lord’s balcony. What followed for an 8-year-old was an instant adulation for both Ganguly and the sport. The optimist in him is waiting for the day when Punjab Kings will win their maiden Indian Premier League title. When not watching cricket, he is mostly found in a cinema hall watching a Punjabi movie.

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