Former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee believes Jasprit Bumrah will not let the Mumbai Indians miss the Sri Lankan legend Lasith Malinga for the upcoming IPL season starting on Saturday. Malinga withdrew from the IPL this year for personal reasons.
Lee believes that Bumrah can do wonders with the new and old ball and that is why he will not let Malinga fall short.
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In a TV program, Brett Lee said, “Ever since Bumrah came to international cricket, I have been a fan of him. His action is different and that is why he can swing the ball from both sides. Are effective with and of course he will not let the Mumbai Indians miss the lack of Malinga in the Death Overs. “
Lee said that Chennai Super Kings, captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, are expected to win the league this year as there is a lot of balance in this team.
Lee said, “I have picked Chennai Super Kings as the winner this year. There is balance in this team and the biggest thing is that this team has a very good spin attack, which will prove to be very effective in the UAE.”
Mumbai Indians are scheduled to play their first match against Chennai on Saturday at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
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