The CPL 2020 is all set to be staged this month and the fans are already picking their favourites. The Caribbean league, powered by Fun 88 India, will be first to be played after the Corona pandemic has taken entertainment away. The 33-match closed-door tournament will be played in Trinidad & Tobago and will be aired on the Star Sports Network. Speaking of favourites, the attraction of the event will be the stars who have already won fans in the Indian Premier League. Here are the top 5 IPL stars that will grab the eyeballs in CPL 2020.
Chris Lynn: The explosive right handed Australian batsman Chris Lynn has won fans with his impressive performances in the IPL. Lynn has been a part of Kolkata Night Riders for 5 years and wore the Mumbai Indians jersey last year. In 41 IPL matches, he has scored 1,280 runs with an average of 33.68 and a strike rate of more than 140. In the 2020 edition of CPL, he will be playing for St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots with Sohail Tanvir, Ben Dunk and Ish Sodhi and will be lead by Rayat Emrit.
Rashid Khan: The mystery boy from Afghanistan, Rashid Khan is one of the finest leg spinners in the short format of game. In the IPL games, he has been a part of Sunrisers Hyderabad and proved himself to be a valuable all-rounder. In CPL 2020, he will make appearance for Barbados Tridents and will join shoulders with Jason Holder, Mitchell Santner and Corey Anderson.
Imran Tahir: The 41 year old, yet one of the most electric on field South African wrist spinner, Imran Tahir will be a delight to watch in CPL 2020. The purple cap holder of last year had claimed 79 wickets with an average of 20.39 and economy of 7.88. The senior player, featured for Chennai Super Kings will be playing for Guyana Amazon Warriors along with Ross Taylor, Nicholas Pooran and Shimron Hetmyer.
Mitchell Santner: Another all rounder from Chennai Super Kings, Mitchell Santner, has regained his form in the Test series against England recently. He has been a brutal finisher for CSK in few games as he hardly got to feature for the yellow jersey. In CPL 2020, he will join Rashid Khan, Corey Anderson, Hayden Walsh Jr and Shai Hope for Barbados Tridents.
Mujeeb Ur Rehman: He might not be a renowned name to be remembered, but has made his presence marked on the field, everytime he stepped in. The 19 years old off spinner, featured for Kings Eleven Punjab has proved his value in the last two versions of the IPL. In 16 IPL 2019 matches, he claimed 17 wickets with an average of over 28 and economy rate of 7.96. He will tie pads for Jamaica Tallawahs in the CPL along with Carlos Brathwaite, Andre Rusell and Glenn Philips.
Description: In the 2020 version of CPL, these 5 players will be among the favourites as they have proved their excellence in the IPL.