IPL 2020 Mid-Season Transfer: Mumbai Indians have so far had a resonating season until now that saw them brilliantly coming back after a defeat in the season opener. Rohit Sharma has led from the front while De Kock has been phenomenal in the opening stand. Following them has been an exceptional Suryakumar Yadav who has shown some intimidating form and carved out some exquisite strokes to bolster their top three.
To add to their strength, even Ishan Kishan has shown some good batting until now that has seen him piling up 99 runs in his maiden game for the current season. Post him, walks in the two power-hitters of the team that include the likes of Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya.
With such a strong and deep batting line up, it is quite obvious that Chris Lynn will have to wait for quite some time to make a mark in the starting lineup.
Now given the lethal opener that Lynn is, he is not benefitting from sitting in the dugout and can be eager to make a start shortly. Now in case, if he is not getting that desired start, he may choose to pick sides that will hand him over that start.
3 Teams That Can Target Chris Lynn In IPL 2020 Mid-Season Transfer:
Kings XI Punjab
Punjab has struggled badly in this tournament so far as their foreigners have failed to strike the right chord of balance and that has led to severe confusion and chaos, rooting them to the nadir of the table. Barring Sheldon Cottrell, so far the remaining foreigners have been lingering on the fringes of decency and the performance expected from them has not been met.
If they splash for Chris Lynn to take the helm of affairs in IPL 2020 Mid-Season Transfer, KL Rahul will be a lot freer to play his natural game and that will make things easy for the Indian opener. Despite, being the highest scorer of the tournament so far, he has struggled vehemently to emancipate his arms and this has created a significant impact on the Punjab batting line up.
Lynn’s expressive strokeplay and ruthless aggression will make him a favorite to open the innings and that will do cover the back of Rahul and maybe if Gayle comes in, then a significant stand can be stitched.
With the Royals failing to strike a proper combination at the top that has witnessed Jos Buttler scrambling for support from others, Chris Lynn can be the perfect man at the helm of affairs. He is a good batsman and has a lot of experience up his sleeve. In case of any slip-ups, he can hang in there and play the knock needed to allow the platform for the batsmen to spark themselves.
He is also a hard-hitter of the ball and that allows him to go after the bowler irrespective of who is bowling at the other end. At times batsmen tend to shy away from quality bowlers which creates a later impact on the game. Maybe, with a consistent slump in form, they will consider their available options to cement the stability in their batting order. It will be interesting to see if the Royals go for Chris Lynn in the IPL 2020 Mid-Season Transfer.
Kolkata has so far exhibited signs of questionable batting that did cost them two games. However, Lynn and Narine had previously sparked quality opening stands that saw Narine going for the onslaught while Lynn holding back. That used to create an air of stability in the innings.
It will be a fascinating question that with the current base of foreigners that Kolkata has up their ranks, will they further splurge on Lynn, in IPL 2020 Mid-Season Transfer, whom they did not retain? However, if they do bring Lynn back, this may either take out Cummins or Morgan from the equation. It will be a tough and a dicey call.
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