TimesofIndia.com ran a ballot asking followers 5 questions on IPL 2021 speaking factors and these are the outcomes.
The first query was: Which crew has the very best probability of breaking their IPL title jinx this season? And the choices had been of course the three groups that are but to get their palms on the coveted trophy – Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings.
Perennial beneath-achievers RCB and final yr’s runners-up DC had been curiously neck and neck right here, with 1997 votes being polled in favour of RCB and 1988 votes polled for DC. Punjab Kings had been a distant third with solely 615 votes.
The second query was: Will Chennai Super Kings bounce again onerous this season and as soon as once more be one of the highest groups?
CSK had a harrowing time final season. They had been the primary crew to be formally eradicated from the play-offs race and finally completed seventh.
While 2236 votes had been polled saying CSK can bounce again onerous in IPL 2020, 2366 votes went to the ‘No’ choice.
The three-time champions had didn’t make the playoffs for the primary time in the event’s historical past in the final season, performed in the UAE.
The third query in the ballot performed was: Which of these wicket-keeper captains can have the very best IPL outing this time? And the choices had been: MS Dhoni, Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul.
Pant, who was named DC captain in the absence of an injured Shreyas Iyer, got here out as a transparent winner right here with 2292 votes being polled in his favour.
Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul obtained 1344 votes, whereas Dhoni, who retired from worldwide cricket final yr, obtained solely 963 votes.
The fourth query was: Which of these two new captains will do a greater job? The choices of course had been Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson. While Pant has been handed the reins of the DC crew, Samson has been made in cost of the Rajasthan Royals franchise.
Not surprisingly, Pant, who emerged as a match-winner for India in the current sequence towards Australia and England, obtained 3403 votes, whereas Rajasthan Royals captain Samson obtained 1195 votes.
The fifth and the final query was: Are you frightened the IPL 2021 schedule may very well be affected by the present Covid-19 state of affairs in India?
Most of the followers are clearly apprehensive amid the current surge in Covid instances. 3028 votes had been polled for the ‘Yes’ choice right here whereas 1569 votes had been for the ‘No’ choice, with these followers assured that the event will conclude with none disruptions brought about by Covid-19.