IPL 2020 MI preview: Formidable Mumbai can break 'odd' sequence but inexperienced spin attack a cause for concern
While Rohit's calm and astute captaincy, the franchise's brave and fearless approach, smart analysis and rigorous preparations form a lethal combo, the inexperience in spin department could be potential banana skin for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2020.
IPL 2020 CSK preview: Suresh Raina's absence may hurt Chennai, but spinners' form and Dhoni's leadership hold key
Just like the previous two years, CSK will once again depend heavily on their experienced international players to make an impact.
IPL 2020 Royal Challengers Bangalore preview: Aaron Finch adds firepower to RCB lineup, but questions around death bowling persist
RCB, coached by Simon Katich with Mike Hesson as Director of Cricket, have won all of their opening games between 2011 and 2016, but have only made the finals twice during this period.
Royals' biggest worry has been their inability to finish games and not winning the crunch moments in the matches. The Aussie duo of Smith and McDonald will be aiming to fix it this season. But Stokes' absence will make this problem even more challenging.
IPL 2020 Sunrisers Hyderabad preview: Consistent and well-rounded SRH begin new era under Trevor Bayliss
David Warner will be joining forces with the new coach at the helm in Trevor Bayliss in IPL 2020 as the Sunrisers Hyderabad, one of the most consistent franchises in IPL history, eye their second title.
Two playoffs appearances in 12 attempts, the last one being six years back, do not inspire much confidence in Kings XI Punjab, neither does their propensity to lose steam midway through the tournament with alarming regularity. Will IPL 2020 be any different?
IPL 2020 Kolkata Knight Riders preview: A new-look KKR look strong on paper, provide hope, but need to shrug off inconsistency
KKR cannot complain about the team on paper. Now, It all comes down to how quickly they become a potent force in the tournament and the consistency with which they play right through the tournament.
IPL 2020 Delhi Capitals preview: DC could repeat last season's performance but need to address finisher's role issue
Along with a strong bowling contingent, Delhi Capitals have a formidable top-order batting lineup but the middle and lower-order seem vulnerable. Shreyas Iyer and Co could manage another fantastic season in IPL if they could paper over that crack.