Former India spinner Harbhajan Singh has given his insights into the upcoming 16th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and picked Tim David and Cameron Green as key players for Mumbai Indians. He said that they would have to perform the roles of Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya, respectively, in order for Mumbai Indians to have a good season.
Harbhajan spoke exclusively to Star Sports, the official television broadcasters of the IPL 2023, and emphasized the importance of a good start for the five-time champions. He also discussed the potential of the new faces in the squad and how crucial it is for them to find their rhythm early on in the tournament.
Harbhajan was part of the Mumbai leg of the 'IPL on Star' - Trophy Tour, which made its way through Mumbai on Tuesday. As part of the tour, a bus carrying the coveted IPL trophy made stops at several iconic locations before finally reaching Wankhede Stadium, home of the Mumbai Indians. Fans turned up in huge numbers to catch a glimpse of the trophy, and social media influencers like Bhavin Bhanushali and Agasthya Shah were also present, adding to the excitement of the day.
The 'IPL on Star' Trophy Tour will now head to Chennai before making a stop in Vishakapatnam, where fans will be entertained with fun activities and interactions with the former chief selector of the Indian national cricket team - MSK Prasad.
Star Sports, the official television broadcasters of the IPL, will be taking the coveted trophy to various other cities in India as part of the 'IPL on Star' - Trophy Tour. The IPL 2023 will start on March 31, and the Mumbai Indians will be looking for redemption after finishing at the bottom of the table in 2022. With the addition of some new superstars in the team, Mumbai Indians will be looking to re-assert their dominance and win the trophy for the sixth time.