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There was a time you’d have bet on the 2020 Indian Premier League being a damp squib. It could so easily not have gone ahead at all. What has transpired in this transplanted tournament, however, couldn’t be further from that ignominy. This has been a stunning display of marvelous cricket and superb drama. Online sportsbook sites in India like Bet365 may now give a bet on the Mumbai Indians to win the 2020 IPL just 3/1, but that might just be wishful thinking this year.
Virat Kohli embodies this tournament’s ability to surprise. For three games he barely got on the score sheet at all. People began to wonder if he’d lost his edge. Had become distracted. The IPL, however, gives everyone the chance to surprise. So Virat Kohli walked out for the RCB and worried anyone who had bet on the Mumbai Indians to win the 2020 IPL. His 72 not out was immaculate. The perfect response to his critics, and a slap in the face to the Rajasthan Royals.
The Royals had been doing so well. Their record-breaking run chase left them with rather good 2020 IPL odds, but this defeat may have dented those. Certainly, the RCB victory instantly improved their chances. Online betting sites in India like Bet365 now give the Royal Challengers Bangalore 7/2 to win the trophy. That’s a good wager. One nearly as good as a bet on the Mumbai Indians to win the 2020 IPL. Of course, Mumbai have a slight edge in terms of depth.
Back In The Saddle Virat Kohli Answers His Critics
Where other squads might find gaps opening up with an injury, Mumbai has most positions covered twice over. This will be telling in the long run and could well see them at a large advantage come to the knockout stages. Of course, the knockout stages are a double-edged sword at the best of times. Those who have bet on the Mumbai Indians to win the 2020 IPL could find them pipped at the post by the likes of the RCB or Delhi Capitals. That’s the thing with the IPL, it’s over classed.
On any given day in any given match, it can go either way. None of these teams is short on talent. Given a little luck, the best can lose to the worst in a heartbeat. Teams have off days, others play a blinder. So those knockout stages can easily render your bet on the Mumbai Indians to win the 2020 IPL moot. That’s what makes the IPL so special, so exciting, and such a great bet on sports in India. With so much skill packed into such a burst of high-energy cricket, anything can occur.
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This is something you can bet on the Chennai Super Kings appreciating. They’ve slipped back to 8/1 despite pre-season hype. Likewise, the Rajasthan Royals slunk back down to 9/1 after Kohli’s ministrations. The less said about the Hyderabad Sunrisers, now just 10/1, the better. Perhaps we should have expected the 2020 IPL to defy expectations. Perhaps that is why we should be cautious about a bet on the Mumbai Indians to win the 2020 IPL. There’s still a way to go yet.
2020 IPL Odds
- Kings XI Punjab – 12/1
- Hyderabad Sunrisers – 10/1
- Rajasthan Royals – 9/1
- Chennai Super Kings – 8/1
- Kolkata Knight Riders – 6/1
- Delhi Capitals – 5/1
- Royal Challengers Bangalore – 7/2
- Mumbai Indians – 3/1
Virat Kohli, meanwhile (and I literally mean as I write this) continues the theme of the 2020 IPL. He’s just surpassed the 9000 T20 run mark. The first Indian cricketer to do so he’s only the seventh player to achieve this ever. It’s the sort of thing that should really make you reconsider that bet on the Mumbai Indians to win the 2020 IPL. Perhaps, if you’re taking advantage of Indian gambling laws, a bet on the Royal Challengers Bangalore would be better. Oh, 2020 thy name is unpredictability!
We take a look at why a bet on the Mumbai Indians to win the 2020 IPL may not be as secure as the prices at the bookies might indicate.