With Indian Premier League – IPL T20 set to premiere soon, the Chennai Super Kings franchise is pumped up as ever. Losing to Mumbai Indians last year by a whisker, the Lions are in a mood to kill and bring the cup this time. Ahead of the IPL premiere, which is scheduled for March 29, here, we bring you the strengths the newcomers who have been picked for this season will bring to the table.

R Sai Kishore

It wouldn’t be wrong to say that the 23-year-old has come a long way from being a bowler in the nets for Chennai Super Kings to be bought by the team. Standing at 6’3, Sai Kishore’s height gives him the advantage of hitting awkward lengths in powerplays.