IPL 2021: Michael Vaughan made an “early prediction” for who will raise the IPL trophy this season.© Instagram
Ever since India’s tour of Australia that began in November final yr, Wasim Jaffer and Michael Vaughan have engaged in limitless social media banter. The newest episode got here on Tuesday, after the previous England captain made his prediction for the upcoming season if the Indian Premier League (IPL). Vaughan predicted that Mumbai Indians will win the title for the third yr working, and in the event that they lose type by a “weird miracle”, then SunRisers Hyderabad will take house the trophy. “Early #IPL2021 prediction … @mipaltan will win it … if by some weird lack of type then @SunRisers will win it,” Vaughan tweeted.
Former India opener Jaffer responded to Vaughan’s tweet with a meme to point that his prediction left MI and SRH followers in despair, whereas followers of different golf equipment jubilant.
– Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) April 7, 2021
For context, Vaughan had predicted that Australia would whitewash India 4-0 within the Take a look at sequence after the guests had been bowled out for 36 within the first match to Australia a complete win.
Nevertheless, regardless of captain Virat Kohli leaving the aspect after the opener, and a flurry of accidents, India got here again to win the sequence 2-1.
Jaffer was among the many many to troll Vaughan on the time about his prediction.
The 2 have had a number of additional exchanges since then on Twitter, particularly as England toured India proper after.
Wasim Jaffer has different causes to hope that Vaughan’s prediction goes incorrect, as he might be hoping Punjab Kings, for whom he’s the batting coach, can have a superb run this season.
IPL 2021 kicks off on Friday, with Mumbai Indians taking over Royal Challengers Bangalore within the opener in Chennai.