The 32-year-old pacer hurt his back ahead of the campaign opener against KXIP.
IPL could be again hosted in UAE next year if the COVID-19 situation doesn’t improve in India.
Warner is feeling confident of middle-order improvement and overall good show from his team this season.
Australia set to host the T20 World Cup in 2022.
Originally due to be held this year, the tournament had to be postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic.
MI is batting first after CSK won the toss and chose to bowl in 1st match of IPL 2020.
MS Dhoni returned to cricket after 437 days.