IPL 2022: The five times IPL champions, Mumbai Indians (MI) believe in backing their core group regardless of their previous season’s performance. However, this time it will be a bit tricky for them to do this as they would only have the option to retain only three players. The franchise had to leave out some of their player’s in the auction table however they can purchase them back from there.
Although there are a lot of big names in Mumbai Indians (MI) however in the Auction 2022, only three players can be retained. In this article, we will discuss whom Mumbai Indians (MI) will retain ahead of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction.
3 Players Mumbai Indians (MI) might retain ahead of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction:
There would be no second thought behind this name. Rohit Sharma has led Mumbai Indian to all their titles. His performance with the bat is synonymous with Mumbai Indians’ success. He has been a vital cog of the team ever since he took the captaincy reins.
Sharma was retained in IPL 2021 for INR 15 Crores and the franchise will surely retain him in the next season too. The skipper is amongst the leading run-scorers of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Rohit has scored 5480 runs in 207 IPL games and is the fourth-highest run-getter in the IPL.
The ace pacer was brought by Mumbai Indians (MI) back in 2013 and since then he is the part of the MI family. Bumrah has been sensational not only for Mumbai but also for the Indian national side. He is one of the best bowlers in the present era in all three formats.
His accurate line-lengths and his execution of pin-point toe crushers make him even more lethal. He was the second leading wicket-taker in IPL 2020 with 27 wickets. Apart from this, he remains economical every season and can bowl everywhere.
Surely Jasprit Bumrah will be the second player in the retention list of Mumbai Indians (MI) ahead of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction.
The Caribbean power has been a constant source of death over runs for Mumbai Indians. Kieron Pollard till date produces sensational knocks at the back end of the innings to power Mumbai Indians to a great total. He is also quite handy with the ball.
Pollard pulled back the game against CSK in IPL 2021 where he scored unbeaten 87 of just 34 and picked up two crucial wickets.
It is almost certain that Mumbai Indians (MI) will retain him in the IPL 2022 Mega Auction as the first overseas player.
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