IPL 2022: The defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) has a flair of picking up good players in the Auction. Their auction strategies are one of the best in the IPL when it comes to picking players and retaining them. They have filled match winners at every slot in the playing11.
Mumbai Indians (MI) will have to do a lot of homework for the Auction as they will have to leave out multiple match-winners to the auction table in the coming IPL 2022. It will be a real tough task for the franchise to retain players as each one of them are complete match winners.
We have already talked about the players Mumbai Indians might retain ahead of the IPL 2022 Auction now it’s the time for the players on whom MI might use the Right To Match card.
3 Players on which Mumbai Indians might use Right To Match (RTM):
The Indian dashing all-rounder will certainly be one of the key players on whom MI will use the RTM card in the IPL 2022 Auction. Although, IPL 2021 was not his year as he failed to contribute with both bat and ball however the franchise understands his capabilities.
If by any chance, Hardik goes to the IPL auction, he can surely shatter all the previous records and create one of his own. He is a brutal player, he can turn the game on the given day. With his added bowling skills which he has improved a lot, he becomes an even more lethal weapon for the team.
As said earlier, the Mumbai Indians will have to do a lot of brainstorming before heading out to the IPL 2022 Mega Auction. Every player in the list has all the qualities to get retained but due to the rules of the IPL, MI will have to get satisfied with something less.
Suryakumar Yadav is just another example of Mumbai Indians (MI) brilliant auction strategy. The franchise brought him from Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) back in 2018 and since then he is a regular player for MI and a consistent performer. He has amassed over 400 runs in each IPL season for MI since 2018.
The Kiwi pacer will be another option ahead of Mumbai Indians (MI) to use the Right To Match (RTM) card. He was exceptional in the IPL 2020 after Mumbai traded him from Delhi Capitals (DC). He picked up 25 wickets in IPL 2020 and was the third-highest wicket-taker.
His abilities to swing upfront gives him an extra edge over other pacers in the squad. He was quite successful this year in death also. In IPL 2021, most of his wickets came in the death overs.