The defending champions Mumbai Indians will no doubt have one of the most experienced players and management. The strength of the successful franchise is in its core which consists of both overseas and domestic players. The scouting team has found some of the exceptional talents who later on became the big guns for their respective sides.
The five times champions never fail to spend plenty on the core to form the solid foundation of the team, which reflects its image. This time too, in the mega auction, MI will lose their purse and retain the core to create a successful side yet again. So, here we brought to you the list of 10 Mumbai Indians players who can bag good money ahead of the IPL 2021 auction.
IPL 2021: Top 10 Highest-paid Cricketers for Mumbai Indians:
10. Rahul Chahar:
IPL 2020 Salary: 1.9 Crores
The leg-break spin booster for Mumbai Indians is one of the choices to get a huge price once the IPL 2021 Auction takes place. Chahar did not bag huge in 2020 but coming to his figures in recent times, Mumbai will not let him go as he is the only set spinner in the camp.
09: Trent Boult:
IPL 2020 Salary: 2.2 Crores
Country: New Zealand
The New Zealand pacer who was traded from Delhi Capitals ahead of IPL 2020, came out as a match-winner for the defending champions. Boult in the 2020 season of IPL picked 25 wickets and was successful in providing initial breakthroughs to MI with his swinging power.
08: Quinton de Kock:
IPL 2020 Salary: 2.8 Crore
Country: South Africa
South African limited over skipper did struggle in the first few games, later he got his form and scored big runs. De Kock in the recently concluded IPL scored 503 runs from 16 games, the second-highest run-scorer for MI in 2020.
07: Surya Kumar Yadav:
IPL 2020 Salary: 3.2 Crores
The most experienced uncapped player has been one of the major pillars of MI success in the past few years. His hunger for runs shows how much he can do for a side once given an opportunity. In the thirteenth edition of IPL, SKY scored 480 runs from 15 outings.
06: Kieron Pollard:
IPL 2020 Salary: 5.4 Crores
Country: West Indies
The West Indies giant all-rounder continued his services for the franchise in IPL 2020 with a humongous strike rate of over 190. He gave the much-needed ending to the innings with his towering sixes and pulled out some close games for the side.
05: Ishan Kishan:
IPL 2020 Salary: 6.2 Crores
The young Indian uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman scored the most runs for the franchise in IPL 2020, 516 runs in 13 innings. The promising cricketer showed his character in every game he played, even though he was not picked in the first few games. He also takes the record for most runs by an Indian uncapped player in an IPL season.
04: Jasprit Bumrah:
IPL 2020 Salary: 7 Crore
This bowler is the go-to option for any captain when the team is in Gordian Knot. He is the key bowler for the MI captain as well as the Indian National Team Captain. Talking about his 2020 Stats, Bumrah picked second Highest wickets, 27 scalps in 15 games.
03: Krunal Pandya:
IPL 2020 Salary: 8.8 Crores
The slow left-arm orthodox bowler was brought by MI management in 2016 and since then he is a regular part of the squad. He plays important role in restricting runs in the middle overs to create much-needed pressure on the opposition.
02: Hardik Pandya:
IPL 2020 Salary: 11 Crore
The regular Indian National team all-rounder, Hardik Pandya is one of those cricketers who can pull some unexpected blinders in the Cricket field. All-rounder proves his worth with the ball as well as the bat at the end of the innings. The thirteenth season of the Indian T20 League was no different, he hit the ball with a strike rate of 178.
01: Rohit Sharma:
IPL 2020 Salary: 15 Crore
There is no hesitation in saying, one of the most valuable picks of the franchise over the years. The MI skipper was given the captaincy in mid of 2013 season and he proved his mettle by 5 titles since then.