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The Mumbai Indians the most successful team in the IPL will be looking to get their campaign back on track after a miserable IPL 2021. The team couldn’t manage to get into their groove on the slow pitches of Chennai. The Mumbai squad now plays all of its games in Maharashtra in IPL 2022 and most pitches are the ones that they will like. The team has superstars like Ishan Kishan, Kieron Pollard, and Rohit Sharma himself. The bowling department depends on Jasprit. Here is an in-depth look: 

Mumbai Indians Squad for IPL 2022: 

Player Name Position Player Name Position 
Rohit Sharma Batter Rahul Buddhi Batter 
Ishan Kishan Batter/Keeper Hrithik Shokeen Batter 
Suryakumar Yadav Batter Aryan Juyal Keeper 
Anmolpreet Singh Batter Luvnith Sisodia All-Rounder 
Kieron Pollard All-Rounder Fabian Allen All-Rounder 
Jofra Archer All-Rounder Riley Meredith Fast Bowler 
N Tilak Verma All-Rounder Jaydev Unadkat Fast Bowler 
Dewald Brevis Batter Jasprit Bumrah Fast Bowler 
Sanjay Yadav All-Rounder Tymal Mills Fast Bowler 
Tim David All-Rounder Daniel Sams Fast Bowler 
Arshad Khan All-Rounder Mayank Markande Spinner 
Ramandeep Singh All-Rounder Murugan Ashwin Spinner 

Expected Playing XI: 

Rohit Sharma (C), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, Kieron Pollard, Tim David, N Tilak Verma, Daniel Sams, Mayank Markande/Murugan Ashwin, Tymal Mills/Riley Meredith, Jasprit Bumrah

Strengths: 

The strength of the Mumbai Indians is the core group that they have retained. Of the 7 Indian players, 4 Indian players are regular features of the Indian white-ball circuit. Rohit, Surya, Ishan, and Jasprit Bumrah are the big names. Their opening pair is the most explosive one. The bowling attack is looking amazing. The fast bowlers are elite.

Weakness of MI in IPL 2022: 

The weakness of the Mumbai Indians is the absence of an experienced Indian batter in the middle. They could have easily bid for Suresh Raina or Karun Nair. Even Mahipal Lomror could have solved this problem. But all things said, they also lack a foreign, middle-order batter. Rassie could have been a good pick.  

Opportunity: 

The opportunity is for Anmol Preet Singh and N Tilak Verma. Both these young batters are going to get multiple chances. Another chance is for Ishan Kishan. With Shikhar Dhawan and Devdutt Padikkal batting well, he will have to earn his place on the flight to Australia. Mayank Markande is back home and will feel comfortable playing under Rohit Sharma. 

Threats for MI in IPL 2022: 

The Pune pitch is not the ideal pitch for Mumbai batters. They like it when the ball comes on the bat. They like pace. The Pune pitch supports the spinners more and is a slow wicket. The matches on this pitch might be low-scoring. Pollard has been misfiring for some time. He will have to take responsibility in the middle-order.  

Mumbai Indians IPL 2022 Schedule: 

Match No Match Centre Date Time (IST) Venue 
DELHI CAPITALS vs MI March 27, 2022 3:30 PM Brabourne – CCI, Mumbai 
MI vs RAJASTHAN ROYALS April 2, 2022 3:30 PM DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai 
14 KKR vs MI April 6, 2022 7:30 PM MCA Stadium, Pune 
18 RCB vs MI April 9, 2022 7:30 PM MCA Stadium, Pune 
23 MI vs PUNJAB KINGS April 13, 2022 7:30 PM MCA Stadium, Pune 
26 MI vs LUCKNOW SUPER GIANTS April 16, 2022 3:30 PM Brabourne – CCI, Mumbai 
33 MI vs CHENNAI SUPER KINGS April 21, 2022 7:30 PM DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai 
37 LUCKNOW SUPER GIANTS vs MI April 24, 2022 7:30 PM Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 
44 RAJASTHAN ROYALS vs MI April 30, 2022 7:30 PM DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai 
51 GT vs MI May 6, 2022 7:30 PM Brabourne – CCI, Mumbai 
56 MI vs KKR May 9, 2022 7:30 PM DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai 
59 CHENNAI SUPER KINGS vs MI May 12, 2022 7:30 PM Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 
65 MI vs SRH May 17, 2022 7:30 PM Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 
69 MI vs DELHI CAPITALS May 21, 2022 7:30 PM Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 

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