Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar Yadav | Image: BCCI/IPL

Suryakumar Yadav joins Mumbai Indians ahead of Rajasthan Royals clash in IPL 2022: In an exciting development for Mumbai Indians, middle-order batter Suryakumar Yadav has joined the ‘Blue and Gold’ squad following his isolation period in Mumbai for the upcoming matches of the Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.

Notably, Yadav has successfully recovered from his finger injury and will be available for Mumbai Indians clash against Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Saturday in the DY Patil Stadium.

Suryakumar Yadav was seen in the gym along with youngster Ishan Kishan, pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah and Caribbean all-rounder Kieron Pollard.

Mumbai Indians (MI) in a statement confirmed the development.

“Suryakumar Yadav exited his mandatory quarantine and joined the team (on Wednesday) for the gym session in the company of his mates Kieron Pollard, Ishan Kishan, and Jasprit Bumrah. The mood in the camp is upbeat,” read a statement released by the Mumbai Indians.

Rohit Sharma’s troops will be up against Sanju Samson’s Pink army on April 2 in the afternoon fixture in the DY Patil Stadium.

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Mumbai Indians lost its first match against Delhi Capitals:

Mumbai lost its opening match against Delhi Capitals (DC) despite performing superbly with the bat. The five times IPL champions amassed a competitive total of 177 runs, however, Delhi’s sensational hitting at the death overs took them over the rope.

Death bowling came up as the major issue for Mumbai Indians. The bowling unit comprising Jasprit Bumrah, Tymal Mills, Daniel Sams, Jaydev Unadkat looked pale in front of Delhi hitters.

Tymal Mills, after the DC vs MI match, said that death bowling is all about mindset and he enjoys bowling in the slog overs.

“Bowling at the death is a lot about the mindset. You need to want to bowl the difficult overs when the pressure is on. It is something that I enjoy,” said Tymal Mills.

Now, it will be interesting to watch, how Rohit Sharma rotates his bowling troops in the coming few matches. Mumbai has a fairly inexperienced bowling unit in the Tata IPL 2022, as compared to what they used to field in the previous editions of the cash-rich tournament.

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