Two-time Champions Mumbai Indians will aim to win the crown for a record third time in the upcoming tenth edition of the Indian Premier League as Captain Rohit Sharma will be focused to make a strong statement after missing the last six months due to injury.
Mumbai Indians will play their first game against Rising Pune Supergiants on 6th April at Wankhede Stadium. The side has big players such as Jos Buttler, Mitchell Johnson, Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Parthiv Patel and Hardik Pandya. Krunal Pandya, Nicholas Pooran and Parthiv Patel are not far behind as they proven performers in the format.
Tim Southee, Lasith Malinga and Jaspreet Bumrah are pace options for the side while Harbhajan Singh, Asela Gunaratne are spin options for the upcoming edition. Mumbai Indians did make good acquisitions for the coming season as Asela Gunaratne was bought in for good price for the tenth edition. Karn Sharma was bought in for a big prize of 3.2 Indian crores. Krishnappa Gowtham and Kulwant Khejroliya are new players in the squad for the tenth year of the Indian Premier League 2017.
Top Players for Mumbai Indians are Rohit Sharma, Lasith Malinga, Harbhajan Singh and Kieron Pollard
Players to watch out for this season:
Asela Gunaratne, Krunal Pandya, Tim Southee and Karn Sharma
Mumbai Indians Squad:Rohit Sharma (captain),Harbhajan Singh, Siddhesh Lad,Shreyas Gopal, Nicholas Pooran, Parthiv Patel, Mitchell Johnson, Jos Buttler, Saurabh Tiwary, Karn Sharma, Kulwant Khejroliya, Asela Gunaratne, Ambati Rayudu, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Tim Southee, Jagdeesh Suchith, Lendl Simmons, Nitish Rana, Jitesh Sharma, Krishnappa Gowtham, Deepak Punia and Lasith Malinga.