Mumbai Indians is the most celebrated team of the IPL tournament. With five title wins since the inauguration of the tournament, Mumbai Indians are defending the trophy for the past two years in a row & this year they will be looking forward to creating history by winning three titles in a row.
Before the suspension of IPL in May 2021, Mumbai Indians were at the fourth spot in the IPL point table. Delhi Capitals was at number one followed by Chennai Super Kings & Royal Challengers Bangalore. Once the tournament resumes, it will be a tough road ahead for MI if they really want to create history by scoring a hat trick.
Mumbai Indian’s team management is smart & they have already started their work for IPL 2022 season. During this break, they will be defiantly contemplating on which players to retain & the names to let go.
Let’s have a look at 4 players who should be retained by Mumbai Indians for IPL 2022.
4) Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar Yadav, one of the batting mainstays of the side has gained plenty of confidence in the previous two years. By his Excellent performance in IPL 2020, he has also got a chance to play the debut match for India after waiting for many years. Before playing for MI, he was used by KKR in the middle order but with Mumbai Indians, he has become a game-changer. Suryakumar has the ability to change gears and play patiently as per the situation.
3) Kieron Pollard
The middle-order batsman from West Indies, Kieron Pollard, has the power to change the game with both the bat & the ball. When he gets going, no ground in the world is big enough for him. CSK was recently on the receiving end of his assault. He scored a blistering 87* off 34 balls helping MI chase down a mammoth total of 219. He joined MI in 2010 & since then he has been the most dependable player for the team.
2) Jasprit Bumrah
Without a doubt, this name should be retained for the team for IPL 2022. Every team wants Bumrah. Ever since scalping Virat Kohli as his maiden wicket back in IPL 2013, Bumrah has been on a mercurial rise. He possesses a unique action, which many believe helps him generate an angle that is different when compared to others. With a large collection of variations with the ball, Bumrah has become one of the stars not only in the tournament but also for the national team.
1) Rohit Sharma
The talismanic captain is the most successful captain in IPL history. Ever since taking up the mantle back in 2013, he has led Mumbai Indians to five titles. Under his leadership, they’ve also won the Champions League Twenty20 competition in 2013. Rohit Sharma has been one of their best batsmen not only in the Mumbai Indians lineup but also in the whole tournament. Rohit is an aggressive batsman but with style and elegance. He can also roll his arm over if necessary, considering he a hat-trick in the IPL, albeit for Deccan Chargers.