Team Preview: With the resumption of IPL 2021, Mumbai Indians are all set to continue their journey in the league. The defending champions sit at number four in the points table, and would look to improve on their performance.
Mumbai hadn’t won an IPL trophy until the 2012 edition and since then, have claimed five titles in eight years. Rohit Sharma‘s leadership has clearly a lot to do with this turnaround.
In 2021, their tournament has been a mixed bag so far. They have four wins from seven games so far.
IPL 2021 Mumbai Indians team preview
Mumbai Indians have a proven set of performers in their side. With players like Rohit, Quinton de Kock, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah as their marquee names, MI have one of the most complete squads in the tournament.
Mumbai Indians purchased the likes of Nathan Coulter Nile, Adam Milne, James Neesham and Piyush Chawla in the IPL 2021 mini-auction. None of these players have made an impact in the tournament yet, and Mumbai Indians would hope for better performances from them.
While other teams have made significant changes ahead of the UAE leg of IPL 2021, Mumbai Indians have retained their squad. At this stage, they are still in with a good chance to make the play-offs.
MI coaching staff
Head coach – Mahela Jayawardene
Director of Cricket Operations – Zaheer Khan
Icon – Sachin Tendulkar
Batting coach – Robin Singh
Bowling coach – Shane Bond
Fielding coach – James Pamment
Physiotherapist – Nitin Patel
Mumbai Indians squad
Rohit Sharma (c), Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, Quinton de Kock, Kieron Pollard, Aditya Tare, Krunal Pandya, Jayant Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Chris Lynn, Dhawal Kulkarni, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Saurabh Tiwary, Mohsin Khan, Adam Milne, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, James Neesham, Yudhvir Singh, Marco Jansen, Arjun Tendulkar
Mumbai Indians IPL 2021 Fixtures
19/09 – Dubai – Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians, 7.30pm
23/09 – Abu Dhabi –Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders, 7.30pm
26/09 – Dubai – Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians, 7.30pm
28/09 – Abu Dhabi – Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings, 7.30pm
02/10 – Sharjah – Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals, 3.30pm
05/10 – Sharjah – Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians, 7.30pm
08/10 – Abu Dhabi – Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians, 3:30 pm
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