IPL 2021: Captain Rohit Sharma finally hooks up with defending champions Mumbai Indians, Watch

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma on Monday (March 29) arrived within the metropolis to hitch the defending Indian Premier League (IPL) champions squad for the upcoming 2021 season. India defeated England within the third ODI by seven runs on Sunday to clinch the three-match ODI sequence 2-1.  

Rohit, the India vice-captain, was in large kind through the England sequence and has now joined the Mumbai Indians squad for the upcoming IPL. Although Rohit Sharma solely scored 332 runs in 12 IPL matches in 2020, he led the facet brilliantly to a document fifth IPL title with a win over Delhi Capitals within the closing. 

The official Twitter deal with of Mumbai Indians posted a video by which Rohit will be seen arriving in Mumbai.

Earlier within the day, Hardik and Krunal Pandya, and Suryakumar Yadav linked up with the Mumbai Indians squad. 

“Firstly really happy and very proud to represent India. It was always my dream to play for the country. It feels great and I was really happy to be part of such an amazing unit. And now, that role is over and I am back to my Mumbai Indians family. Looking ahead to unbelievable times ahead,” stated Surya Kumar in a video posted on the official Twitter deal with of Mumbai Indians.

The IPL 2021 will kick off from April 9 and within the match opener with Mumbai Indians taking on Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. 

In the three ODIs towards England, Rohit scored 90 runs. Suryakumar made his India debut within the T20I sequence towards England and went on to play two high quality knocks within the fourth and fifth T20Is. 

He was additionally picked within the ODI squad, however he didn’t get a recreation. Hardik performed a knock of 64 runs within the third ODI, whereas Krunal scored a fifty on his ODI debut within the first match of the three-game sequence.

(with ANI inputs)

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