Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians on Wednesday (March 31) arrived in Chennai forward of their opening sport towards Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.
The IPL 2021 will kick off from April 9 and in the match opener, defending champions Mumbai Indians and Virat Kohli-led RCB will be locking horns on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) March 31, 2021
The five-time IPL champions as soon as once more have a settled look to their squad and would be the group to beat because the cash-rich league returns house after being held in the UAE final season.
The dominance of the franchise might be seen from the truth that they defeated top-of-the-line groups (Delhi Capitals) final yr in the ultimate with out breaking a sweat.
Over the previous few years, the Rohit Sharma-led aspect has nearly worn an invincible look because of their stable core and impeccable consistency. The MI nucleus doesn’t simply revolve round skipper Rohit, but additionally has some high quality performers in Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, and Kieron Pollard.
It is protected to say that this franchise doesn’t overly rely on its overseas gamers because the homegrown expertise is so properly outfitted that they themselves can change the course of a match inside minutes.
Even although the Mumbai-based franchise has gained the title on 5 events — 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020 — the aspect is but to make it three consecutive titles in a row and that might undoubtedly be added motivation for Rohit’s boys.
Mumbai Indians squad: Rohit Sharma, Aditya Tare, Anukul Roy, Anmolpreet Singh, Chris Lynn, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Mohsin Khan, Quinton de Kock, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwary, Suryakumar Yadav, Trent Boult, Adam Milne, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, Jimmy Neesham, Yudhvir Charak, Marco Jansen, Arjun Tendulkar.