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Thursday, May 24, 2018

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Mumbai Indian Squad 2018

IPL Mumbai Indians Roster 2018
The Mumbai Indians won their third IPL title last season, beating the Rising Pune Supergiants in a thrilling final. They broke two records last season, they became the first team to win three IPL titles since the league began, and they also became the first team to win 100 T20 matches. The pressure will be on them again to succeed, but they have a great squad and management team, and a fourth title could be in their reach. Mumbai Indians 2018 team list is placed below.
Rohit Sharma (retained Rs 15 cr), Hardik Pandya (retained Rs 11 cr), Jasprit Bumrah (retained Rs 7 cr), Krunal Pandya (Rs 8.8 cr), Ishan Kishan (Rs 6.2 cr), Kieron Pollard (Rs 5.4 cr), Pat Cummins (Rs 5.4 cr), Evin Lewis (Rs 3.8 cr), Surya Kumar Yadav (Rs 3.2 cr), Mustafizur Rahman (Rs 2.2 cr), Ben Cutting (Rs 2.2 cr), Rahul Chahar (Rs 1.9 cr), Pradeep Sangwan (Rs 1.5 cr), Jason Behrendorff (Rs 1.5 cr), Jean-Paul Duminy (Rs 1 cr), Saurabh Tiwary (Rs 80 lakh), Tajinder Dhillon (Rs 55 lakh), Akila Dhananjaya (Rs 50 lakh), Siddhesh Lad (Rs 20 lakh), Aditya Tare (Rs 20 lakh), Mayank Markande (Rs 20 lakh), Anukul Roy (Rs 20 lakh), Sharad Lumba (Rs 20 lakh), Mohsin Khan (Rs 20 lakh), MD Nidheesh (Rs 20 lakh), MD Dinesan (Rs 20 lakh)
When the player retention list came out, the Mumbai Indians decided to keep three players, who were Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah.
Rohit Sharma has done a fantastic job of captaining the Indians over the past few seasons and he has had a lot of success with them. He is a huge player for them and vital to their chances of success, he contributes in many ways and is a great captain.
Hardik Pandya can contribute with both the bat and ball and at just 24 years old he is a player who is going to score many runs and take many wickets should he stay with this team. Another 24 year old set to shine this coming season is bowler Jasprit Bumrah, he has already shown himself to be a very good T20 bowler and it would not be a surprise to see him contribute even more in 2018.
At the auction the Indians added a further 22 players to give them a 25 man squad to go into battle with. They added a good mix of players, with more talent and big hitting coming in the form of Kieron Pollard and JP Duminy. Both players have the ability to change games with the bat, giving the Indians a great batting line up going into the 2018 edition of the IPL.
The Indians have also given themselves two good fast bowlers to lead the bowing attack. Australian Pat Cummins along with Bangladeshi bowler Mustafizur Rahman will have the new ball, and wickets from those two will be vital to stopping teams put up big scores early in the game. Those two alongside Bumrah should be enough as a fast bowling unit for the Indians to have some success in 2018.
With a top batsman and captain, a very good bowler and an all-rounder in the team, head coach Mahela Jayawardene has a great platform to build on. With the full squad now in place, the Indians look like putting together another strong challenge for the IPL trophy.
The combination of Sharma as captain and Jayawardene as coach worked very well last year for the Indians and they will get the chance to show it was no fluke in the upcoming 2018 season.
Both know how to attack the T20 format of the game, and both have great cricketing knowledge, they are a force to be reckoned with and while they are together with the Indians, they have to be considered one of the tournament favourites.
We don’t have long to wait until the IPL auction where we will see Mahela Jayawardene finalise his plans for the Mumbai Indians and the upcoming 2018 IPL season. On paper they have the best talent, potential and proven match winners across all departments.

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