Jasprit Bumrah Picks His All Time Mumbai Indians Eleven
Jasprit Bumrah is one of the most experienced players in the Mumbai Indians’ team now. Having made his debut in the IPL with the same franchise in 2013, Bumrah’s stature has grown by leaps and bounds. Having made his debut in the IPL with the same franchise in 2013, Bumrah’s stature has grown by leaps and bounds. The right-arm pacer is now one of the best if not the best bowler in the world. In his very first season, he helped Mumbai Indians win their first-ever IPL title.
Fast forward to 2019 and Bumrah played an important role in making Mumbai Indians the first team to win the IPL four times. In the low-scoring final, the pacer conceded just 14 runs and picked up two wickets to help Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 1 run. Meanwhile, over the years Mumbai Indians have been graced by some of the biggest names in the cricketing world.
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Starting from the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, Sanath Jayasuriya, Ricky Ponting, Lasith Malinga, Rohit Sharma to Bumrah himself, Mumbai Indians have always boasted of some of the biggest names in the world. Bumrah has now picked up Mumbai Indians’s all-time XI. Interestingly, Bumrah has picked up only three overseas players in the team.
Unsurprisingly, he picked Rohit Sharma and Sachin Tendulkar as the openers of the team. Ambati Rayudu is at number three while Dinesh Karthik was a surprise pick for the number four spot. Ace allrounder Kieron Pollard was picked at number five and is followed by the Pandya brothers – Krunal and Hardik.
In the pace department, Bumrah picked himself alongside Lasith Malinga and Mitchell Johnson. Harbhajan Singh is the other spinner in the team apart from Krunal. Harbhajan is currently plying his trade for Chennai Super Kings but had helped Mumbai win three IPL titles.
Here’s Jasprit Bumrah’s MI all-time XI:
Rohit Sharma, Sachin Tendulkar, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Harbhajan Singh, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell Johnson, Jasprit Bumrah.