The IPL 2022 has thrown up some surprising calls by Mumbai Indians who have invested heavily on Tim David and Jofra Archer. The five-time IPL champions made some determined calls over the two days of the mega auction. Though it failed to retain the entire core group, they managed to buy back Ishan Kishan and lost out on getting the likes of Trent Boult and Krunal Pandya.
Mumbai Indians have bought some expensive players in the past along with Kishan, David and Archer that they did in the IPL 2022 mega auction, The side has backed the players that they have bought in the past and they have kept their trust with performances as well. In this article, we will take a look at the five most expensive bids by Mumbai Indians in IPL history.
IPL Auction 2022: 5 Highest Bids By Mumbai Indians (MI) In IPL Auction History
Jofra Archer (8Cr)
The last name in this elite list of players is that of Jofra Archer. He registered his name for the IPL 2022 mega auction despite being injured. The ECB warned all the franchises saying that no replacement will be allowed for him if he gets injured and missed the tournament. However, despite all the warnings, Mumbai shelled out a whopping 8 crores to acquire his services. He will pair up with Jasprit Bumrah for the franchise. It will be interesting to see how many games he plays for the franchise with all his injury concerns.