Mumbai Indians will arrive in IPL 2021 with an aim to lift the third-consecutive trophy. The Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians won the title in IPL 2020 and IPL 2019. The team will play the first match of IPL 2021 against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Mumbai Indians is the most successful team in the Indian Premier League with the most 5 titles.
Ahead of IPL 2021 auction, Mumbai Indians bid goodbye to 7 players from the squad. Prince Balwant Rai, Digvijay Deshmukh, Lasith Malinga, Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Pattinson, Sherfane Rutherford, and Mitchell McCleneghan were the 7 players that Mumbai Indians released. Nathan Coulter-Nile found his way back into the team after Mumbai Indians bought him for Rs. 5 crore during the auction.
Few overseas players in Mumbai Indians have a lot of worth in the team. These players are the backbone of Mumbai Indians’ strength in IPL. Here we look at 4 overseas players who will play for Mumbai Indians in the first match of IPL 2021 against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
IPL 2021: 4 Overseas Players Who Will Play For Mumbai Indians (MI) In Their First Game Of The Season
Kieron Pollard is the top all-rounder for Mumbai Indians. The West Indies all-rounder has been retained by the team over the years. He is definitely going to be part of the team in the first match of IPL 2021. Kieron Pollard is a superb finisher for Mumbai Indians. In the last season in IPL 2020, Pollard scored 268 runs at a strike rate of 191+. His high strike rate helps Mumbai Indians to increase their run rate while batting.