Mumbai Indians will arrive in IPL 2021 eyeing a third consecutive title. The team won back-to-back trophies in IPL 2020 and IPL 2019. Last year, Mumbai Indians topped the points table with 18 points and defeated Delhi Capitals twice in the playoffs to win the trophy. Ahead of IPL 2021, Mumbai Indians dropped 7 players out of the squad.
Mumbai Indians bought 7 players during the IPL 2021 auction. They re-bought Nathan Coulter-Nile for Rs. 5 crore after releasing him earlier. MI also bought Adam Milne for Rs. 3.2 crore and Piyush Chawla for Rs. 2.4 crore. James Neesham was bought for Rs. 50 lakh. Yudhvir Charak, Marco Jansen, and Arjun Tendulkar were the other three players who joined Mumbai Indians for Rs. 20 lakh each.
Mumbai Indians were too successful in IPL 2020 since they have few brilliant batsmen in the team. In IPL 2020, there were three MI batsmen among the top seven run-scorers of the tournament. Mumbai Indians’ strong batting department is one of the reasons why they are the most successful team in IPL. Mumbai Indians have won most 5 titles in IPL so far. As the team gears up for IPL 2021, here we take a glance at 5 players who can the top scorers for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: 5 Players Who Can Be The Top Scorers For Mumbai Indians (MI)
Ishan Kishan was the leading run-scorer for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2020. He played 13 innings and scored 516 runs. He smashed 4 half-centuries and missed a century after he got out at the score of 99 in one game.
In comparison to other top scorers of Mumbai Indians in IPL 2020, Ishan Kishan played fewer matches and innings. He also smashed 30 sixes in IPL 2020 to win the ‘Most Sixes Award’ in the tournament. After his swashbuckling batting performance last season, he is the top contender to become the top run-scorer for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2021.