What they had at the start of the auction: Mumbai Indians

What they had at the start of the auction: Mumbai Indians

What they had at the start of the auction: Mumbai Indians (Pic Source : IPLT20)

Team Composition:

Top-order batsmen: Rohit Sharma(C), Suryakumar Yadav, Quinton de Kock (wk), Aditya Tare (wk), Anmolpreet Singh

Finishers: Kieron Pollard, Ishan Kishan (wk), Sherfane Rutherford

All-rounders: Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya

Spinners: Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Anukul Roy

Fast bowlers: Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Trent Boult, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mitchell McClenaghan

Slots Available: Total- 7 || Overseas: 2

Remaining Purse: INR 13.05 Cr

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What they needed:

Mumbai Indians have a settled squad filled with seasoned campaigners. They are one of the most consistent teams in the history of the tournament.  Their focus must be on getting some cheap buys as they don’t have much purse left. They would like to get one top order batsman and an express fast bowler who can be groomed as backup for Lasith Malinga.

What Mumbai Indians bought…

Chris Lynn- INR 2Cr

Nathan Coulter Nile- INR 8Cr

Saurabh Tiwary- INR 50Lakh

Auction Rating:  8/10

How they stand after auction:

They got a fast bowler in Nathan Coulter-Nile as a backup for Lasith Malinga and a top order basher in the form of Chris Lynn at a bargain price. They also welcome their alumnae Saurabh Tiwary back in the team.

They have got a strong opener to give Rohit some time at the start of the innings and later unleash the beast in him. Strongest all round eleven of the tournament without doubt.

Final Team:

Top-order batsmen: Rohit Sharma(C), Suryakumar Yadav, Quinton de Kock (wk), Aditya Tare (wk), Anmolpreet Singh, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary

Finishers: Kieron Pollard, Ishan Kishan (wk), Sherfane Rutherford

All-rounders: Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya

Spinners: Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Anukul Roy

Fast bowlers: Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Trent Boult, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nathan Coulter Nile

Others: D Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Singh, Mousin Khan

Probable XI:

Rohit Sharma(C), Chris Lynn/Quinton de Kock, Ishan Kishan(Wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Anukul Roy/Jayant Yadav/Trent Boult, Nathan Coulter Nile/Lasith Malinga

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