On Wednesday, Rohit Sharma, Mumbai Indian Skipper disclosed who will be his opening partner for the upcoming league. Cricket Lovers will see Rohit Sharma as a Leader for The squad of Mumbai Indians.
Mumbai Indians (MI) Opening Batsman Combination
Mumbai Indians (MI), five times title winner of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The franchise try different opening combinations. As for the prior season, Rohit Sharma Opened the match with South African wicketkeeper Quinton De Kock. However, Quinton De Knock will not participate as Mumbai Indians. As for the upcoming season, Mumbai Indians (MI) try a new combination. Finally, Mumbai Indian Skipper Rohit Sharma unveiled the name of his opening batting partner for the upcoming League 2022.
During a virtual press conference, Rohit Sharma disclosed by stating that He will be the opening batsman. He even states that he took the responsibility to be an opening batsman this season as well as the prior seasons. As for this league, his opening batsman for the League 2022 will be Ishan Kishan.
Ishan Kishan is one of the cricketers who received the highest bid in the Mega Auction 2022. Mumbai Indians (MI) bought Ishan Kishan for ₹15.25 crores. Moreover, Ishan Kishan played as a middle-order batsman in the past tournaments for the team. At Times, Kishan opened for Mumbai Indians (MI), as their first choice opener got injured and won’t be able to participate this season.
Mahela Jayawardene, Head Coach: Opinion over Opening partners Rohit-Ishan
Mahela Jayawardene, Former Sri Lanka Captain expressed that in his opinion Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan will come out as a top combination. For instance, Ishan Kishan also performed as a wicketkeeper for the team. There are very few players who range into the Top-three batsmen.
Mumbai Indians, Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 Squad
Before the Mega auction began, Mumbai Indians (MI) retained four players: Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard, and Suryakumar Yadav. For instance, Rohit Sharma received the opportunity to lead the team in this upcoming league.
The players who represent Mumbai Franchise in the upcoming league: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Dewald Brevis, Basil Thampi, Murugan Ashwin, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, N Tilak Varma, Sanjay Yadav, Jofra Archer, Daniel Sams, Tymal Mills, Tim David, Riley Meredith, Mohd Arshad Khan, Anmolpreet Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Rahul Buddhi, Hrithik Shokeen, Arjun Tendulkar, Aryan Juyal, and Fabian Allen.
However, the League opening match will take place on March 26. But, for Mumbai Indians, their first match will take place on March 27 against Delhi Capitals (DC).
The new opening batsman combination will have their first match on March 27. Let’s see how this duo will perform against Delhi Capitals. What do you think? Will Mumbai Indians Register one more league under their name?