IPL 2022: Mumbai Indians will kick-start their campaign on March 27 as they will lock horns with Delhi Capitals in the second game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season.
Rohit Sharma and Co failed to qualify for the IPL 2021 playoffs. They ended up at the fifth place in the points table. However, they will be looking to make a serious bid for the title this time around.
Mumbai Indians have all their bases covered across all aspects. Moreover, with Rohit Sharma leading the team from the front, there is always a chance to win games and go for the title.
Rohit Sharma is the most successful captain in the history of the IPL as he won 5 titles as captain. MI team management invested heavily on the players at the two-day mega auction in Bengaluru. WATCH: David Warner Celebrates Like Hasan Ali In Front Of Him, Video Goes Viral
They broke the bank by signing Ishan Kishan for Rs 15.25 crore, thus becoming the most expensive youngster in the Indian Premier League. Besides that, MI signed ‘Baby AB’ Dewald Brewis at the auction.
The five-time IPL champions signed the young Proteas player for Rs 3 crore. So, there are quite a lot of expectations from the youngster in the next season. Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians welcomed a special person at MI arena.
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IPL 2022: Sachin Tendulkar gets a huge surprise after joining MI hotel
The Mumbai Indians welcomed their mentor Sachin Tendulkar to the recently launched bio-secure bubble – MI Arena. Earlier, Mumbai Indians created 13,000 square meter bio-secure recreational facility for players’ families.
Mumbai Indians set up an outdoor bio-secure recreational amenity – ‘MI Arena’ at Jio World Garden. In fact, the arena which is accommodated in 13000 square meters will house the players and their families and support staff.
MI release also highlighted that this special facility will uplift team bonding. Apart from that, it will also let the cricketers recharge their batteries and have a balanced life.
The former Mumbai Indians’ player got a huge surprise when he arrived at the hotel for isolation before joining the bio-secure bubble. Mumbai Indians posted the picture of Sachin Tendulkar with five trophies.
The caption of the post reads, “Sachin with five trophies even before you ask us ??” “This is what I saw when I entered the room,” Sachin Tendulkar had thanked the hotel staff lauding them for their lovely gesture.
Sachin Tendulkar had a candid chat with players upon joining the bio-secure bubble at a city hotel. Meanwhile, MI squad had some heavy-duty practice sessions at the Reliance’s Jio International facility in Navi Mumbai.
Mumbai Indians full squad
Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishan Kishan, Dewald Brevis, Basil Thampi, Murugan Ashwin, Jaydev Udadkat, Mayank Markande, N Tilak Varma, Sanjay Yadav, Jofra Archer, Daniel Sams, Tymal Mills, Tim David, Arshad Khan, Anmolpreet Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Rahul Buddhi, Hrithik Shokeen, Arjun Tendulkar, Fabian Allen, Aryan Juyal, Riley Meredith.