Defending champions Mumbai Indians bought as many as seven players in the IPL 2021 player auction. In the process, the franchise has all the more strengthened their squad and have prepared for some decent backups. They have won the IPl five times, most by any franchise in the history of the game. The franchise has a huge fan base and huge fan-following all-across India.
Son of Sachin Tendulkar, Arjun Tendulkar was one of the buys of the franchise. Apart from him, the five-time IPL Champions bought Adam Milne, Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Neesham, Marco Jansen, Yudhvir Singh and Piyush Chawla. Only a few of them are likely to feature in the playing XI as MI have always backed regulars and given a long rope to the struggling players as well.
Here is the Mumbai Indians Predicted Playing XI for IPL 2021:
Quinton De Kock
The South African wicket-keeper was a regular feature in the Mumbai Indians line-up in IPL 2021. The team management continued to back De Kock even as he struggled in a few matches last year. The backing worked and he finished the season with 503 runs.
Kock will be aiming to keep up the good work in the coming season after form a strong partnership with skipper Rohit Sharma at the top.