IPL 2017: The 10th edition of the Indian Premier League is all set to kick start from 5th April,2017. The biggest sports festival of India which runs for 40 days, will witness fierce rivalry for the ultimate prize. Almost all the teams are facing injury crisis, with some big names set to miss the competition. The teams are trying to figure out their best combination of players and a stable playing eleven. Of all the teams Mumbai Indians have always been the team to beat in the Indian Premier League and have clinched the title twice. They have kept their core team intact and the squad looks quite formidable.
Mumbai Indians Full Squad:
Nicholas Pooran, Mitchell Johnson, K Gowtham, Karn Sharma, Saurabh Tiwary, A Gunarathna , K Khejroliya, Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga, Harbhajan Singh, Ambati Rayudu, Jasprit Bumrah, Shreyas Gopal, Lendl Simmons, Vinay Kumar, Parthiv Patel, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nitish Rana, Siddhesh Lad, J Suchith, Hardik Pandya, Jos Buttler, Tim Southee, Jithesh Sharma, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Punia.
Mumbai have one of the most stable teams and would look to cash in on the experience of their players. They have a lot of match winners in their squad and would be the team to look out for. Every year, Mumbai Indians are one of the strongest sides in the tournament and this year will be no different. Mumbai Indians, led by their dynamic captain Rohit Sharma, will look start on a positive not and set the right momentum for the tournament.
Mumbai Indians don’t believe in changing their core every year. In this post, Shivam Behl looks at Mumbai Indians’ likely playing XI in IPL 2017.
Mumbai India’s Likely Playing XI in IPL 2107:
1- Parthiv Patel (Wicket-keeper)
2- Lendl Simmons
3- Rohit Sharma (Captain)
4- Ambati Rayudu
5- Jos Buttler
6- Keiron Pollard
7- Hardik Pandya
8- Harbhajan Singh
9- Krunal Pandya
10- Tim Southee
11- Jasprit Bumrah
NOTE: Lasith Malinga isn’t available for the first few matches. He will make his way into the playing XI as soon as he is available and fit to play.