Mumbai Indians is one the most successful team in the IPL and Mumbai will start their 2017 IPL campaign against state rival Rising Pune Supergiant at MCA Stadium in Pune with an eye on their third trophy. Mumbai Indians is one of the well balanced teams in IPL and team’s highest bid was leg-spinner Karn Sharma (INR 3.2 crores). Mumbai Indians schedule and squads for IPL 2017 are given below.
The team is mentored by greats of cricket like Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Kumble, Jonty Rhodes and Mahela Jayawardene. If there will be so many great players in the same dressing room then it is obvious that the team will do well. Mumbai Indians have won the trophy twice and would like to add another one to their kitty. They have all the players that could help them achieve this.
The team has not added any big player in their squad in this year’s auction. The only big player added was Mitchel Johnson. He will return to MI after spending few season with KXIP. He will another dimension to the MI bowling attack.
The team is led by Rohit Sharma but he is injured and is likely to miss few games for them. The team’s batting department will depend on the like of Rayudu, Parthiv Patel, Pandya, Buttler, Simmons, Pollard. They will have to perform well to help their side to win the tournament. The main batsman for the team would be Josh Buttler. If he gets going then it would be difficult for the opposition to stop MI from winning the match.
The bowling department looks more experienced and settled. They have the likes of Malinga, McClenaghan, Johnson. The trio will handle the fast bowling department for the team. The bounce in the Mumbai pitch will assist these bowlers. The spin department would be led by Indian great off-spinner Harbhajan Singh. The other player like Karan Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Southee will add to the MI bowling attack.
The teams well settled in terms of their bowling attack. The batting looks little inexperienced and could be exposed if the opposition has some quality bowlers in their squad. The MI brigade will also see a change in their head coach, as Mahela Jayawardene will be taking over the responsibilities from Ricky Ponting. Let’s see the complete Mumbai Indians schedule, fixtures with dates of MI matches in Vivo IPL 10.
Mumbai Indians Schedule IPL 2017
|April 6||Thursday||Rising Pune Supergiant||Mumbai Indians||Pune||8 PM|
|April 9||Sunday||Mumbai Indians||Kolkata Knight Riders||Mumbai||8 PM|
|April 12||Wednesday||Mumbai Indians||Sunrisers Hyderabad||Mumbai||8 PM|
|April 14||Friday||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Mumbai Indians||Bengaluru||4 PM|
|April 16||Sunday||Mumbai Indians||Gujarat Lions||Mumbai||4 PM|
|April 20||Thursday||Kings XI Punjab||Mumbai Indians||Indore||8 PM|
|April 22||Saturday||Delhi Daredevils||Mumbai Indians||Delhi||8 PM|
|April 24||Monday||Mumbai Indians||Rising Pune Supergiant||Mumbai||8 PM|
|April 29||Saturday||Gujarat Lions||Mumbai Indians||Rajkot||8 PM|
|May 1||Monday||Mumbai Indians||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Mumbai||4 PM|
|May 6||Saturday||Mumbai Indians||Delhi Daredevils||Mumbai||8 PM|
|May 8||Monday||Sunrisers Hyderabad||Mumbai Indians||Hyderabad||8 PM|
|May 11||Thursday||Mumbai Indians||Kings XI Punjab||Mumbai||8 PM|
|May 13||Saturday||Kolkata Knight Riders||Mumbai Indians||Kolkata||8 PM|
Mumbai Indians Squad
Rohit Sharma, Nicholas Pooran, Mitchell Johnson, K Gowtham, Karn Sharma, Saurabh Tiwary, A Gunarathna , K Khejroliya, 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.