Mumbai Indians released their seven players from the squad for the upcoming Indian Premier League 2021. Among the released players, it includes the likes of Nathan Coulter Nile, Lasith Malinga, Pattinson and more.
Therefore, there will be 7 available slots for the defending champions in the mini auction slated for February. Among the seven slots, four of them are overseas slots.
With Mumbai releasing the leg-spinner Prince Balwant Rai, they will be looking for a leg-spinner and Sandeep Lamichhane will be available. According to various medias in India, it is beleived that the defending champions can go with Nepalese international Lamichhaneto form a solid bowling combination with Rahul Chahar and Krunal Pandya to torment the opposition batsmen.
Similarly, the franchise is expected to go for Umesh Yadav and Tom Curran as well.
MI PLAYERS RETAINED: Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Quinton de Kock, Anmolpreet Singh, Aditya Tare, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Jayant Yadav, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohsin Khan, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy.
- Lasith Malinga
- Sherfane Rutherford
- Nathan Coulter Nile
- James Pattinson
- Mitchell McClenaghan
- Prince Balwant Rai
- Digvijay Deshmukh