Updated- August 29
Ahead of the IPL 2022 mega auction, the IPL franchises can retain only 3 capped Indian players, 2 overseas players, and 2 uncapped players.
The most successful captain of the IPL, Rohit Sharma will be 100% retained by Mumbai Indians. He has led the team to 5 IPL trophies so far. Rohit has scored 5480 runs in 207 IPL matches with an average of 31.49 and strike rate of 130.50.
He has scored 1 century and 40 half-centuries. The Mumbai Indians captain is sure-shot retention for IPL 2022 mega auction.
The next player Mumbai Indians will surely retain is pinch hitter, all-rounder Kieron Pollard. Pollard made his IPL debut for MI against Delhi in 2010. The West Indian and one of the most dependable players are a part of the MI side for more than a decade and has featured in 171 matches (3191 runs) for the Rohit Sharma-led outfit in the IPL.
Pollard’s smashing batting was shown in VIVO IPL 2021 in a match against Chennai on May 1. Pollard, who scored 87* runs in just 34 balls, gave Mumbai Indians an incredible win against Chennai.
With the bat, Pollard can also bring wickets to the team if needed. (63 wickets in 171 matches)
The yorker king of India Jaspreet Bumrah has been an integral member of the playing XI for Mumbai Indians. His bowling skill has made Mumbai win matches single-handedly. Bumrah’s death bowling has also made a huge difference for the team in restricting the opponent’s batting order. Jaspreet Bumrah has picked 115 wickets in 99 innings.
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His economy rate of 7.39 is also considered to be one of the best. Like Rohit Sharma and Kieron Pollard, Jaspreet Bumrah is among the 3 players who will surely be retained by Mumbai Indians.