Mumbai Indians squad: Mumbai Indians (MI) will be desperate to put up a good performance in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 after their horror show in the previous edition. The five-time IPL winners just could not get the right momentum in the previous season as they struggled throughout.
The Rohit Sharma-led side managed to win just 4 of the 14 league games and finished at the bottom of the points table in the 10-team competition. Despite having a strong squad, the five-time champions just could not deliver in IPL 2022.
Mumbai Indians are known for making strong comebacks and they will be keen to do so in the forthcoming season. And ahead of the season, they have bolstered their squad by adding new players.
Mumbai Indians entered the auction with a purse of Rs 20.55 crore and had 9 slots to fill. Before the auction, they had released 13 players while retaining only 16.
As far as auction is concerned, it took place on December 23 in Kochi. Originally, 991 players had registered for the auction before the list was reduced to 405 players, out of which 273 are Indians, 132 are overseas players of which 4 players are from associate nations.
Before the auction, the ten franchises retained 163 players whereas 85 players were released from their existing squads.
Here is all you need to know about Mumbai Indians squad for IPL 2023, the released players, retained players and the new additions:
Remaining purse: INR 20.55 crore
Total slots available: 9
Overseas slots available: 3
Released players: Kieron Pollard, Anmolpreet Singh, Aryan Juyal, Basil Thampi, Daniel Sams, Fabian Allen, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Murugan Ashwin, Rahul Buddhi, Riley Meredith, Sanjay Yadav, Tymal Mills
Retained and traded players: Ishan Kishan, Tristan Stubbs (SA), Rohit Sharma, Tim David (AUS), Ramandeep Singh, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Dewald Brevis (SA), Jofra Archer (ENG), Jasprit Bumrah, Arshad Khan, Jason Behrendorff (AUS), Kumar Kartikeya, Akash Madhwal, Hrithik Shokeen, Arjun Tendulkar.
New additions: Will be updated as soon as the auction goes on.
Full Mumbai Indians squad for IPL 2023 (Will be updated as soon as the auction concludes):
|Tristan Stubbs (SA)|
|Tim David (AUS)|
|Dewald Brevis (SA)|
|Jofra Archer (ENG)|
|Jason Behrendorff (AUS)|