3 players Mumbai Indians could target in 2021 IPL mini-auctions

IPL 2021: 3 players Mumbai Indians could target in IPL 2021 mini-auctions.

Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021: The five-time title winners, although looked solid in all departments, but there are still areas for management to address. The team locked with the big names of Indian domestic and foreign players, Mumbai Indians will go to auction with a purse value of 15.25 crore.

The Mumbai Indians, led by Rohit Sharma, have released 7 players and will have to fill the slots with similar substitutes. All of Mumbai’s Indian departments have been at its peak, but there will be some loopholes that can trouble the franchise in the second half of the cash-rich league.

Here we will discuss 3 players Mumbai Indians could target in the 2021 IPL mini auctions.

3 players Mumbai Indians could target in the 2021 IPL mini-auctions:

Mitchell Starc:

The Australian Left Arm Stimulator will be a priority for the franchise in IPL 2021. The franchise has released people like James Pattinson and Nathan Coulter Nile, but they’ll need an alien Stimulator to form a solid rhythm attack with Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult.

Mitchell Starc will return to IPL after six long years. The speedster took part in 27 IPL games and picked up 34 scalps with an average of 20.

The MI franchise can invest 10 crore in the Stimulator as there is not much need for other players on the team.

Pawan Negi:

The franchise may seek the back-up option for Krunal Pandya. Pawan Negi will be under the scanner of the MI franchise. Negi who is experienced and talented can take the place of senior Pandya.

In 2018, Negi joined the Mumbai Indians for 1 crore, but the bowler was taken over by RCB-led Virat Kohli using the Right to match (RTM) card.

Jhye Richardson:

The absence of the Australian pacemaker from the IPL was surprising, however, this time around the pacemaker looks set to make a comeback. The right arm stimulator made its debut for Australia against India in 2019.

Richardson is in the shape of a life, having picked 26 scalps in the Big Bash League (BBL). The glorious performance in BBL is sure to give him a break in IPL.

Mumbai Indians who are looking for a stimulator can also bid to give it a quick attack. In the absence of Lasith Malinga, it will be important for management to acquire the quality pacemaker.

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