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IPL 2024 – Mumbai Indians Preview: Squad, History, Strengths, Weaknesses, Schedule and other details

IPL 2024 – Mumbai Indians Preview: With the anticipation building up for IPL 2024, all eyes are on the Mumbai Indians, the five-time champions of the Indian Premier League. Led by Hardik Pandya, who recently took over the captaincy reins, Mumbai Indians have made strategic moves in the auction to fortify their squad.

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Mumbai Indians

Let’s take a look at the Mumbai Indians history, current squad, strengths, weaknesses, form, and chances of winning this year’s IPL: IPL 2024 – Mumbai Indians Preview

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Mumbai Indians

History

Mumbai Indians, the flagship franchise owned by Reliance Industries, has been a powerhouse in the Indian Premier League (IPL) since its inception in 2008. Playing their home matches at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, they have established themselves as one of the most successful teams in the league’s history. Led by the dynamic all-rounder Hardik Pandya and guided by the astute Mahela Jayawardene as head coach, Mumbai Indians boast a star-studded lineup featuring stalwarts like Rohit Sharma and Lasith Malinga. With an illustrious record of five IPL titles (2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020) and two Champions League T20 triumphs, they have consistently set high standards of performance and excellence in the tournament.

Full Squad

Mumbai Indians have strategically bolstered their squad for IPL 2024, focusing on strengthening their pace battery and batting lineup. Key acquisitions include Gerald Coetzee, Dilshan Madushanka, and Mohammad Nabi, complementing stalwarts like Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, and Suryakumar Yadav. The squad boasts a blend of experienced match-winners and promising young talents, providing depth across all departments.

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Mumbai Indians

Full squad of Mumbai Indians(MI):

  • Mark Boucher: Head coach
  • Rohit Sharma: Batsman
  • Jasprit Bumrah: Bowler
  • Suryakumar Yadav: Batsman
  • Ishan Kishan: Batsman
  • Dewald Brevis: Batsman
  • Tilak Varma: Batsman
  • Hardik Pandya (c): All Rounder
  • Tim David: All-Rounder
  • Arjun Tendulkar: Bowler
  • Kumar Kartikeya: Bowler
  • Jason Behrendorff: Bowler
  • Akash Madhwal: Bowler
  • Vishnu Vinod: Wicket-keeper
  • Romario Shepherd: All Rounder
  • Shams Mulani: All Rounder
  • Nehal Wadhera: Batter
  • Piyush Chawla: Bowler
  • Gerald Coetzee: All-rounder
  • Dilshan Madushanka: Bowler
  • Shreyas Gopal: Bowler
  • Nuwan Thushara: Bowler
  • Naman Dhir: All-rounder
  • Anshul Kamboj: Bowler
  • Mohammad Nabi: All-rounder
  • Shivalik Sharma: All-rounder

Strongest XI

  1. Rohit Sharma
  2. Ishan Kishan (WK)
  3. Tilak Varma
  4. Suryakumar Yadav
  5. Hardik Pandya (C)
  6. Mohammad Nabi
  7. Tim David
  8. Gerald Coetzee
  9. Piyush Chawla
  10. Jasprit Bumrah
  11. Dilshan Madushanka
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X-Factor

Mumbai Indians’ head coach, Mark Boucher, has labelled Nuwan Thushara as the X-factor player for the IPL 2024 season. Thushara, acquired for Rs 4.80 crore, impressed with his unique bowling style and ability to thrive under pressure. Mumbai Indians believe Thushara will make a significant impact. Alongside Thushara, the signings of Gerald Coetzee and Dilshan Madushanka further bolster the team’s bowling attack, enhancing their prospects for the upcoming IPL season.

Strengths

Mumbai Indians possess a formidable pace bowling unit led by Jasprit Bumrah, supplemented by the likes of Coetzee and Madushanka. Their power-packed batting lineup, featuring Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, and Hardik Pandya, adds to their strength. Additionally, the experience and versatility of players like Tim David and Mohammad Nabi provide depth and balance to the squad.

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Weaknesses

While Mumbai Indians have strengthened their pace attack, they lack a proven wicket taking spinner in their arsenal. The absence of a backup opener also poses a concern, with the reliance solely on Ishan Kishan and Rohit Sharma at the top. Addressing these areas could be crucial for Mumbai’s success in IPL 2024.

Schedule

Mumbai Indians kick off their IPL 2024 campaign against Gujarat Titans on March 24, followed by fixtures against SunRisers Hyderabad, Rajasthan Royals, and Delhi Capitals.

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Mumbai Indians schedule for IPL 2024 is as follows:

Match DateMatchTime (In IST)Venue
March 24, 2024GT v MI07:30 PMNarendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
March 27, 2024SRH v MI07:30 PMRajeev Gandhi International Stadium
April 01, 2024MI v RR07:30 PMWankhede Stadium, Mumbai
April 07, 2024MI v DC03:30 PMWankhede Stadium, Mumbai

FAQ

  1. Who is the captain of Mumbai Indians for IPL 2024?

    Hardik Pandya is leading the Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2024 season

  2. Who are the owners of Mumbai Indians?

    Mumbai Indians is owned by Reliance Industries through its subsidiary, India win Sports

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