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| On Mar 24, 2022 6:40 PM IST

Predicted Mumbai Indians Playing 11 for their first IPL 2022 match

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MI Playing 11: In a brand new Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season, the Mumbai Indians (MI) will be hoping to get their hands onto their record sixth trophy. The five-time IPL champions finished at the fifth position on the points table during the last edition of the T20 competition. The Rohit Sharma-led team also did well in the IPL 2022 mega auction.

IPL 2022: Predicted MI Playing 11

MI Playing 11(likely)
1. Rohit Sharma (C)
2. Ishan Kishan (WK)
3. Tilak Verma
4. Tim David
5. Kieron Pollard
6. Daniel Sams
7. Sanjay Yadav
8. Mayank Markande
9. Jaydev Unadkat
10. Jasprit Bumrah
11. Tymal Mills

The Mumbai Indians do not have much of availability issues especially as all of their overseas players will be there in India ahead of their opening game in Indian Premier League 2022 against Delhi Capitals scheduled on 27 March at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. The duo of skipper Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan will open the batting this season. The biggest setback for MI is that Suryakumar Yadav is doubtful for their tournament opener as he is currently at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) recovering from a thumb injury. The likes of Tilak Verma, Tim David and Kieron Pollard will form part of the middle-order.

The duo of Sanjay Yadav and Mayank Markande are likely to start in the MI playing 11 as the first-choice spinners. Jasprit Bumrah will lead the pace bowling attack alongside the likes of Tymal Mills, Daniel Sams and Jaydev Unadkat. Pollard, David, Sams and Tymal Mills will be their four overseas players in the starting XI.

MI 2022 Squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Jasprit Bumrah, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Ishan Kishan, Dewald Brevis, Basil Thampi, Murugan Ashwin, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markandey, N Tilak Verma, Sanjay Yadav, Jofra Archer, Daniel Sams, Tymal Mills, Tim David, Riley Meredith, Anmolpreet Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Rahul Buddhi, Hrithik Shokeen, Arjun Tendulkar, Aryan Juyal, Fabian Allen, Mohammad Arshad Khan.

IPL 2022 Start Date: DC vs MI

The 15th edition of the Indian Premier League will kick off on 26 March and its first double-header just on the second day itself where Delhi Capitals will meet Mumbai Indians in the afternoon encounter. While talking about their exciting rivalry in the history of the cash-rich T20 league, the Mumbai Indians have had the upper hand with a total of 16 victories while Delhi Capitals have emerged victorious on 14 occasions.

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The Mumbai Indians are placed in Group A alongside the likes of Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, Delhi Capitals and Lucknow Super Giants.

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Kuljyot Singh

A cricket maniac who lives his life like a T20 match, time is short so make the most of it. Always thriving to learn more about cricket writing and obviously being an Indian, a big cricket expert.