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IPL 2023: The bugle of IPL 2023 has sounded. Although there are few months left for the tournament to start. Mini auction is to be held on 23 December for the next season of IPL. All the teams have started preparing for it. Mumbai Indians will try to find their best team in the mini auction. Last season Mumbai’s performance was very poor. In IPL 2022, Mumbai was at the bottom 10th position in the points table. In their 14 matches, Mumbai had won only four. Last season, Mumbai Indians did not have a star all-rounder who could contribute with both bat and ball for the team. Kieron Pollard was not in form. At the same time, Mumbai had released its star all-rounder Hardik Pandya.
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Hardik was released
Hardik Pandya used to play the role of a star all-rounder in Mumbai Indians. He has won Mumbai in many matches on his own. Hardik was a very important player for Mumbai, but last season Mumbai Indians had released Hardik Pandya. After which the lack of a star all-rounder was felt in Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians.
Kieron Pollard also released
Mumbai Indians have released their oldest player Kieron Pollard for IPL 2023. Kieron Pollard will no longer be seen playing for Mumbai Indians. Pollard was a part of Mumbai Indians for 13 years. He has contributed to Mumbai with both bat and ball. Pollard was like a troubleshooter for Mumbai. But now he will not be seen playing for Mumbai. In such a situation, captain Rohit Sharma will need an all-rounder. Mumbai Indians can add an all-rounder in the mini auction. If Mumbai has to win its 6th title, then it will have to end this weakness of its own.
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First Published : 30 Nov 2022, 08:15:30 PM
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