The defending champions Mumbai Indians are currently at 4th place with 4 victories in 7 matches. The team lead by Rohit Sharma has a record of winning the IPL trophy 5 times, and this year too, there are high expectations from them. As per this analysis, Mumbai Indians repeat the history of 2015 in 2021 and win the tournament. Even Michael Vaughan has admitted that Mumbai Indians have some of the finest players, performing quite well in the T20 format.
West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard would return to the game this time after finishing his quarantine. He can become a major advantage for the team. Also, wicket-keeper consultant Kiran More tested positive for Covid, but the good news is that no other players are affected. BCCI has taken all the preventive measures, and they put players in bio-bubbles and mandatory quarantine, according to the requirements.
Rohit Sharma is one of the top scorers in the first phase of IPL 2021. While the other Mumbai Indian batsmen struggled to get runs, this hitman scored 250 runs in 7 innings with an average of 35.71. He is one of the few batsmen to complete 5000 runs in IPL, and his expectations are high that he will lead the team to win.
Surya Kumar Yadav
Surya Kumar Yadav is also a reliable middle-order batsman who has been scoring good runs since the last three IPL tournaments. He has scored around 500 runs in the last three seasons of the tournament, and hence it is expected that he will perform quite well in the remaining IPL matches this season.
Kieron Pollard is one of the most experienced campaigners for the team who is known for changing the course of the game. He is a reliable batsman and is also known for his bowling skills in death overs. His skills include power-hitting and slow tactical bowling, which can be quite advantageous for this short format game. He has shown better results with his aggressive skills in T20 format.
The team is power-packed with some of the best players from all over the world. They have experience and skills that can help them win the IPL trophy this year. A few more matches; and it will be revealed if the team is equipped enough to win. However, with all the prominent players back to form, fans and analysts have been anticipating the team’s win this IPL.