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featurecricket6 months ago

Hit, Miss or Meh | How each team fared in this year's IPL auction

Boy-o-boy-o-boy, the IPL Auction is a crazy place, where there is no care, whatsoever about the money, oh well only for the franchisees who have plenty of money left. As expected, it was Glenn Maxwell, Chris Morris, and the usual Indian suspects - Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, who went sold.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket6 months ago

IPL 2021 Retentions | Talking Points from MI’s retentions and releases ft. Incredible Mumbai and the big Lynn punt

Mumbai Indians are the flagbearer of the Indian Premier League with a kind of presence that would be likened to some of the greatest dynasties in any team sport. The Retention/Release day was nothing but a microcosm of the quality they possess at their disposal and a sign for the future.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2021 | Expected Mumbai to release me from the roster, reveals Nathan Coulter-Nile

Australia’s Nathan Coulter-Nile, who Mumbai Indians released from their squad on Wednesday, admitted that he saw the axe coming and claimed that the franchise were anyway ‘paying overs’ for him. After being purchased for INR 8.00 crore, Coulter-Nile played only 7 matches in IPL 2020.
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featurecricket7 months ago

Chuck, Marry and Frill | Who Mumbai Indians should let go and retain ahead of IPL 2021

Let us not kid ourselves: Mumbai Indians, like they did in 2020, are going to run away with the IPL title in 2021. It is a matter of ‘when’ and ‘how’ more than if. This article, mind you, is being done as a mere formality, just like how the trophy presentation for MI will be in about 5 months time.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 Review | A Mumbai Indians force to be reckoned with or rather a ‘lone’ force in the league of ‘regulars’

If there was anything that could’ve gone right for Mumbai, it did as they finished the season with a record fifth title and played in a league of their own. In a triumphant season, Mumbai turned the whole competition one-sided, although an exciting one, by defeating each team in a thrashing manner.
Deepak Yadav
newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 Final | Pattinson bowled beautifully, so I was happy to sit on the sidelines, insists Nathan Coulter-Nile

Nathan Coulter-Nile has asserted that his compatriot James Pattinson performed exceedingly well for the side in the early stages of the IPL, which meant he was on the bench more often than not. Meanwhile, Quinton de Kock praised the franchise for their arrangements which made things easier for them.
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featurecricket10 months ago

IPL 2020 | MI vs KKR Evaluation Chart - Impressive Mumbai crush Kolkata with utter disdain

Mumbai Indians’ approach to the run chase was that of a fish to the water as they secured their 11th win in the last 12 H2H encounters. Things would have been even more shambolic if not for a late counter-attack by Pat Cummins, but that didn’t stop MI from registering a handsome 8-wicket win.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings' rivalry boosted IPL’s success, reckons Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar has reckoned that for the success of any tournament rivalries are crucial and IPL owes its success to Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians rivalry. Tendulkar added that with the introduction of Chris Lynn and Nathan Coulter-Nile in the squad MI has become stronger. 
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featurecricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Why your team sucks - Mumbai Indians

Many people are fans of the Mumbai Indians but I’m still struggling to find out why, given that they don’t even play beautiful cricket and often are helped by their back pockets. This is perfect for the other percentage of people, who hate the franchise, including me, so hop on this ride!
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Wickets in UAE will suit my kind of bowling and batting, proclaims Nathan Coulter-Nile

Mumbai’s new recruit, Nathan Coulter-Nile opened up and proclaimed that the conditions in the UAE will suit his style of bowling and batting, over other conditions. The Australian all-rounder also stated that his varied skill set, including bowling in the death overs, will push his selection.
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