The IPL 2020 will start on September 19. Mumbai will face CSK only in the opening match of the tournament. Prior to this match, former cricketer and commentator Akash Chopra has chosen the playing XI of Mumbai Indians. Akash Chopra has retained Rohit Sharma and African batsman Quinton de Kock as the opener in his playing XI.
Akash Chopra believes that these two players can give the team a stormy start. Ishan Kishan has been retained for number three. According to him, the star batsman for number 4 is Suryakumar Yadav. Akash Chopra wants to keep all-rounder Kieron Pollard at number 5 in the team. Akash Chopra has given more space to the all-rounder in his team.
He has placed Hardik Pandya at number 6, Krunal Pandya at number seven and Nathan Kuplter Nile at number 8. He has included Jasprit Bumrah as a fast bowler, Trent Boult and Rahul Chahar as a spinner. Let us know that Mumbai is the defending winner in the Indian League and this time she will go down to defend the title.
Mumbai Indians have won the title 4 times in the history of the league so far. This time he will have his eyes on the fifth title. Mumbai will be up against Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led CSK in the first match and therefore it may face a tough challenge. Before the start of the tournament, Rohit’s team is also sweating heavily on the field and is working to finalize its preparations.
Akash Chopra’s chosen playing XI of Mumbai
Rohit Sharma (captain), Quinton Dickock (wicketkeeper), Ishaan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Kirron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter Nile, Jaspreet Bumrah, Trent Boult and Rahul Chahar