The Cricketing world is eagerly waiting for the 2018 edition of Indian Premier League (IPL). The edition would be totally different as the Popular teams like CSK and RR are making a comeback to the league after 2 years of ban. The build up to the 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League has already begun. As per the recent Reports, Mumbai Indian will not retain the death over specialist Jasprit Bumrah.
A franchise can retain a maximum of three players and Mumbai Indians Captain Rohit Sharma is an automatic selection. But who are the other two Indians ? Mumbai Indians are keen on retaining Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya.
“Skipper Rohit Sharma is an automatic retention having led the team to three IPL titles. Hardik Pandya is one of the big match-winners and the interesting third retention would be Krunal Pandya. Krunal being an uncapped Indian can be retained for only Rs 3 crore instead of Rs 7 crore for third capped player. Also Krunal was an exceptional performer last year,” a senior BCCI official in the know of things quoted as per the reports in India Today.
“MI has been the biggest advocate of five retentions. These five are their core group of match winners and it will be surprising if they deviate from this strategy,” the official added further.