Srinagar, Febuary 12: The cash rich Mumbai Indians were at its usual best on the first day of the IPL Auction 2022 in Bengaluru by bagging only four players but the expensive one too.
Having let gone of big-name players in the Pandya brothers, Trent Boult and Quinton de Kock among many others, Mumbai managed to reclaim their star wicketkeeper-batsman in Ishan Kishan for a colossal amount of INR 15.25 crore making the youngster the second-most costliest Indian player in IPL auction history after Yuvraj Singh and fourth-most overall.
Mumbai Indians Squad
Retained Players – Rohit Sharma (INR 16 Crore), Jasprit Bumrah (INR 12 Crore), Suryakumar Yadav (INR 8 Crore) and Kieron Pollard (INR 6 Crore)
Players Bought – Ishan Kishan (INR 15.25 Crore), Dewald Brevis (INR 3 Crore), Basil Thampi (30 lakh), and Murugan Ashwin (1.60 crore)
Purse Remaining – INR 27.35 Crore
Player Slots Remaining – 17
Overseas Slots Remaining – 6