The Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper, Rohit Sharma on Monday rejoined the franchise ahead of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. Recently, India defeated England in the third ODI by seven runs on Sunday to win the three-match series 2-1. Rohit, India’s deputy skipper, was in tremendous form during the England series (Test, T20I, ODI) and has now joined the Mumbai Indians squad for the upcoming IPL.
The official Twitter handle of Mumbai Indians posted a video in which Rohit can be seen joined the squad in Mumbai. Earlier in the day, Hardik and Krunal Pandya, and Suryakumar Yadav linked up with the Mumbai Indians squad.
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In a video post by MI on Twitter, Suryakumar Yadav said, “Firstly really happy and very proud to represent India. It was always my dream to play for the country. It feels great and I was really happy to be part of such an amazing unit. And now, that role is over and I am back to my Mumbai Indians family. Looking ahead to unbelievable times ahead.”
The IPL 2021 is scheduled to be commencing on April 9 and in the tournament opener, defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) locking horns with the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
In the three ODIs against England, Rohit scored 90 runs. Suryakumar made his international debut for India in the T20I series against England and went on to play two quality knocks in the fourth and fifth T20Is.
Suryakumar was also picked in the ODI squad, but he did not get a game. Hardik played a knock of 64 runs in the third ODI, while Krunal scored a half-century on his ODI debut in the first match of the three-game series.