Mumbai Indians, IPL 2019: Jaspreet Bumrah and Lasith Malinga are a hit in IPL and in such a situation, the team may have to suffer loss due to their absence from the initial match.
Mumbai Indians, Lasith Malinga: Mumbai Indians pace bowler and Sri Lankan captain Lasith Malinga will not take part in this season’s initial six IPL matches. According to the report of Cricinfo, Malinga has made this decision with the goal of making the place in the World Cup team. With this, Malinga also said that he should retire from cricket. After losing the second Twenty20 to South Africa, Malinga said that he will retire from ODIs after the 2019 World Cup. At the same time he would like to play T-20 format for a year. Malinga wants to retire the 2020 T20 World Cup from Sri Lanka. Talking to the Mumbai Indians, Malinga is a very important player of the team. The pair of Jaspreet Bumrah and Lasith Malinga have been hit in the IPL and in such a situation, the team may have to suffer loss due to their absence from the initial match. Mumbai have to play their first match on this Sunday at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday, March 24.
Rohit Sharma leads the franchisee team, whose highest demands are in eight teams, so that the owners of the team expect to reach their final or win a trophy. Mumbai Indians have won three IPL titles but they will be under pressure from the fourth title, and they will also look at the workload of Hardink Pandya and Jaspreet Bumrah. The Mumbai Indians captain has announced his decision to start the innings in all the matches. Legendary leg-spinner Anil Kumble had advised the star batsman to continue the innings in the entire tournament.
Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara and New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris endorsed the decision to open the innings for the Mumbai Indians in the 12th Indian Premier League, starting Saturday. Asked about this, Sangakkara said, “I think he (Rohit) should start the innings, there is no doubt in it.