Three time Indian Premier league champions Mumbai Indians unveils their new jersey for the 2019 edition of the cash rich league. Mumbai Indians shared a video from their official Twitter handle where they said, “The Blue and Gold legacy continues to shine, Paltan, here's the official MI kit for #VIVOIPL 2019.” The new kit has retained their blue and gold color with change of patterns.
In another video posted by Mumbai Indians on their Twitter account, featuring skipper Rohit Sharma, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah, they are talking about new year, new attitude and new avatar for 2019 IPL. Mumbai Indians won the coveted trophy thrice, once in 2013, another in 2015 and 2017. Mumbai Indians have also won the Champions League T20 twice – 2011 and 2013.
New season, new avatar👌🏻— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) February 24, 2019
Watch @ImRo45, @Jaspritbumrah93, @hardikpandya7 and @krunalpandya24 in the all-new MI kit today 👕🧢💙
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📺: @StarSportsIndia 1 Hindi and SS 1 HD Hindi#CricketMeriJaan pic.twitter.com/iPD5O0htyB
Mumbai Indians had retained their core group of 18 players and have also bought veteran Lasith Malinga and Yuvraj Singh. Mumbai Indians will open their IPL 2019 campaign on March 24 against Delhi Capitals at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai.
Retained players: Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Mayank Markande, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare, Quinton de Kock, Kieron Pollard, Ben Cutting, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, Jason Behrendorff
Players added: Lasith Malinga (Rs 2 crore), Yuvraj Singh (Rs 1 crore), Anmolpreet Singh (Rs 80 lakh), Barinder Sran (Rs 3.40 crore), Pankaj Jaiswal (Rs 20 lakh), Rasikh Dar (Rs 20 lakh).
Released players: Saurabh Tiwary, Pradeep Sangwan, Mohsin Khan, MD Nidheesh, Sharad Lumba, Tajinder Singh Dhillon, JP Duminy, Pat Cummins, Mustafizur Rahman, Akila Dananjaya