#IPL2019Auction: After DC, now MI ask fans for suggestions
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 auction is set to be held in Jaipur on December 18. Teams were seen retaining most of their core apart from releasing many names in the IPL trade window last month. After Delhi Capitals, now Mumbai Indians have asked fans for suggestions for the auction. MI go into the auction needing to strengthen pace bowling options.
MI finished 5th last season
As the auction is nearing, several IPL teams in need of reinforcements, are gearing up for a blockbuster day on December 18. MI finished fifth in the points table last year. Rohit Sharma's side had won six from 14 games. Three-time IPL champions MI, will be hoping to have a sound auction and invest wisely to go for the trophy once again.
How did the IPL trade window go for MI?
Mumbai Indians released as many as ten players. Mumbai retained their core and one would feel they were smart about their decision making. The biggest decision was to release four foreign stars, which included three bowlers. MI got in RCB's wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock, which looks like a risky decision. They now need to get in bowlers to strengthen the side,
MI have a salary cap of Rs. 11.15 crore
MI have a salary cap of Rs. 11.15 crore at their disposal. The franchise can purchase a total of 7 players in the auction. Out of these 7 slots, they can go for six Indian players and one foreigner. Therefore, an interesting window awaits the team. Fans were asked on Twitter with the question, 'Who should hop on to the bus'?