Mumbai Indians (MI) are another side that will look for a major reworking © IANS
Mumbai Indians (MI) are another side that will look for a major reworking © IANS

Hello and welcome to Cricketcountry’s coverage of the IPL 2015 Auction for Mumbai Indians. Catch all the live updates for the team’s action in the auction. ANALYSIS Mumbai Indians in IPL Player Auction 2015: Major purchases with hopes of 2nd title victory

Mumbai Indians (MI) are another side that will look for a major reworking. The experience of Kallis could come in handy for what is largely a young side. Alternately, they could try to rope in the likes of Pietersen or Taylor. IPL 2015 Player Auction Live Updates

Mumbai retained a total of five players during the 2014 mega auctions in the form of Rohit Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Ambati Rayudu, Kieron Pollard and Lasith Malinga. 16 more players were bough during the auctions as they strengthened their team to 21 players as they finished fourth in the season.

Finally, after going through an interesting auction ceremony, Mumbai Indians have managed to buy 10 players, with Aaron Finch being the valuable player for Rs. 3.20 crore. The other likes of Pragyan Ojha, Abhimanyu Mithun, Mitchell McClenaghan (NZ), Aiden Blizzard (Aus) and others were also bought by them. Read: Mumbai Indian’s top 2015 purchase for 2nd IPL title

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Following are the players bought by Mumbai Indians (MI) in IPL 2015 Auction:

Players

Base Price

Selling Price

Playing Role

Country

 Aaron Finch  Rs. 1,00,00,000  Rs. 3,20,00,000  Batsman  Australia
Pragyan Ojha  Rs. 50,00,000 Rs. 50,00,000  Bowler  India
 Mitchell McClenaghan Rs. 30,00,000 Rs. 30,00,000 Bowler  New Zealand
 Akshay Wakhare Rs. 10,00,000 Rs. 10,00,000  Bowler  India
Nitish Rana  Rs. 10,00,000 Rs. 10,00,000 Batsman India
 Siddhesh Lad Rs. 10,00,000  Rs. 10,00,000 Batsman India
 J Suchith Rs. 10,00,000 Rs. 10,00,000 Batsman India
 Hardik Pandya Rs. 10,00,000  Rs. 10,00,000 Batsman India
 Abhimanyu Mithun Rs. 30,00,000 Rs. 30,00,000 Bowler  India
 Aiden Blizzard Rs. 30,00,000 Rs. 30,00,000 Batsman  Australia

Players retained by Mumbai Indians (MI) for IPL 8

Name Role Country
Rohit Sharma Batsman India
Aditya Tare Wicket Keeper/Batsman India
Ambati Rayudu Batsman India
Corey Anderson All-rounder New Zealand
Harbhajan Singh Bowler India
Jasprit Bumrah Bowler India
Josh Hazlewood Bowler Australia
Kieron Pollard All-roundder West Indies
Lasith Malinga Bowler Sri Lanka
Marchant de Lange Bowler South Africa
Pawan Suyal Bowler India
Shreyas Gopal Bowler India
Lendl Simmons Batsman West Indies
Unmukt Chand Batsman India
Vinay Kumar Bowler India
Parthiv Patel Wicket Keeper/Batsman India

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The 2015 IPL auction is all set to take place in Bangalore on Monday for the upcoming season this year, which will be the eighth edition of the cash-rich league. Around 200 players are expected to go through the auctions with the eight franchises to battle it out with their funds. Delhi Daredevils will be the team to watch out for as they have released most of their players and look to rebuild their team in wake of the dismal performance last season, thus finishing at the bottom of the table.