IPL 2021: Mumbai Indian’s Kieron Pollard lands in UAE, will be available for 1st game vs Dhoni’s CSK

IPL 2021: Mumbai Indian's Kieron Pollard lands in UAE, will be available for 1st game vs Dhoni's CSK
IPL 2021: Mumbai Indian's Kieron Pollard lands in UAE, will be available for 1st game vs Dhoni's CSK

IPL 2021 – CSK vs MI: Mumbai Indian’s Kieron Pollard lands in UAE to join MI squad after serving 2 days quarantine – Mumbai Indians star all-rounder Kieron Pollard landed in UAE ahead of the IPL 2021 phase 2. Pollard was leading the Trinbago Knight Riders team in CPL 2021. Four-time champions TKR reached the semi-finals in CPL 2021 phase 2. Kieron Pollard will join the MI squad after completing a two-days mandatory quarantine period. Good news is that Pollard will be available for 1st match on Sunday vs MS Dhoni led Chennai Super Kings – Follow InsideSport.co for all Latest on IPL 2021

IPL 2021: Mumbai Indian’s Kieron Pollard lands in UAE, will be available for 1st game vs Dhoni’s CSK

“𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐁𝐈𝐆 𝐌𝐀𝐍 𝐈𝐒 𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐄 And with that our #OneFamily is now all under one roof Goodnight, Paltan  #MumbaiIndians #IPL2021 @KieronPollard55,” MI wrote in the caption of Pollard’s photos. 

IPL 2021 – CSK vs MI: BCCI cleared the air on the quarantine process for players joining IPL bio-bubble from CPL 2021 and SL vs SA series. Both sets of players coming from the CPL and SL vs SA series are just serving two-day quarantine.

This means Pollard who is crucial cog in the wheel of Mumbai Indians team – will be available for the opening game vs CSK.

Kieron Pollard in IPL 2021 

Matches – 7

Runs – 168

SR – 171.42

50s – 1

Mumbai Indians chances of qualifying

Defending champions are currently at 4th place with 4 victories and 3 defeats in 7 matches. Despite a shaky start at the beginning, MI bounced back in the latter half of IPL Phase 1 in India. The Rohit Sharma-led side, who has won the IPL title record 5 times will have to start Phase 2 with a bang and any slip up could cost them dearly. MI has to face, Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Delhi Capitals (DC), Rajasthan Royals (RR), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), and Punjab Kings (PBKS).

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IPL 2021 Teams Points Table

Sno Team Pld Won Lost Net RR Pts
1  Delhi Capitals 8 6 2 0.547 12
2  Chennai Super Kings 7 5 2 1.263 10
3  Royal Challengers Bangalore 7 5 2 -0.171 10
4  Mumbai Indians 7 4 3 0.062 8
5  Rajasthan Royals 7 3 4 -0.19 6
6  Punjab Kings 8 3 5 -0.368 6
7  Kolkata Knight Riders 7 2 5 -0.494 4
8  Sunrisers Hyderabad 7 1 6 -0.623 2

Also read: IPL 2021 teams- CSK, RCB, SRH, MI, RR, KKR, DC & PKBS Phase 2 Schedule: Dates, timings, venues all you need to know

MI’s schedule

Date Match Venue Time
19-09-2021 Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Dubai 7:30 PM

23-09-2021 Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders Abu Dhabi 7:30 PM
26-09-2021 Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Dubai 7:30 PM
28-09-2021 Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings Abu Dhabi 7:30 PM
02-10-2021 Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals Sharjah 3:30 PM
05-10-2021 Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Sharjah 7:30 PM
08-10-2021 Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Abu Dhabi 7:30 PM

 

Also read: IPL 2021 Replacements: From Punjab Kings to RCB, check team-wise player replacements for IPL 2021 Phase 2

Mumbai Indians Squad

Rohit Sharma (c), Adam Milne, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Arjun Tendulkar, Chris Lynn, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, James Neesham, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Marco Jansen, Mohsin Khan, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, Quinton De Kock, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwary, Suryakumar Yadav, Trent Boult, Yudhvir Singh.