IPL 2021: Rohit Sharma joins MI squad, Mumbai Indians will now leave for Chennai

As another bubble is ongoing due to IPL 2021, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Thursday spoke about the positives of bio-bubble

IPL 2021: Rohit Sharma joins MI squad: Skipper Rohit Sharma on Monday arrived here to join the Mumbai Indians squad for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.

India defeated England in the third ODI by seven runs on Sunday to clinch the three-match series 2-1. Rohit, the India vice-captain, was in tremendous form during the England series (Test, T20I, ODI) and has now joined the Mumbai Indians squad for the upcoming IPL. The official Twitter handle of Mumbai Indians posted a video in which Rohit can be seen arriving in Mumbai.

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Earlier in the day, Pandya brothers (Hardik and Krunal), and Suryakumar Yadav linked up with the Mumbai Indians squad.

“Firstly really happy and very proud to represent India. It was always my dream to play for the country. It feels great and I was really happy to be part of such an amazing unit. And now, that role is over and I am back to my Mumbai Indians family. Looking ahead to unbelievable times ahead,” said Suryakumar in a video posted on the official Twitter handle of Mumbai Indians.

IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians to shift training base to Chennai

With everyone in, the defending champions will now shift to Chennai to begin training. The Rohit Sharma-led side will be Royal Challenger Bangalore (RCB) for the season opener at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

IPL 2021 Mumbai Indians squad:

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