IPL 2021: Rohit Sharma will probably be seeking to lead Mumbai Indians to their sixth IPL title.© BCCI/IPL
Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Rohit Sharma will probably be seeking to make historical past in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 by changing into the primary captain to win the trophy thrice in a row. The precise-handed opener has been coaching laborious forward of the season-opener on April 9, and is predicted to play a key position in a star-studded MI staff. On Wednesday, MI teased at what was to return from the explosive batsman on Instagram with a clip of Rohit Sharma nailing his trademark pull shot within the nets.
Rohit Sharma is essentially the most profitable captain within the historical past of the IPL, having led Mumbai Indians to a file 5 titles. Chennai Tremendous Kings have the following finest trophy cupboard, with three.
In IPL 2020, Rohit Sharma scored 332 runs from 12 video games as MI dominated the season within the United Arab Emirates.
Regardless of not having essentially the most prolific of seasons, Rohit scored a positive half-century within the remaining in opposition to Delhi Capitals as Mumbai clinched the title.
Mumbai Indians will kick off their marketing campaign with the season-opener in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, IPL 2021 will probably be performed throughout six cities and all matches will probably be performed at impartial venues.
The six venues are Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad.