The Mumbai Indians are the most consistent and successful franchise in the history of the IPL. Mumbai Indians led by the hitman Rohit Sharma has won the title a record five times. Mumbai Indians in IPL 2022 will not mind winning the title again as far as their team strength is considered.
Things will get tight for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2022 with a couple of teams added to the tournament. In this article, we will take a look at three teams that can put up a tough fight with Mumbai Indians in IPL 2022.
Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians in IPL 2022
The rivalry between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians is known to even kids. Their rivalry is one of the greatest in IPL history. Considering the team strength and the title history, both teams prove themselves as equal or maybe even better in certain scenarios.
Both the franchises met twice and won one game each in the previous edition of the IPL. MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings purchased some of their legends back in the IPL 2022 mega auction. CSK called back the likes of Robin Uthappa, Deepak Chahar, and Ambati Rayudu.
CSK is certainly capable of posing threat to Mumbai Indians in IPL 2022. Fans will witness the rivalry once again this season as they fight on the pitch.
Chennai Super Kings Squad
MS Dhoni (captain), Moeen Ali, Dwayne Bravo, Shivam Dube, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ravindra Jadeja, Ambati Rayudu Maheesh Theekshana, Robin Uthappa, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Tushar Deshpande, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Simarjeet Singh, Devon Conway, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Mukesh Choudhary, Prashant Solanki, C Hari Nishaanth, Adam Milne, Subhranshu Senapati, N Jagadeesan, Chris Jordan, K Bhagath Varma.
Lucknow Super Giants and Mumbai Indians in IPL 2022
The Lucknow Super Giants is one of the two franchises that are newly added into the lucrative tournament. They will be making their debut in the 2022 edition of the IPL. The side that is led by KL Rahul has made a strong impact in the IPL 2022 mega auction.
The team consists of the likes of Marcus Stoinis, Quinton De Kock, Jason Holder, Kyle Mayers, Krunal Pandya, and Evin Lewis are some players that can change the game in a jiffy. Apart from the experienced players, they have also got youngbloods like Ravi Bishnoi and Avesh Khan.
Nevertheless, the Lucknow Super Giants will pose a huge threat alongside CSK to Mumbai Indians in IPL 2022. Rohit Sharma will be preparing their artilleries against Lucknow Super Giants ahead of IPL.
Lucknow Super Giants Squad
KL Rahul (Captain), Ravi Bishnoi, Marcus Stoinis, Deepak Hooda, Jason Holder, Manish Pandey, Quinton de Kock, Krunal Pandya, Mark Wood, Kyle Mayers, Karan Sharma, Evin Lewis, Mayank Yadav, B Sai Sudarshan, Krishnappa Gowtham, Dushmanta Chameera, Shahbaz Nadeem, Avesh Khan, Ankit Singh Rajpoot, Manan Vohra, Mohsin Khan, Ayush Badoni.
Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians in IPL 2022
Royal challengers Bangalore have emerged as a force to reckon with in the recent history of the Indian Premier League. The Challengers have strengthened their squad in the IPL 2022 mega auction. Under the captaincy of Faf du Plessis, they will be putting up a strong fight with the Mumbai Indians in IPL 2022.
The likes of Virat Kohli, Josh Hazlewood, Dinesh Karthik, Glenn Maxwell, and Jason Behrendorff are such players who can give a tough fight to Mumbai Indians in the upcoming IPL.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad
Faf du Plessis (captain), Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Karthik, Josh Hazlewood, Shahbaz Ahamad, Anuj Rawat, Suyash Prabhudessai, Chama Milind, Aneeshwar Gautam, Karn Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, Luvnith Sisodia, David Willey, Akash Deep, Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Sherfane Rutherford, Jason Behrendorff.