Wednesday, August 24, 2011
| News from the Camp
The MI management announced the squad for the upcoming Champions League T20, 2011 on August 18, 2011. The selection represents a lethal combination of experienced (read: some of the best cricketing names) and upcoming (read: explosive) cricketers who, together, comprise a very strong squad, raring to take on the best T20 teams in the world.
In the batting department, MI has the incredible fire power of Kieron Pollard, Aiden Blizzard and Davy Jacobs (from the International circuit), as well as Ambati Rayudu, T. Suman and Suryakumar Yadav (from the domestic circuit) to complement the craftsmanship of Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit Sharma. The bowling, led by Bhajji, Malinga and Munaf, can also play havoc in the opposition camps, with spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Ali Murtaza thrown in for good measure.
All-rounders like James Franklin, Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard and Harbhajan Singh are all well known to up the ante in crunch T20 games and MI fans will be looking up to their favorite players to burn the field.
Team: Sachin Tendulkar (Captain), Harbhajan Singh, Rohit Sharma, Munaf Patel, Kieron Pollard, Aiden Blizzard, Davy Jacobs, Lasith Malinga, James Franklin, Ambati Rayudu, T. Suman, Dhawal Kulkarni, Ali Murtaza, Yuzvendra Chahal, Suryakumar Yadav.