There have been many such instances in the past, when big players have gone unsold in the IPL auctions, despite the form on their side.
Pandya had done well in domestic cricket but it was the scouting team from MI that helped him earn an IPL contract and now, he’s one of the most important members of the side.
Rohit won the Asia Cup 2018 while leading India and has also triumphed in 2018 Nidahas T20 tri-series.
Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings have been the most successful teams in the tournament’s history as both the teams share 7 IPL trophies between themselves.
From Rohit Sharma to Harbhajan Singh, here we form the best combined XI of MI and CSK for the decade.
Mumbai Indians- the franchise led by Rohit Sharma will be gunning for another successful season this year.
Be it Indian or overseas players, MI have one of the best team management and scouts.
MI is the only side in the history of the T20 tournament to have lifted the trophy on four occasions - 2013, 2015, 2017, and 2019.
Australia, New Zealand and England's players might miss the first couple of games of the season now.
To be fair, the eight teams in the competition are looking equally balanced for the first time in so many years.