He was named in the India U19 squad for the tour of England and soon after banned by the BCCI.
MI produced a team effort against the RCB both in the batting and bowling departments to register their first win.
The youngster looks set to get more opportunities this season.
Jasprit Bumrah took part in the practice session and could be playing at Bengaluru.
Salam was able to handle the building pressure as well in the opening fixture for Mumbai Indians.
The teenager performed well for his state in the Vijay Hazare Trophy
Irfan Pathan shifted his base from Baroda to Jammu and Kashmir this season and has been mentoring the team while also featuring as a player.
The franchise has the knack of discovering prodigious talents, one of them is Jasprit Bumrah.