Mumbai Indians are one of the most successful franchises in this exciting league. Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance owns it. Apart from cricket, the franchise is engaged in many social organizations. They even sponsor poor children in their studies and well-being. In IPL 2023, they are placed in the fourth position in the points table. Let’s discuss the top 10 Mumbai Indian foreign bowlers with the most wickets.
1. Lasith Malinga
Lasith Malinga is the legendary bowler of the Sri Lankan national side. He used to be the prime bowler of his time. He is known for his weird bowling action, and batters often find it difficult to judge his deliveries. With this technique, he took his wickets to legendary batters like Sachin, Ricky, etc. After his retirement, he was involved in a coaching career. His indulgence with Mumbai Indians was both as a player and coach.
2. Kieron Pollard
Kieron Pollard is our next player of discussion. He is the former skipper of the Caribbean National side. He has represented in 50 over and 20 over formats of cricket. According to the reputation of the West Indies player, he is also used as the hard-hitting option in the playing XI. Apart from the batting skills, he is a bowler too who bowls some over in between and provides necessary breakthroughs. He is used as a proper all-rounder in the team. He has retired from all forms of cricket and is serving as the batting coach of the MI franchise.
3. Mitchell McClenaghan
Mitchell is a New Zealand pace bowler who often shows his presence in the three formats of the games. He refined himself to bowl more precisely. In the Indian Premier League, he has been bought by MI camp. He has represented many games for this franchise. He is not included in the central contract of New Zealand.
4. Trent Boult
Trent Boult is the left-arm pacer who often opens the inning. He is one of the prime bowlers of the Kiwis. But recently, he has been out of the central contract of New Zealand. He has been one of the crucial bowlers in all three formats. He has been a threat to the top-order batters of India as they always struggle in front of him. MI initially bought him.
5. Mitchell Johnson
Mitchel Johnson is the next player of discussion. He is a mighty Australian bowler. He is known for his pace and lethal deliveries. He is also an expert in sledding while bowling. He is one of the essential prime bowlers of his time. Later in his career, he improved his batting skills. At last, he played some crucial knocks lower down the order. In Indian Premier League, he has been that impactful for his franchise.
6. Dwayne Bravo
Dwayne Bravo has been a great bowler from West Indies. He is jolly and always entertains the crowd and even team members. He later on, was used as a specialist death bowler. His special deliveries are a slow bowler and wide ball Yorkers. He bowls and completes with the best economy possible. Currently, he is training under the trained bowler unit of Chennai Super Kings.
7. Nathan Coulter-Nile
Nathan Coulter-Nile is another Australian cricketer playing for MI Franchise. He is a tall guy who bowls bouncers efficiently. He often leads his innings for his team and bowls at a good economy. He played for many years for MI, after which Mumbai Indians released him. He was later indulged in a coaching career.
8. Dilhara Fernando
Dilhara Fernando is the Sri Lankan pace bowler who played for Mumbai Indians. He has played for three years in MI. He was even included in the 2011 world cup team. He has played 40 test matches and 147 one-day matches. He had a bowling average of 37 and 30 in respective formats.
9. Jason Behrendorff
Jason is a pace bowler hailing from the mighty Australian cricket team. He is a tall guy who bowls at a good pace. He is economical while bowling too. He has been three format players for his national side. After some years of experience in international matches, he was selected for this competitive league. Mumbai Indians invested in him, and now he is leading the bowling lineup of the team.
10. Tim Southee
Tim Southee is the last player in our discussion. He is a New Zealand player representing his national side for a long time. He has played under 19 for New Zealand. He has played under 19 tournaments with Virat Kohli. If we discuss his participation in the Indian Premier League, he has participated in many teams like Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore, etc. He is often used as a death bowling option and leads his team’s bowling attack.