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 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. Jasprit Bumrah
As per the traditions, Mumbai Indians pick up a big name for their team. Jasprit Bumrah is one of the prime bowlers of the Indian cricket team. He was selected as a young player. Eventually, he improved his skills, gave many best performances in the IPL, and finally got selected for the Indian Cricket team. Till now, he participated in many cricketing tournaments. He is suffering from injury and is not playing IPL or significant games.
3. Harbhajan Singh
Harbhajan Singh is a great player from the Punjab division. He has brought many laurels for Team India as well as for individuals. He is one of the spinners who was included both in 2007 and 2011 world cup. Though playing well in the world cup, the selectors dropped him from the national side. But his absence from international cricket continued his interest in playing cricket. He continued to play in the IPL. He ended his IPL career with the Chennai Super Kings franchise.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. Krunal Pandya
Krunal is one of the Pandya brothers who represented the Mumbai Indians franchise. He is a left-handed spin-bowling all-rounder. He and Hardik have to go miles away to practice cricket. Later both brothers were signed by MI and the Indian team as well. He is playing for LSG and leading the team without KL Rahul.
7. Hardik Pandya
Hardik is the younger brother of the Pandya brothers. He is married to Natasa Stankovic. He became one of the prime all-rounders for the Men in Blue. He also led his team, Gujarat Titans, to a maiden title win in the first season. He is a right-handed fast bowling all-rounder. He has represented all formats but now means only limited overs. Nowadays, he has limited his bowling spells to avoid any injury. He has been foreseen as the future captain of Team India.
8. Rahul Chahar
Rahul Chahar is another spinner on our list. He is the younger one of the Chahar brothers. His brother is Deepak Chahar, who also played many matches for India in the white ball format. They were picked up by the respective franchise of their Ranji performance. Both of them debuted for the national side at a young age. He, like his brother, is a developing all-rounder for the Indian Cricket team. He has played many matches for Mumbai and then shifted to another franchise.
9. Pragyan Ojha
Pragyan Ojha is one of the rare players who represented the Indian Cricket team from the state of Odisha. He played for the Indian cricket team for long years. He has been a brilliant right-hand off-spin bowler. He used to bat down the order. He played red ball format more than white ball format. In Indian Premier League, he played for many franchises. This included Sunrises Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians.
10. 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.