Mumbai has announced the players for its team Mumbai Emirates for the first edition of the T20 league to be held in the UAE. Apart from the players of Mumbai Indians, some new players have also been included in this team. The biggest and new name among these players is Trent Boult.
Let us tell you that recently after their request of Bolt, the New Zealand Cricket Board had thrown him out of the central contract. Apart from Bolt, Caribbean players have been given preference in this team. Besides Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo in the team, names like the dependable Nicholas Pooran will be seen in blue and golden jerseys.
On this occasion, Akash Ambani said, “I am thrilled to see a group of 14 energetic players who will be a part of our One Family and represent ‘Mi Emirates’. I am happy to have one of our key players, Kieron. Pollard is joining the MI Emirates, with former Mumbai Indians players Dwayne Bravo, Trent Boult and Nicholas Pooran joining us again.
Welcome to all Mi Emirates players. MI is known to strike a balance between experience and young talent, to bring out the players’ true potential and help us play like MI, for which we are popular with fans. Apart from former MI players, the MI Emirates team also includes new young players representing many countries. UAE local players will also be added to the team shortly.
Players Inducted into the MI Emirates
1) Kieron Pollard – West Indies
2) Dwayne Bravo – West Indies
3) Nicholas Pooran – West Indies
4) Trent Boult – New Zealand
5) Andre Fletcher – West Indies
6) Imran Tahir – South Africa
7) Samit Patel – England
8) Will Smeed – England
9) Jordan Thompson – England
10) Najibullah Zadran – Afghanistan
11) Zaheer Khan – Afghanistan
12) Fazalhaq Farooqi – Afghanistan
13) Bradley Wheel – Scotland
14) Bas de Leede – Netherlands
Recently, Mumbai Indians unveiled the name of their team, ‘MI Emirates’ and ‘MI Cape Town’ for the T20 league to be held in South Africa.