Mumbai is the most successful franchise in the Indian T20 League history. They have won the Indian T20 League title five times already. Mumbai has often been known for its out-of-the-box thinking in the Indian T20 League auctions. The franchise is not often seen going randomly behind big names, spending hefty amounts.
Mumbai generally looks to go after players who would perfectly fit into their squads. They generally put up a squad with a brilliant mixture of experience and youth. Here, we will take a look at the top six most expensive buys of Mumbai in the Indian T20 League auctions.
6. Jofra Archer (INR 8 Cr)
Jofra Archer will not be available for the Indian T20 League 2022. But this did not deter the Mumbai team from bidding heavily for the star English pacer. Mumbai engaged in an intense bidding war with Rajasthan and Hyderabad to pick up Archer for a price of INR 8 Cr.
Mumbai franchise owner Akash Ambani stated this buy as a ‘future investment’. In a recent conversation, Archer revealed that he will be available to play for Mumbai in the next season in 2023. The Mumbai fans will be eagerly waiting for Jasprit Bumrah and Jofra Archer to team up and wreak havoc on the opposition.