Another interesting purchase from the Mumbai Indians was Lasith Malinga. The Sri Lankan veteran, who was part of the team as a mentor in the previous edition, was yet again brought in as a player for the base price of Rs 2 crore.
Anmolpreet Singh, Barinder Sran, Pankaj Jaiswal were the other buys youngster Rasikh Dar stole the limelight. The 17-year-old prodigy from Jammu and Kashmir was bought by the franchise of the base price of Rs 20 lakhs.
Retained players: Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Mayank Markande, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare, Quinton de Kock, Kieron Pollard, Ben Cutting, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, Jason Behrendorff
Released players: Saurabh Tiwary, Pradeep Sangwan, Mohsin Khan, MD Nidheesh, Sharad Lumba, Tajinder Singh Dhillon, JP Duminy, Pat Cummins, Mustafizur Rahman, Akila Dananjaya
Players added: Lasith Malinga, Yuvraj Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Barinder Sran, Pankaj Jaiswal, Rasikh Dar.