Mumbai Indians have acquired six players at the Indian Premier League auction for the 2019. It is the last pick at Jaipur on Tuesday that brings in the most media value to the franchisee besides enriching the team with his class and experience.
Mumbai Indians have got a good bargain in acquiring Yuvraj for his base price of ₹ 1 crore after the India and Punjab all-rounded had failed to find a bidder in the first round. The seasoned pro has been trending uninterruptedly ever since the Mumbai Indians agreed to pick him for the reduced base price.
Yuvraj yet against took the centre stage as the IPL Mumbai franchisee released their new-look squad in the official Blue and Golden jerseys. As Mumbai Indians icons Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit Sharma welcomed T20 crickets biggest icon, Mumbai Indians took to twitter for sharing the joy of “having the moment they have been waiting for”.
The moment we’ve all been waiting for!
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) December 19, 2018
The Mumbai Indians shortly after the auction have updated their social media profiles with the new Blue and Golden brigade.
Yuvraj with is presence also brings in tremendous media and commercial value for the franchisee. He remains team sponsors’ first choice for their IPL campaigns. He adds an additional value to the dressing room with his immense experience and positive attitude to energise the teammates. Team owner Akash Ambani had no qualms in admitting that they did not expect to get Yuvraj for his base price of ₹ 1 crore.
🚨 NEW SIGNING 🚨
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) December 18, 2018
The star cricketer on his part is looking forward to the seasons ahead. Yuvraj just did not have to prove Mumbai Indians team management right, he also has to prove many a people wrong and dismiss many notions and relive his glorious past even in the twilight years of what once has been an exemplary journey.