IPL 2024 MI plans to come back Hardik for All-Cash Trade, says Report


IPL 2024 MI plans to come back Hardik, he started his IPL career at Mumbai Indians from 2015 to 2021, and during that time Mumbai Indians won five IPL trophies. In 2022, Pandya joined the Gujarat Titans and secured victory in the IPL inaugural season. Additionally, they emerged as the runners-up in the 2023 IPL final.

IPL 2024 MI plans to come back Hardik
IPL 2024 MI plans to come back Hardik


IPL 2024 MI plans to come back Hardik

The Indian Premier League (IPL) auction 2024 17th season is set to take place on December 19, 2023, in Dubai. Franchises from various regions of the country engage in competition to secure the services of the world’s best cricketers.

As per ESPNCricinfo report, Hardik Pandya is set to leave Gujarat Titans in the IPL league 2024 and return to Mumbai Indians. This move will be an all-cash trade which means no player moving in return.

Hardik Pandya is set to rejoin his former franchise, Mumbai Indians (MI), ahead of the scheduled IPL 2024 auction in December. it will be an all-cash trade means Mumbai Indians will cover entire Hardik’s salary along with an undisclosed transfer fee to Gujarat Titans (GT). Additionally, there is a possibility that Hardik may receive 50% of the transfer fee.

“Yes, I can verify that there have been discussions about Hardik’s potential move to MI. There is a chance he might switch teams, but at present, no further details can be confirmed as the deal has not been finalized,” said an IPL source to the PTI news agency.

Pandya led Gujarat Titans to consecutive IPL finals, securing the trophy in their debut season in 2022, and became runners-up in 2023 after losing the match with Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

After the last auction, MI had only Rs. 0.05 crore remaining in their purse. To receive an additional Rs 5 crore for the upcoming auction, Mumbai Indians will have to release some players in order to back Hardik Pandya. Pandya began his IPL career with Mumbai Indians in 2015, and various media reports indicate a possible comeback to the team in the upcoming IPL season. Mumbai Indians are reportedly willing to invest ₹15 crore to bring Pandya back into the squad.

Mumbai Indians (MI) – List of Players Released

Jaydev Unadkat

Ishaan Kishan

Murugan Ashwin

Riley Meredith

Piyush Chawla

Sandeep Warrier

Mumbai Indians (MI) IPL trophy List

Five times IPL trophy winner – 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020

During Hardik Pandya’s journey with Mumbai Indians (MI), Mi won four IPL final trophies under the iconic Rohit Sharma captainship in 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020. In the 2022 season, Hardik emerged as the top run-scorer and secured the IPL Player of the Match award in the final against Rajasthan Royals.

Important Aspects of the IPL Trade Window:

The IPL trade window facilitates the transfer of players between franchises ahead of the tournament.

The ultimate authority to approve or reject trades lies with the IPL governing council.

Obtaining prior consent from the player is a mandatory requirement for any trading or transfer transactions.

The ultimate authority to approve or reject trades lies with the IPL governing council.

The trade window generates considerable public interest and speculation as fans eagerly anticipate potential player movements and team reshuffles.

If Pandya ultimately signs with Mumbai Indians, the question is whether he will play under Rohit Sharma, who has led the team to five trophies, or has been in prime form.

Season-wise Mumbai Indians (MI) Journey

2008 – League stage

2009 – League stage

2010 – Runners-up

2011 – Playoffs

2012 – Playoffs

2013 – Champions

2014 – Playoffs

2015 – Champions

2016 – League stage

2017 – Champions

2018 – League stage

2019 – Champions

2020 – Champions

2021 – League stage

2022 – League stage

2023 – Playoffs

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