Mumbai Indians pay tribute to Rohit Sharma as he completes 11 years with the franchise

Rohit Sharma has led Mumbai Indians to five IPL titles so far.

Rohit Sharma | BCCI/IPLIndian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians (MI) on Saturday (January 8) paid a tribute to Rohit Sharma as the skipper completed 11 years with the team.

Taking to Instagram, MI shared a post with the caption: “#OnThisDay in ???????????????? Mumbai Indians bought Rohit Sharma in the IPL Auction...the rest is ????????????????????????????.

The post also mentioned Rohit’s record for MI, scoring 4441 runs in 168 matches with one hundred and 32 fifties.

The franchise also shared a screenshot of the tweet from 2011, in which it was written that “Mumbai Indians buy Rohit Sharma for 2m!!!”

“We'll just leave this here 11 seasons in Blue and Gold for Our Captain, Our Leader, Our Legend. #OneFamily #MumbaiIndians @rohitsharma45,” the caption read.

MI also uploaded a video showing Rohit’s journey with the franchise over the years.

Rohit Sharma was appointed as Mumbai Indians’ captain in 2013 and he made his mark in his very first opportunity as skipper, leading the team to IPL and Champions League T20 titles.

His record as captain only improved over the years as MI won the IPL title in 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020 seasons as well.

Ahead of the IPL 2022 mega auction, MI retained Rohit Sharma and he is expected to lead the side going forward.


By Salman Anjum - 08 Jan, 2022

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