18 July 1998Date of Birth
It was a toss-up between the reliable Aditya Tare and the explosive Ishan Kishan ahead of the 11th season and Mumbai Indians opted for Kishan. From that day till now, nothing really has changed and Ishan’s stocks have only soared. The Mumbai Indians didn’t want to let him go and pulled out all stops as they spent a whopping 15.25 crore to have him back. It was the most expensive buy at the mega auction ahead of IPL 15. Now that Ishan returns home, the MI will count on him to carry on his aggressive approach and give the team the kind of starts required in the powerplay.