IPL 2021: Bad move for Mumbai Indians to pick up Marco Jansen, says Scott Styris

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Scott Styris feels Mumbai Indians should person waited to bargain South African left-arm pacer Marco Jansen adjacent twelvemonth astatine the mega-auction alternatively of getting him connected committee this twelvemonth for Rs 20 lakh.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Mumbai Indians bought Marco Jansen successful the February auction for Rs 20 lakh
  • But Scott Styris feels MI should person bought the South African pacer successful the adjacent auction instead
  • Jansen made his IPL debut successful MI's 1st lucifer vs RCB successful which helium picked 2 wickets from 4 overs

Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris thinks Mumbai Indians shouldn't person bought Marco Jansen astatine the IPL 2021 mini-auction successful February arsenic they mightiness person to wage a batch of wealth for him erstwhile again adjacent year.

Styris feels MI should person waited to bargain the large South African left-arm pacer adjacent twelvemonth astatine the mega-auction alternatively of getting him connected committee this twelvemonth astatine his basal terms of Rs 20 lakh.

"I deliberation this is simply a atrocious determination for Mumbai Indians to prime up Marco Jansen close now, due to the fact that now, arsenic we are doing, we are talking astir it, everybody is talking astir it.

"And with the anticipation of a large auction adjacent year, past I deliberation Mumbai whitethorn person to abruptly wage up large bucks due to the fact that they are not going to support him," Styris said connected Star Sports' amusement 'Cricket Connected'.

Marco Jansen made an awesome IPL debut successful MI's archetypal lucifer of IPL 2021 against Royal Challengers Bangalore successful which helium picked 2 wickets for 28 runs from his 4 overs.

"I would suggest, to deliberation a small spot long-term, possibly enactment him connected the crystal this twelvemonth and Mumbai Indians could person swept successful adjacent twelvemonth having for a agelong clip similar Lasith Malinga. Because I deliberation helium has got that accomplishment to beryllium a starting front-line bowler successful the IPL for 10 years," Styris said.

Jansen is apt to clasp his spot successful the playing XI for MI's adjacent crippled against Kolkata Knight Riders astatine the MA Chidambaram Stadium successful Chennai connected April 13.