Mustafizur appeared for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the last two editions of the tournament but was released this year.
Pace, cutters, yorkers, slower-ones, bouncers - you name it! ?There is no skill @Mustafiz90 isn't a master at! Paltan, are you happy with one of Bangladesh's finest in our team?#IPLAuction #MISquad2018 #CricketMeriJaan pic.twitter.com/3OyjQt3uK2 — Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) January 27, 2018
The Fizz had tasted title success in the 2016 edition under the captaincy of Australia's David Warner.
? NEW SIGNING ?Mustafizur Rahman ✈ ?? Price - 2.2 Cr ? Amount left in Purse - 39.4 Cr#IPLAuction #MISquad2018 #CricketMeriJaan — Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) January 27, 2018
Sunrisers on the other hand picked up ace Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib al Hasan for Indian rupees two crore.
Another addition! ?Let's welcome Mustafizur Rahman to the #MISquad2018!#IPLAuction #CricketMeriJaan pic.twitter.com/4fZlo5xnJM — Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) January 27, 2018
Other Bangladesh cricketers named in the IPL auction this year are opener Tamim Iqbal, all-rounder Mahmudullah, off-spinner Mehedi Hasan Miraz, wicketkeeper-batsman Liton Das, batsman Sabbir Rahman and pacer Abul Hasan.
Colin Munro for 1.9 crores and Mustafizur Rahman for 2.2 crores.Best buys of the day so far. #IPLAuction — Bharath Seervi (@SeerviBharath) January 27, 2018
The remainder of the players in the auction and from those unsold on the first day will be put for auction on the second day of the auction Sunday. The IPL 2018 is scheduled to start on April 4.
Mustafizur Rahman will play for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2018. #IPLAuctionFollow the IPL auction here: https://t.co/MsAbRHy86u pic.twitter.com/aZXzuEcEeM — CricTracker (@Cricketracker) January 27, 2018