Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians are still one of the most well-known teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL) (MI). The Mumbai Indians (MI) are one of the best teams in the IPL because they have won the title five times.

In 2008, Reliance bought the team for about Rs 487 crore (US$ 112 million). At the time, it was the most expensive team in the league. which is owned by the biggest company in India, Reliance Industries, through its subsidiary, Indiawin Sports.

It was the most expensive squad out of the eight IPL teams. The Mumbai Indians play at the Wankhede Stadium. They are a team from the large city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

So far, the Mumbai Indians have done the best in the Indian Premier League. The IPL title has been won three times by the Mumbai Indians team. They won the trophy for the first time in 2013, and then they won it again in 2015 and 2017.

Mumbai Indians - the most popular and beloved cricket team among all the IPL teams.

Mumbai Indians – Team Profile

Full NameMumbai Indians
Founded in Year2008
Home groundWankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Team ownersIndiawin Sports Private Limited (Reliance Industries Ltd)
Captain Rohit Sharma
Vice-Captain Kieron Pollard
CoachMark Boucher
Prominent players Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, and Rohit Sharma
JerseyBlue with Golden Stripes
Theme SongDuniya Hila Denge Hum
Major RivalsChennai Super Kings and Bangalore Royal Challengers
Fan-made SongAkkha Mumbai Khelega
LogoThe logo is a Sudarshan Chakra, also called a “razor,” with the words “Mumbai Indians” written on it.

Mumbai Indians History

The Mumbai Indians chose Sachin Tendulkar as their star player because he was born and raised in the country’s financial centre. During the 2008 IPL, Tendulkar was the team’s first captain. The team with the most wins in the Indian Premier League is the Mumbai Indians. In 15 years, they have won five championships. Reliance Industries owns the team, and the company’s main office is in Mumbai. IPL home games are held at the Wankhede Stadium. Let’s look closely at the Mumbai Indians every past year.

2008: Sachin Tendulkar was the best player in the group. The team’s captain was Shaun Pollock, and they won six of their six games. During the most recent games, Sachin Tendulkar led the MI team to a sixth-place finish in the IPL standings. No one could have predicted that they would go on to win the IPL.

2009: Shaun Pollock gave up his job. Lasith Malinga, who had taken the most wickets, came back. JP Duminy, a batsman from South Africa, was bought by MI. The team finished second to last because they only won five of their fourteen games (7th in the standings).

2010: Kieron Pollard was bought by the group. Sachin Tendulkar was at his best during this season. He was the first person in IPL history to win the orange cap. Even though the team won the semi-final (thanks to Pollard), the Chennai Super Kings beat them in the final by 22 runs. This was made possible by the opening batsman for the Chennai Super Kings.

2011: The Mumbai Indians kept Sachin Tendulkar, Pollard, Malinga, and Harbhajan. This year, Richard Sharma signed up for MI. In 2011, the team won the Eliminator round but lost in the qualifying final to Royal Challengers Bangalore. But that happened in 2011, so do you know who will own the RCB team in 2023? –  United Spirits took over the team in 2016. Mumbai Indians won the CLT-20 trophy for the first time.

2012: The stand-in captain was named Harbhajan. The MI team lost by 38 runs in the Eliminator round.

2013: Ricky joined MI and was named the team’s captain. Ricky quit in the middle of the season, and Rohit Sharma became the first Indian captain. Sachin Tendulkar said he was leaving cricket. The IPL trophy was won for the first time by the Mumbai Indians. The CLT-20 trophy went to the MI team.

2014: Zaheer Khan joined the team again. The MI team was in the group that qualified for CLT-20. The team made it to the playoffs, but they lost to the Chennai Super Kings in the elimination round.

2015: Hardik Pandya and Mitchell McClenaghan joined the MI team, and as soon as they did, they made a big difference. The team’s last nine games were all wins, and they won the IPL title for the second time.

2016: Krunal Pandya joined MI. Pollard did a great job against the RCB. The team came in fifth place.

2017: Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Pollard, and Mitchell Jhonson all did a great job. The team won its third IPL championship.

2018: Lasith Malinga became the team’s bowling coach. The team ended up in fifth place.

2019: MI won the IPL title for the fourth time and became the first team to win 100 matches.

2020: Rohit Sharma played in his 150th Indian Premier League match, where he scored one of the highest runs by a batsman in IPL history. The IPL title was won for the fifth time by the MI team.

2021: Before the COVID-19 pandemic, MI had a good start to the IPL 2021 season. They won four of their first seven games. After the league moved to the United Arab Emirates, the Mumbai Indians lost a lot of ground in the standings. They were only able to win three out of seven games, which put them in fifth place in the IPL 2021 points table.

2022: The worst season for Mumbai Indians was IPL 2022, when they finished with the fewest points out of 10 teams.

Mumbai Indians had lots of ups and downs through its history.

Mumbai Indians Players List 2023

Players NamePlayers positionNationality Age
Rohit Sharma (c)BatsmanIndia35
Suryakumar YadavBatsmanIndia32
Tilak VarmaBatsmanIndia20
Ramandeep SinghBatsmanIndia25
Dewald BrevisBatsmanIndia19
Ishan Kishan (wk)WK-BatsmanIndia24
Jasprit BumrahBowlerIndia29
Kumar Kartikeya SinghBowlerIndia24
Jofra ArcherBowlerEngland27
Hrithik ShokeenAll-rounderIndia22
Arjun TendulkarAll-rounderIndia23
Tim DavidAll-rounderSingapore26
Tristan StubbsWK-BatsmanSouth Africa22
Arshad KhanAll-rounderIndia25
Akash MadhwalBowlerIndia29
Jason BehrendorffBowlerAustralia32
Cameron GreenAll-rounderAustralia23
Jhye RichardsonBowlerAustralia26
Piyush ChawlaBowlerIndia33
Duan JansenBowlerSouth Africa22
Vishnu VinodWicket-keeperIndia29
Shams MulaniAll-rounderIndia25
Nehal WadheraBatsmanIndia22
Raghav GoyalBatsmanIndia21

Administration and Support Staff

CEOMukesh Ambani
Head CoachMark Boucher
Bowling CoachShane Bond
Batting CoachKieron Pollard
Fielding CoachJames Pamment
PhysiotherapistCraig Govender
Strength and Conditioning CoachPratik Kadam
Team MasseurSunil Rajguru
Team DoctorSimarpreet Singh Kalra

MI Fan Base

The Mumbai Indians have won the IPL four times and have one of the largest fan bases.

Keiron Pollard, Rohit Sharma, Quinto de Cook, the Pandya brothers, and Sachin Tendulkar have all played for the franchise cricket team of Mumbai Indians (MI). Because to these athletes, the Mumbai Indians have earned a significant number of new followers. MI has more than 10.7 million Instagram followers, 13.7 million Facebook likes, and 7.7 million Twitter followers. In IPL 2023, MI will have the most supporters, with an estimated 31 million plus followers across many social networking sites.

The four-times winner of the IPL has a lot of fans in India.

MI Sponsors

The list of MI Sponsors is as follows:

Title SponsorReliance industries 
Principal PartnersSlice, DHL
Associate PartnersMarriott Bonvoy, JIO, Astral Pipes
Official PartnersUsha, Acko, Kingfisher, Dream11, BKT, Boat, Perfomax, DNA networks, 91.1 FM city, Fever FM, Reliance Foundation 

MI Team Performance

YearCaptainResultTop BatsmanRunsTop BowlerWicketsWin %
2022Rohit Sharma10thIshan Kishan418Jasprit Bumrah1528.57
2021Rohit Sharma5thRohit Sharma381Jasprit Bumrah2150.00
2020Rohit Sharma1stIshan Kishan516Jasprit Bumrah2768.75
2019Rohit Sharma1stQuiton de Kock529Jasprit Bumrah1968.75
2018Rohit Sharma5thSuryakumar Yadav512Hardik Pandya1842.86
2017Rohit Sharma1stParthiv Patel395Jasprit Bumrah2070.59
2016Rohit Sharma5thRohit Sharma489Mitchell McClenaghan1750.00
2015Rohit Sharma1stLendl Simmons540Lasith Malinga2462.50
2014Rohit Sharma4thLendl Simmons394Lasith Malinga1646.67
2013Ricky Ponting/Rohit Sharma1stRohit Sharma538Harbhajan Singh2468.42
2012Harbhajan Singh4thRohit Sharma433Lasith Malinga2258.82
2011Sachin Tendulkar3rdSachin Tendulkar553Lasith Malinga2862.50
2010Sachin Tendulkar2ndSachin Tendulkar618Harbhajan Singh1768.75
2009Sachin Tendulkar7thJP Duminy372Lasith Malinga1835.71
2008Sachin Tendulkar/ Harbhajan Singh/ Shaun Pollock5thSanath Jayasuriya518Ashish Nehra1250.00

Mumbai Indians Best Players

Rohit Sharma

With a record five championships, he is Mumbai’s best captain and without a doubt their most useful batter after Tendulkar. Even though he has also batted in the middle order, his experience as an opener for India from 2013 on helped Mumbai. Because he likes to score big runs, he is the team’s top run scorer overall, and Mumbai can win games when the rest of the team sticks close to him.

Rohit Sharma is one of the Mumbai Indians’ best and most reliable batsmen in the team’s history. He has scored more than 10,000 runs in all kinds of games and has won many awards, including the Arjuna Award in 2015.

Rohit Sharma is also a great fielder. He made many great catches for the Mumbai Indians when the game was on the line. He is a big reason why Mumbai Indians have become one of the best cricket teams in India.

Hardik Pandya

Another great player on the Mumbai Indians team is Hardik Pandya. He bowls fast and has scored a lot of important runs for his team.

Since 2015, Hardik Pandya has been on the Mumbai Indians team. In that time, he has helped the team win a number of important trophies. He was also on the Indian cricket team, which won some important games.

Hardik Pandya is a very good player, and as captain of the Gujarat Titans team, he is sure to keep doing well. He is a very important part of the Indian Premier League, and he will help them win more trophies in the future.

Quinton de Kock

Early in his career, Quinton de Kock was compared to Adam Gilchrist and Mark Boucher because he took risks when he hit and was a good fielder. Before Kumar Sangakkara broke the record, he had three hundred in a row in ODIs. He was 21 at the time. After struggling against New Zealand and Sri Lanka in 2012 and 2013, he got his first ODI hundred against Pakistan. In 2016, he got his first hundred in a Test match against England in Centurion. Three games later, he got his second hundred against Australia in Adelaide. South Africa won the series 2-1. He got his first fifty in the T20 World Cup, making him South Africa’s best batsman. He was the opener and the keeper for the Mumbai Indians, who won two IPL titles in the late 2010s.

Jasprit Bumrah

One of the best players on the Mumbai Indians team is Jasprit Bumrah. Since 2018, he has been playing for the team and has been a part of their successful seasons. Bumrah is known for how well he bowls and how quickly he can get wickets. He has also shown how good he is at hitting by getting the team many runs.

Bumrah is a player who works hard and always gives his all on the field. His fans also love to watch him play because he is such a good player. Bumrah is a talented player who will make a difference in the world of cricket in the future.

These players brought the most poimts to their team.

Mumbai Indians MI FAQs

Who is the owner of Mumbai Indians?

Since 2008, the Mumbai Indians team has been owned by Reliance Industries, which is India’s largest business group.

How many times have Mumbai Indians won the IPL?

The IPL team with the most wins is the Mumbai Indians (MI), which has won the tournament five times.

Which players will MI retain in 2023?

The names of the players will be on the list below for the new season of IPL 2023.

Rohit Sharma
Dewald Brevis
Suryakumar Yadav
Ishan Kishan
Daniel Sams
Fabian Allen
Jofra Archer
Kieron Pollard
N. Tilak Varma
Tim David
Jasprit Bumrah
Tristan Stubbs
Riley Meredith
Ramandeep Singh
Basil Thampi
Anmolpreet Singh

How many times has MI qualified for playoffs?

MI has made the playoffs 9 times in the history of the IPL. In the past, the Mumbai Indians have done well in the Indian Premier League (IPL). They have made it to the playoffs several times and came in second place in 2010.

Who is the captain of Mumbai Indians?

Rohit Sharma is the captain of the Mumbai Indians. He is the best player on the Indian cricket team (MI). In 2013, he was named captain of the Mumbai Indians. Since then, he has led the team to five IPL titles. The Mumbai Indians paid Rohit Sharma Rs. 16 crores to keep him as their captain for the year 2023.

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