Mumbai Indians

Founded: 2008

Captain: Hardik Pandya 

Coach: Mark Boucher

Home ground: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

IPL titles: 5 (2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020)

Owners: Indiawin Sports Private Limited (Reliance Industries)

Backed by the financial might of Reliance Industries and some of the best cricketing brains, Mumbai Indians have ruled the cricketing landscape with their exceptional performances. Their journey, from inception to becoming one of the most successful teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL), is nothing short of a thrilling narrative. One of the eight founding teams of IPL back in 2008, Mumbai Indians missed out on a playoff spot by a point. But with local boy Rohit Sharma leading the team, things started to change in 2013. Between 2013 and 2020, MI won five IPL titles, surpassing Chennai Super Kings at that time. 

MI Squad 

Rohit Sharma, Dewald Brevis, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Tilak Varma, Tim David, Vishnu Vinod, Arjun Tendulkar, Shams Mulani, Nehal Wadhera, Jasprit Bumrah, Kumar Kartikeya, Piyush Chawla, Akash Madhwal, Jason Behrendorff, Romario Shepherd (from LSG), Hardik Pandya, Gerald Coetzee, Dilshan Madushanka, Shreyas Gopal, Nuwan Thushara, Naman Dhir, Anshul Kamboj, Mohammad Nabi, Shivalik Sharma 

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MI Short Bio

Mumbai Indians demonstrated a knack for bouncing back. In 2009, they drastically improved their performance, narrowly missing out on the playoffs. Their perseverance paid off in 2010 when they reached the final for the first time, setting a precedent for future successes.

The turning point came in 2013 when the team clinched their first IPL title, defeating the Chennai Super Kings in a thrilling final. This victory marked the start of the Mumbai Indians’ dominance in the IPL. They went on to lift the trophy in 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020, making them the most successful team in IPL history.

MI logo & Jersey

Mumbai Indians’ logo and jersey are distinctive symbols of the team’s identity, resonating with the spirit and passion of the players and their fans.

The logo is an illustration of a striking blue and gold emblem. The design features the mythological Sudarshan Chakra representing the power to destroy anything in their path. 

Complementing the logo, the Mumbai Indians’ jersey is a vivid blue, reflecting the city’s connection to the sea and sky. The blue and gold hues symbolize the vast coastal line of Mumbai and its rich heritage, respectively. 

Jersey ColourBlue & Gold
Theme SongDuniya Hila Denge Hum
Mian RivalsChennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore
Key PlayersRohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah
CaptainHardik Pandya

Administration & Support Staff 

Head coach: Mark Boucher

Batting coach: Kieron Pollard

Assistant batting coach: J Arunkumar

Bowling coach: Lasith Malinga

Fielding coach: James Pamment

Team manager: Prashant Jangam

Strength & conditioning coach: Paul Chapman

Physiotherapist: Craig Govender

MI Sponsors 

Lead sponsor: Slice

Kit Manufacturer: Performax

Back of Jersey Sponsor: DHL 

Upper Non Lead Arm: Astral Pipes

Non Lead Trouser: Acko 

Official Partners: Dream11, BKT, Royal Challenge, Jio Cinema, Usha International

Other Sponsors: 

IDFC First Bank, Mahindra Automobiles, Reliance Digital, Garnier Men, Bisleri, Viacom18, Max Life Insurance, Bella Vita, Bira91, Ultratech Cement

Mumbai Indians history 

MI in IPL 2008

Mumbai Indians had a mixed outing in the inaugural season, finishing fifth and missing out on a playof spot by just a point. They won seven and lost as many matches to score 14 points. While Sachin Tendulkar was the original captain, Harbhajan Singh led initially due to the former’s injury. 

MI in IPL 2009: 

Despite a strong squad, MI had a poor outing in 2009 as they finished 7th in an 8-team tournament. 

MI in IPL 2010: 

Learning from the failure of the past two seasons, Mumbai Indians roared back in 2010. With the signing of Kieron Pollard, the team found balance. MI finished at the top of the league standings with 10 wins and only four losses. But they lost a thrilling final to Chennai Super Kings.

MI in IPL 2011: 

MI won their first title with the Champions League T20, captained by Harbhajan Singh. In the IPL, the title remained elusive as they lost to Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Qualifier 2. However, continuing their fine run in the league stage, MI finished third with nine wins and five losses in a 10-team IPL. 

MI in IPL 2012: 

With Sachin Tendulkar relinquishing captaincy, Harbhajan Singh became the full-time captain of the team in 2012. However, it did impact their on-field performances. A consistent Mumbai Indians finished the league stage with 20 points, winning 10 and losing six in a 16-match format. However, once again, they lost out to arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings in the Eliminator. 

MI in IPL 2013: 

It was a season of change and new beginnings. Even though Australian great Ricky Ponting was appointed the captain, he could only last six matches before he handed the reins to a young Rohit Sharma, who made the franchise one of the most successful ones. Rohit Sharma led MI to their first-ever IPL title as they beat their arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings in the final. 

MI in IPL 2014: 

With IPL 2013, Mumbai Indians now have had their core and consistency was the mantra. Even though MI were once again knocked out by their nemesis CSK in the Eliminator, they managed to finish within the Top 4. 

MI in IPL 2015: 

The next season in 2014, MI bounced back in style and finished second in the league stage. And MI had their sweet revenge over CSK in the final, winning by 41 runs to lift their second title. 

MI in IPL 2016: 

It was a season of failure and MI did fail as per the standard they set. MI finished fifth and missed out on a playoff spot. Injury to Corey Anderson and Aaron Finch did not help the matter while Josh Hazlewood had withdrawn, ruling three important players out. 

MI in IPL 2017: 

MI once again bounced back under a new coach Mahela Jayawardene. MI went on to finish at the top of the Points Table, winning 10 matches including a 6-match streak. Even though MI lost Qualifier 1, they once again bounced back to beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 6 wickets to seal a summit clash with Rising Pune Supergiants. And in a thrilling final, MI won by just 1 run in a low-scoring encounter to seal their third title. 

MI in IPL 2018: 

The high of 2017 was followed by the low of 2018. MI began with a hat-trick of losses and could never recover. MI finished fifth with six wins and eight losses to miss the playoffs. 

MI in IPL 2019:

But as MI do, they roared back. With nine wins and 18 points, MI finished second just behind CSK on the NRR. But this time, they found CSK back on their path. However, MI trounced CSK in Qualifier 1 to seal the final spot. And guess what! CSK were back to meet them again. In a thriller of a final, Lasith Malinga defended nine runs off the last over to hand MI their fourth IPL title. 

MI in IPL 2020: 

Unlike past editions, MI found its mojo despite the IPL moving to the UAE due to the Covid-19 pandemic. With five consecutive wins, Mumbai had become a force to reckon with. Rohit Sharma & Co. finished the league stage at the top with nine wins and five losses. In the final, Rohit Sharma led from the front as MI trounced Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets to become the first team with five IPL titles. 

MI in IPL 2021: 

2020 was the end of a successful era for Mumbai Indians. The team needed an overhaul that they ignored. MI missed the playoff stage, finishing fifth with seven wins and as many losses.

MI in IPL 2022: 

The signs MI ignored came back to haunt the team. Rohit Sharma lost his form while picking an injured Jofra Archer from the auction defied logic. And as they failed to seal the gaps, it ended up in catastrophe. Mumbai Indians hit rock-bottom, winning just four matches in the entire campaign It included an 8-match losing streak from the opening game. 

MI in IPL 2023: 

MI did bounce back to finish in the Top 4 but their prodigal son Hardik Pandya knocked his old team out in the playoffs. But the season was marked with injuries as both Jasprit Bumrah and Jofra Archer missed matches with injuries. And in the Qualifier 2, Mohit Sharma bagged a fifer for just 10 runs as Mumbai Indians crumbled from 155/4 to 171 all out. 

MI Batting Stats 

PlayerSpanMatRunsHSAvgSR50/1004s6s
Rohit Sharma2011-20231985041109*29.3129.7234/1458206
Kieron Pollard2010-2022189341287*28.67147.3216218223
Suryakumar Yadav2012-2023852641103*35.21146.2320/129591
Ambati Rayudu2010-2017114241681*27.14126.161420579
Sachin Tendulkar2008-2013782334100*34.83119.8113/129529

MI Bowling Stats 

PlayerSpanMatWktsBBIEcon4W5W
Lasith Malinga2009-20191221705/137.1461
Jasprit Bumrah2013-20221201455/107.3921
Harbhajan Singh2008-20171361275/186.9511
Mitchell McClenaghan2015-201956714/218.491
Kieron Pollard2010-2022189694/448.791

Team Performance 

YearCaptainFinal standingTop BatsmanTop Bowler
2008Sachin Tendulkar (7)Harbhajan Singh (3)Shaun Pollock (4)League stageSanath Jayasuriya (518)Ashish Nehra (12)
2009Sachin TendulkarLeague stageJP Duminy (372)Lasith Malinga (18)
2010Sachin TendulkarDwayne BravoRunners-upSachin Tendulkar (618)Harbhajan Singh (17)
2011Sachin TendulkarPlayoffsSachin Tendulkar (553)Lasith Malinga (28)
2012Harbhajan SinghPlayoffsRohit Sharma (433)Lasith Malinga (22)
2013Ricky Ponting (6)Rohit Sharma (13)ChampionsRohit Sharma (538)Harbhajan Singh (24)
2014Rohit SharmaPlayoffsLendl Simmons 394)Lasith Malinga (16)
2015Rohit SharmaChampionsLendl Simmons (540)Lasith Malinga (24)
2016Rohit SharmaLeague stageRohit Sharma (489)Mitchell McClenaghan (17)
2017Rohit SharmaChampionsParthiv Patel (395)Jasprit Bumrah (20)
2018Rohit SharmaLeague stageSuryakumar Yadav (512)Hardik Pandya (18)
2019Rohit Sharma
Kieron Pollard
ChampionsQuinton De Kock (529)Jasprit Bumrah (19)
2020Rohit SharmaChampionsIshan Kishan (516)Jasprit Bumrah (27)
2021Rohit SharmaLeague stageRohit Sharma (381)Jasprit Bumrah (21)
2022Rohit SharmaLeague stageIshan Kishan (418)Jasprit Bumrah (15)
2023Rohit Sharma
Suryakumar Yadav (1)
PlayoffsSuryakumar Yadav (605)Piyush Chawla (22)

MI Key Players 

Rohit Sharma

The most successful captain of Mumbai Indians and perhaps the IPL, Rohit Sharma will step into a new role. He is no longer the captain and has a point to prove. He has had a dip in form in IPL and needs to fire in IPL 2024.

Hardik Pandya

The versatile all-rounder brings balance to the team with his batting and effective bowling. But Hardik will be under pressure as he is replacing Rohit Sharma as the captain. He has already faced the heat from the fanbase and now he has to deliver it on the ground after leading Gujarat Titans to a title and a consecutive final.

Suryakumar Yadav

India’s Mr 360 and World No 1 T20 batter will be their best batter in the squad. And as he has delivered consistently in T20s, MI would be banking on SKY. 

Ishan Kishan

The young wicket-keeper batsman has impressed with his aggressive batting style and quick reflexes behind the stumps. But even then, he has remained in the shadows of Rohit Sharma. It’s time for him to step out of the shadows. 

Jasprit Bumrah

The lead pacer, feared by opponents for his deadly yorkers and pinpoint accuracy, Jasprit Bumrah will return to IPL 2024 after missing the last edition with a long-term injury. And with the T20 World Cup coming up, Bumrah will want to light up the stage in IPL 2024.

FAQ

How many times have MI won IPL?

Mumbai Indians have IPL titles a record five times.

Who is the owner of MI? 

Indiawin Sports Private Limited a whole subsidiary of Reliance Industries is the owner of Mumbai Indians. 

Who is the captain of MI? 

Hardik Pandya is the new Mumbai Indians captain as he replaces Rohit Sharma. 

Which players have MI retained in 2024? 

Rohit Sharma, Dewald Brevis, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, N. Tilak Varma, Tim David, Vishnu Vinod, Arjun Tendulkar, Shams Mulani, Nehal Wadhera, Jasprit Bumrah, Kumar Kartikeya, Piyush Chawla, Akash Madhwal, Jason Behrendorff, Romario Shepherd (from LSG), Hardik Pandya (traded from GT).

Which players have MI released in 2024? 

Mohd Arshad Khan, Ramandeep Singh, Hrithik Shokeen, Raghav Goyal, Jofra Archer, Tristan Stubbs, Duan Jansen, Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith, Chris Jordan, Sandeep Warrier

Which players have MI bought in 2024? 

Gerald Coetzee (Rs. 5 crores), Dilshan Madushanka (Rs. 4.60 crores), Shreyas Gopal (Rs. 20 lakh), Nuwan Thushara (Rs. 4.80 crores), Naman Dhir (Rs. 20 lakh), Anshul Kamboj (Rs. 20 lakh), Mohammad Nabi (Rs. 1.5 crores), Shivalik Sharma (Rs. 20 lakh).

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