“Duniya Hila Denge Hum…” If an IPL fantasy cricket fan has to name the most famous, consistent and prominent team of IPL, none of the choices would be better than Mumbai Indians. Mumbai Indians, lovingly nicknamed as MI are the IPL team based in the city of Mumbai, the Gateway of India.
They have been 3 times champion in the Indian Premier League T20 cricket game. India’s biggest conglomerate, Reliance Industries owns this IPL franchise. Legends such as Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Shaun Pollock and Sanath Jayasuriya have been an integral part of the team since 2008. Wankhede Stadium is the home ground for the team.
Mumbai Indians have taken the IPL by storm with their very strong performances. When on field, they treat IPL fantasy league fans with their dominance in the bowling arena, MI pacers and spinners.
The theme song of MI is the famous “Ala Re.” But, after each boundary or a wicket, the stadium disc jockey plays a fan-made song “Akkha Mumbai Khelega”.
Here we are again gathering for the IPL T20 fantasy cricket fans, so as to make them aware about the team.
Just have a look below:
Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Anmolpreet Singh, Suryakumar Yadav, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare, Evin Lewis and Quinton de Kock
Wicketkeepers: Ishan Kishan, Aditya Tare and Quinton De Kock
Bowlers: MayankMarkande, Rahul Chahar, Rasikh Dar, BarinderSran, Lasith Malinga, JaspritBumrah, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne and Jason Behrendorff
All-Rounders: Yuvraj Singh, Pankaj Jaiswal, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Anukul Roy, Kieron Pollard and Ben Cutting
Let us now get to know their performances in the IPL:
2008: At the inaugural season of IPL T20 tournament, MI has reached the 5thposition in the league stage
2009: They have reached the 7thposition in the league stage in the second season of IPL
2010: They have turned out to be the runners-up during the third edition of the IPL tournament
2011: MI has lost in qualifier 2at the fourth edition of IPL T20 cricket game
2012: The team has lost in eliminator during the fifth edition
2013: During the sixth edition, MI becomes the champions of IPL for the first time
2014: At the seventh edition, MI has lost in the eliminator
2015: Again in the eighth season, the team turns out to be the champions for the second time
2016: MI has reached the 5thposition in the league stage in the ninth season of the tournament
2017: They have won the champions title for the third time again during the tenth season
2018: MI has reached 5thposition in the league stage in the eleventh edition of IPL
Batting performance of the Mumbai team in IPL matches
The highest total innings of MI is 223/6 against KXIP in IPL 2017.
The lowest total innings of MI is 87 all out against KXIP in IPL 2011 and against SRH in 2018.
Rohit Sharma is the highest MI run scorer with 3596 runs under his name.
Sanath Jayasuriya has scored 114* runs against CSK in the inaugural season of IPL, the highest by MI player.
MI players have hit 4 centuries in 11 editions. The list includes names Lendl Simmons (100*), Sachin Tendulkar (100*), Rohit Sharma (109*) and Sanath Jayasuriya (114*).
Rohit Sharma has hit 27 half centuries, which is the maximum by any MI player.
Sachin Tendulkar has scored 618 runs in IPL 2010, maximum scored in single innings.
Bowling performance of the Mumbai team in IPL matches
Lasith Malinga has taken 154 wickets, the maximum by MI player.
Again, Lasith Malinga has taken 5/13against Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2011, the best individual performance in bowling in MI player.
Lasith Malinga has taken 28 wickets in the single edition of IPL 2011.
Fielding performance of the Mumbai team in IPL matches
Kieron Pollard has caught 84 catches, the maximum catches taken by MI player.
Sachin Tendulkar has caught 4 catches against KKR in IPL 2008, the maximum taken in an innings by MI player.
Kieron Pollard has taken 15 catches in a single edition of IPL 2017.
Wicket keeping performance of the Mumbai team in IPL matches
Parthiv Patel has dismissed 28 players (Ct – 22, St – 6), the highest by any MI wicketkeeper.
YogeshTakawale has dismissed 4 players against Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2008 and Parthiv Patel has dismissed against Gujarat Lions in IPL 2016.
Dinesh Karthik has dismissed 14 players (Ct – 12, St – 2) in IPL 2013, the highest in a single edition.
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