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The Ultimate Guide To The Mumbai Indians:

Mumbai Indians (MI) is an IPL franchise based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and was founded in 2008. The Franchise is owned by Indiawin Sports, which is owned and managed by the famous Ambani family. Mumbai Indians are undoubtedly the most successful IPL franchise, as they have won 5 IPL Titles, the most by any team in the history of IPL. India’s National Team captain, Rohit Sharma is also the current captain of the Mumbai Indians team and has led the Franchise to all their IPL titles, making him the most successful IPL captain. In addition, they have also won two CLT20 Titles. MI is the most valuable IPL franchise, with a brand value of $1.3 Billion. They also have a huge fan base and have approximately 33 million followers across their social media accounts. After the humiliation of the previous season, the Franchise will be looking to make a strong comeback.

 

Home Stadium

Wankhede Stadium is the home venue of MI and is situated in the “Economic Hub Of India,” Mumbai. The stadium has a seating capacity of 33000 people and was established in 1974. 2011 saw additional renovation in the stadium. MI have been playing their home fixtures on this venue since the inception of IPL. In 2018, The Wankhede Stadium hosted the IPL Final.

 

Mumbai Indians Logo

The Mumbai Indians logo is based on an image of a Sudharshan Chakra, a sharp weapon wielded by the most famous Hindu god, Vishnu. The franchise has always been consistent and precise in its logo idea. The logo is a combination of blue, orange, and golden colors.

 

Rivalries

MI-CSK Rivalry

MI-CSK is rightfully dubbed the “El-Classico” of the IPL. MI and CSK are the two most successful teams in IPL history, having won a total of nine IPL trophies between them, with MI winning five and CSK winning four. The two have played each other 36 times in the IPL, including four times in the finals. MI has won 21 games, while CSK has won 15. MI has won three of the four finals, while CSK has won one.

MI-RCB Rivalry

MI vs. RCB is always an exciting battle, and in recent years, this rivalry has grown to be one of the best in the IPL. It’s more like Virat Kohli vs. Rohit Sharma, with both cricketers’ fans eagerly anticipating the match since they’re two of the best players in the Indian team.

Mumbai Indians Best Season

MI has won the IPL five times, so picking one season as their best is difficult, but IPL 2017 was the most exciting and thrilling campaign for MI. After losing the first qualifier, the franchise made a comeback and advanced to the finals, where they won by a single run.

Mumbai Indians Worst Season

IPL 2022 is the worst season for MI, as they finished last for the first time in the 15 seasons of IPL, and the Mumbai-based franchise could only win four of their 14 games.

Overall Record In IPL

The Mumbai Indians have won the most titles in the tournament’s history, with five victories in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020. They have also won the most IPL matches (129) in the league’s history.

 

Greatest Players

The Franchise has had very consistent names in its team over the years, and all contributed significantly to the team’s success. In the following list, we will look at the greatest MI players:

Name Duration Contribution
Rohit Sharma 2011-Present 4709* Runs
Sachin Tendulkar 2008-2013 2334 Runs
Kieron Pollard 2010-2022 3412 Runs and 69 Wickets
Lasith Malinga 2009-2019 170 Wickets
Jasprit Bumrah 2013-Present 145* Wickets
Harbhajan Singh 2008-2017 127 Wickets
M McClenaghan 2015-2019 71 Wickets
SKY 2012-2022 2036 Runs
Hardik Pandya 2015-2021 1476 Runs and 42 Wickets

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