IPL (Indian Premier League) is one of the biggest twenty-twenty cricket league tournament which started in the year 2008. Mumbai Indians is one of the most known and strongest team in the IPL league which represents the city Mumbai and also very famous world-wide. In 2008, Mumbai Indians was purchased by Reliance Industries for $111.9 million. This team is considered as one of the most successful team among all other teams. This team has won the IPL four times. The cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar is named the icon player of Mumbai Indian. Also, he made 15% more profit than other players but wasn’t allowed to move to other teams.
History of Mumbai Indians
In 2008, The Reliance Industries Ltd. owned by Mukesh Ambani purchased the franchise of a team in IPL for 10 years, which represents the state Mumbai and named the team as ‘Mumbai Indians.’ The Mumbai franchise bought many star international cricketers. Sachin Tendulkar was announced as the captain of the team, however he got injured and Harbhajan Singh became the captain and former cricketer Lalchand Rajput was appointed as the head coach. The team started the season very badly but later on they struggled to put up consistent performance. In 2009, this team finished the IPL season on seventh place in the points table. During 2010, Mumbai Indians had to shift their home ground to Brabourne Stadium from Wankhede Stadium as at that time Wankhede stadium was undergoing renovation. This team became the most successful team of IPL and won the tournament title for four times in 2013 against Chennai Super Kings, 2015 against Chennai Super Kings, 2017 against Rising Pune Supergiant and 2019 again against Chennai Super Kings.
Facts About Mumbai Indians
Here are some interesting facts about Mumbai Indians:
- MUMBAI INDIANS is the most expensive IPL team among all.
- In 2008, the starting year of IPL, eight Indian Players were ruled out of the tournament while the tournament allowed maximum of four overseas player and minimum seven local players. But an exception was made for this team and permitted them to take five overseas player.
- The logo of the team was Sudarshan Chakra/Razor and initially the name of the team was supposed to be Mumbai Razors but later on Sachin Tendulkar suggested the name Mumbai Indians.
- They are the first team to win hundred matches in IPL.
- The brand value of Mumbai Indians is estimated to be $115 million, making them the most expensive IPL team.
- In 2008, Harbhajan Singh was appointed as the captain of Mumbai Indians but the same year he was suspended multiple times for slapping Sreesanth.
- Mumbai Indians is the first team in IPL history to get their name printed four times on the trophy of IPL.
Mumbai Indians Players List 2020
The team includes 24 players.
Rohit Sharma: Rohit Gurunath Sharma is a right handed batsman and the captain of Mumbai Indian since 2013. He is one of ten players who have scored 4000 career runs.
Hardik Pandya: Hardik Himanshu Pandya is an all-rounder player who plays for Mumbai Indians in IPL. He is the younger brother of famous crickter Krunal Pandya.
Jasprit Bumrah: Jasprit Bumrah is an efficient bowler of Indian Cricket Team. He is the third highest wicket taker in test matches and IPL.
Krunal Pandya: Krunal Pandya is a left-handed all rounder Indian Cricketer and the elder brother of Hardik Pandya. The Mumbai Indians team purchased him for 8.8 crores.
Ishan Kishan: He is one of the efficient Indian player who earlier used to play for Jharkhand. Mumbai Indians purchased him for 6.2 crores.
Surya Kumar Yadav: Surya Kumar Yadav is an Indian Cricketer and also plays for Mumbai Indians. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium pace bowler.
Mitchell McClenaghan: He is a New-Zealand international cricketer. He is a left-arm medium fast bowler. Mumbai Indians bought him for 30 lakhs.
Anukul Roy: Anukul Sudhakar Roy is an Indian cricketer who also plays for Mumbai Indians. He was the joint highest wicket taker in the under-19 cricket world cup.
Rahul Chahar: Rahul Desraj Chahar is an Indian International Cricketer. In 2018, he was bought by Mumbai Indians.
Jayant Yadav: Jayant Yadav is an Indian Cricketer who plays for Haryana in domestic cricket. He is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off break bowler. He became the first batsman for India to score a century after coming at number 9.
Aditya Tare: Aditya Prakash Tare is an Indian cricketer who also plays for Mumbai Indians. He contributed total 123 runs, double centuries and three half centuries.
Anmolpreet Singh: He is an right handed Indian batsman. He was bought by Mumbai Indians in the year 2019.
Quinton de Knock: He is a south African opening batsman and wicket keeper.
Kieron Pollard: He is the captain of west-indies cricket team. He was the joint highest paid player in 2010 IPL playing for Mumbai Indians.
Lasith Malinga: Malinga is a Sri Lankan cricketer. He is a right-arm fast bowler and now plays for Mumbai Indians in IPL.
TRADED IN PLAYERS
Trent Boult: Trent Alexander Boult is a New-Zealand international cricketer. He is a left-arm fast bowler.
Dhawal Kulkarni: Dhawal Sunil Kulkarni is an Indian first-class cricketer. He is a right-arm medium pace bowler and right-handed lower order batsman.
Sherfane Rutherford: He is a West-Indies cricketer. He is a left handed batsman and right arm fast-medium bowler.
Chris Lynn: Christopher Austin Lynn is an Australian cricketer who is a right-handed top ordered batsman. He is popular for hitting big sixes.
Saurabh Tiwary: He is an Indian cricketer who plays as left handed middle order batsman. He represents Mumbai Indian since 2008.
Nathan Coulter-Nile: He is an Australian cricketer. In 2013 IPL season, he was purchased by Mumbai Indians for $450,000.
Mohsin Khan: Mohsin Hasan Khan is a Pakistani cricketer. He is an opening batsman and also an useful all rounder.
Digbijay Deshmukh: He is an Indian Cricketer. He was bought by Mumbai Indians for 2020 IPL season.
Balwant Rai Singh: He is a right-handed batsman. In 2020 IPL season, he was bought by Mumbai Indians.
So, this is the list of Mumbai Indians Players 2020.
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