Mumbai Indians have been consistent star performers in the Indian Premier League (IPL). They are a franchise cricket team based in Mumbai. Founded in 2008, Indiawin Sports Private Limited owns the Mumbai Indians team, owned by an Indian multinational conglomerate company named Reliance Industries, namely Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani. Reliance Industries has acquired the right to franchise for ten years.
In 2017, Mumbai Indians made history by becoming the first franchise to cross the $100 million mark in brand value among other IPL franchises. It is the top valued team at a whopping Rs. 809 Crores.
Mumbai Indians have won the title five times over the past five years: 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020. They won their first IPL title in 2013 by beating Chennai Super Kings by 23 runs in the final match. On 24 May 2015, they became the third team to win more than one IPL title by defeating Chennai Super Kings by 41 runs in the final. Once again, on 21 May 2017, they won their third IPL title by beating the Rising Pune Supergiant by just one run and becoming the first team ever to win three IPL titles. Defeating Chennai Super Kings by one run on 12 May 2019 in the IPL final, they won the title for the fourth time. Breaking their record, they defeated Delhi Capitals by five wickets on 10 November 2020 in the final and became the legendary team to win IPL 5 times. In 2021 everyone expected to see Mumbai Indians winning three times, but Chennai Super Kings beat them to it.
The number of wins has made Mumbai Indians one of the best on the actual field. Fantasy cricket players love them and every player of the team is popular on these apps. It is one of the most sought-after teams in the fantasy world.
The most infamous Wankhede stadium is the home ground for Mumbai Indians. The stadium’s seating capacity is 33,108, following the 2011 Cricket World Cup renovations. This year Wankhede stadium will be hosting 20 games, so for Mumbai Indians, it will be like playing in their home.
Mumbai Indians Players list for 2022
In addition to being the best players worldwide, they have terrific teamwork and work ethic, which has helped them become five-time IPL champions. Initially, Sachin Tendulkar led the team as the captain and Lalchand Rajput as the head coach. However, Mumbai Indians are currently under the captainship of Rohit Sharma and Mahela Jayawardene as the head coach.
Batsmen: Anmolpreet Singh, Dewald Brevis, Rahul Buddhi, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Aryan Juyal, Ishan Kishan.
Bowlers: Jasprit Bumrah, Basil Thampi, Jaydev Unadkat, Riley Meredith, Tymal Mills, Mayank Markande, Murugan Ashwin.
All-Rounders: Arjun Tendulkar, Daniel Sams, Fabein Allen, Hrithik Shokeen, Jofra Archer, Kieron Pollard, Mohd. Arshad Khan, Mandeep Singh, Sanjay Yadav, Tilak Verma, Tim David.
This year Mumbai Indians have retained three Indian players and one overseas player as per the rules and regulations of the Indian Premier League. These retained players are some of the top players in real cricket as well as fantasy cricket and are loved tremendously.
- Rohit Sharma: 16 Cr
- Jasprit Bumrah: 12 Cr
- Suryakumar Yadav: 8 Cr
- Kieron Pollard: 6 Cr