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Mumbai Indians
मुंबई इंडियस़
Mumbai Indians Logo.svg
Captain: Rohit Sharma
Coach: John Wright
City: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Colours: MI

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(Stake: 98.3%)

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(Stake: 1.7%)[1]
Founded: 2008
Home ground:
Indian Premier League wins: 1 (2013)
CLT20 wins 2 (2011, 2013)
Official website:

The Mumbai Indians (Marathi: मुंबई इंडियस़) are a franchise cricket team representing the city of Mumbai in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The team is one of the eight founding members of the IPL in 2008. They are one of the main teams in the city, together with clubs like the Mumbai cricket team and football club Mumbai FC. The franchise is owned by India's biggest conglomerate, Reliance Industries, through its 100% subsidiary IndiaWin Sports. The primary home ground of the Mumbai Indians is the Wankhede Stadium.

The Mumbai Indians are currently captained by Rohit Sharma, and coached by John Wright. They won the 2011 Champions League Twenty20 after beating IPL rivals Royal Challengers Bangalore by 31 runs in the final. The team won its first IPL title, in 2013, by defeating Chennai Super Kings by 23 runs in the finals played at Kolkata, and then bowled out the Rajasthan Royals by 33 runs to win its second Champions League Twenty20 title.[2][3] Rohit Sharma is the leading run-getter of the team while Lasith Malinga is the leading wicket-taker.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced in September 2007 the establishment of the Indian Premier League, a Twenty20 competition to be started in 2008.[4] In January 2008, the BCCI unveiled the owners of eight city-based franchises. The Mumbai franchise was sold to the Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) for $111.9 million, making it the most expensive team in the league.[5] RIL, owned by Mukesh Ambani, acquired the rights to the franchise for a period of 10 years. The franchise was eventually named "Mumbai Indians".

Team history[edit]

2008-2009: Struggle in the initial seasons[edit]

The Indian Premier League named four players as icon players for their respective city franchises which made the players unavailable to play for any team other than their city team. Sachin Tendulkar was named Mumbai's icon player. The icon player was also entitled to earn 15% more than the next-best paid player in their team. At first player auctions for the inaugural IPL season conducted in February 2008, the Mumbai franchise bought several star international cricketers such as Sanath Jayasuriya, Harbhajan Singh, Shaun Pollock, Lasith Malinga and Robin Uthappa.[6] The franchise named Sachin Tendulkar as the captain of the team and appointed former India cricketer Lalchand Rajput as the head coach. However, Tendulkar was injured before the start of the 2008 season due to which Harbhajan Singh took over as the captain in the initial stage of the season. The team got off to a bad start in the season losing their first four games by some comprehensive margins. Their first match was a five-wicket defeat to the Royal Challengers Bangalore on 20 April 2008 at the Wankhede. Their stand-in captain, Harbhajan, was suspended from the tournament for reportedly slapping Sreesanth during Mumbai's league match against Kings XI Punjab. After Harbhajan's suspension, Shaun Pollock assumed the leadership duties until Tendulkar's return on May 24. Under Pollock's captaincy, Mumbai winning six out of their next six games which left them needing to win two more out of the remaining four matches to qualify for the semifinals. Mumbai suffered three last-over defeats, including two off the last ball, before winning their last league match. They finished fifth in the points table with 7 wins and 7 losses, missing out on a semifinal spot by just one point.[7]

The 2009 season was played in South Africa as it coincided with multi-phase 2009 Indian general elections due to which the Government of India refused to commit the Indian paramilitary forces to provide security for the IPL. Before the start of the season, Mumbai Indians traded Robin Uthappa for Zaheer Khan with Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Ashish Nehra for Shikhar Dhawan with the Delhi Daredevils. Shaun Pollock retired after the first season and became the head coach of the team. Lasith Malinga, who missed the previous season due to an injury, returned to the team. At the player auction, Mumbai bought South African batsman JP Duminy to strengthen their batting department. After winning their opening match against the Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai struggled to put up consistent performances during the season. They relied heavily on Duminy and Tendulkar's batting, and Malinga's bowling along with minimal contributions from other players. With only five wins from 14 matches, Mumbai finished on seventh place in the league table.

2010-2012: Rise as a formidable team[edit]

Lasith Malinga is the leading wicket-taker in IPL.

At the 2010 players auction, Mumbai Indians bought Trinidadian all-rounder Kieron Pollard for $750,000 following a secret tie-breaker. After the auction, they signed up ten uncapped Indian players out whom seven were former ICL players. Former India cricketer Robin Singh was named as the head coach of the team as Pollock took up the role of bowling coach. Mumbai had to shift their home venue to Brabourne Stadium for the season since the Wankhede was undergoing renovation to host the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup. Mumbai won seven of their first eight games to take the top spot in the points table. Their success was mainly due to the efforts of Tendulkar, Malinga, Harbhajan, Ambati Rayudu and Saurabh Tiwary. They won three of the remaining six league games and finished with 20 points from 14 games at the top of the points table. They beat the Royal Challengers Bangalore by 35 runs in the semifinal thanks to Pollard's all-round efforts (33* from 13 balls, and 3/17). At the final, they were defeated by the Chennai Super Kings by 22 runs. The Mumbai team management was criticised for the "strategic errors" during the final such as sending Abhishek Nayar and Harbhajan at batting positions 3 and 4 respectively while Duminy and Pollard were sent at 7 and 8. Mumbai skipper Sachin Tendulkar, who scored 618 runs at an average of 47.53 and strike rate of 132.6, won the Orange Cap for scoring most runs in the season. Mumbai qualified for the 2010 Champions League Twenty20 where they were eliminated in the group stage with two wins and two defeats in four matches.

In 2011, with the addition of two new teams to the IPL, the IPL Governing Council declared that each franchise could retain a maximum of four players of their 2010 squad, and the rest of the international players would be auctioned. Mumbai Indians retained Tendulkar, Harbhajan, Pollard and Malinga for a sum of $4.5 million. This retention left the franchise with the power of spending $4.5 million at the auction where they purchased Indian batsman Rohit Sharma for $2 million, former Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds for $850,000, and pacer Munaf Patel for $700,000. Mumbai won eight of their first ten league games following which they suffered a loss of form that led to three consecutive defeats and a last-ball win in their last league match. They finished third on the points table with 18 points from 14 games and qualified for the Eliminator. The Eliminator was played at the Wankhede where Mumbai faced the Kolkata Knight Riders. After winning the toss and electing to bowl first, Mumbai restricted Kolkata to 147 in their 20 overs. Mumbai chased down the target with the loss of six wickets and four balls to spare. Munaf Patel won the Man of the Match for his bowling figures of 3/27. With this win, Mumbai qualified for the Qualifying final against Royal Challengers Bangalore, the winner of which will play the Super Kings in the final. Mumbai skipper Tendulkar won the toss once again and put their opposition into bat who set Mumbai a target of 186. Mumbai kept losing wickets at regular intervals from the start of their innings and could score only 142/8, falling short by 43 runs. The top two leading wicket-takers of the season were Mumbai Indians pacers Lasith Malinga and Munaf Patel with 28 and 22 wickets respectively.

Team identity[edit]

The Mumbai Indians were the most watched team on television in the first season of the IPL, totaling to 239 million viewers.[8] After posting a revenue of INR69 crore and expenditure of INR85 crore, the first season left the owners with net loss of INR 16 crore and were expected to break even in the 2009 season.[9]

Team name, motto and logo design[edit]

The Mumbai Franchise named the Team as Mumbai Indians as per the wish of Sachin, their Iconic Player and Owners Ambanis which are the Biggest Business House of India to represent their team as team for the People of India as Sachin is their God of Cricket and this team belongs to every Indian.

The motto of the team is "Duniya Hila Denge Hum", which translates to We will rock the world.[10] The first anthem of Mumbai Indian was based on this motto, wherein the Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan was roped in for a promotional video campaign.[11]

The team logo has the Sudarshana Chakra with the team's name engraved in it.[12]

Jersey colors[edit]

The team's primary color is blue with golden stripes on either sides of the jersey. The team colours was almost the same in 2008 and 2009, with Idea as the principal sponsor, except for the colour shade and additional sponsors. In 2010, a new kit with golden stripes was unveiled. In 2011, kit used in 2010 is being used with Hero Honda as the main sponsor. The 2011 jersey also has three gold stripes going towards the back on the side of the jersey for the new players in the team. The kit manufacturer is Adidas.

Theme song[edit]

The current theme song of the Mumbai Indians is the famous Ala Re. However, after every boundary or a wicket by the team, a music titled "Akkha Mumbai Khelega" is always played by the stadium disc jockey.


During the player auction in 2008, the Mumbai Indians successfully bid for 7 players, including two members of the Indian Twenty-20 World cup winning side in Harbhajan Singh, Robin Uthappa. Sanath Jayasuriya, Lasith Malinga, Luke Ronchi, Dilhara Fernando and Shaun Pollock were other cricketers who were successfully bid for by the franchise.[13]

Outside of the player auction, the franchise also signed up Ajinkya Rahane and Abhishek Nayar (from Mumbai), Yogesh Takawale (WK-Batsman from Maharashtra) and Pinal Shah (WK-Batsman from Baroda).[14] Saurabh Tiwary and Manish Pandey, the members of the U-19 world-cup winning team were the random picks drafted in during the BCCI held second auction. Dominic Thornely was also signed by the Mumbai Indians for a sum of $30,000. André Nel the South African fast bowler was signed on in the place of Dwayne Bravo who left the tournament early.[15]

In the 2009 player auction,the Mumbai Indians signed up South African player, JP Duminy for $950,000. He was the third most expensive pick after Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff (both signed up for $1.55m by Bangalore Royal Challengers and Chennai Super Kings respectively). In addition Kyle Mills and Mohammad Ashraful for $ 150,000 and $ 75,000 respectively were bought by MI management. The team also signed Graham Napier and Ryan McLaren at the pre-auction signings.

In the IPL 2010 Mumbai Indians bought West Indian all-rounder Kieron Pollard for $750,000 ($2,750,000) after a silent tie-breaker with Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Kolkata Knight he impressed everyone with his performances at Big Bash and Champions League.

In 2011, as two new teams were added to the IPL, the IPL Governing Council declared that each franchise could retain a maximum of four players of their squad, only three of whom can be Indian players, and the rest of the international players would be put in the mega-auction. The Mumbai franchise, keen to have the same set of core players, retained captain Sachin Tendulkar, Vice-Captain Harbhajan Singh, All-Rounder Kieron Pollard and Fast Bowler Lasith Malinga for a total of $4.5 million. The retention left them with the power of spending only $4.5 million at the mega-auction. At the auction, they purchased Rohit Sharma as one of the costliest player in the auction along with Munaf Patel, Andrew Symonds, Aiden Blizzard, a hard-hitting Australian batsman and James Franklin, an all rounder from New Zealand.

At the 2012 IPL player auction, Mumbai Indians bought South Africans Richard Levi and Robin Peterson for $50,000 and $100,000 respectively, Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson for $300,000, Indian fast bowler R. P. Singh for $ 600,000 and Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera for $ 650,000.

After the auctions, Mumbai Indians managed to get South African explosive opener Richard Levi, who shot into limelight after hitting the fastest century in T20 international cricket and hitting a record 13 sixes, after a bidding war with Pune Warriors India. Richard Levi was brought in as a replacement for Andrew Symonds, who retired from all forms of the game citing family reasons. Sachin Tendulkar stepped down as Mumbai Indians captain ahead of the IPL 2012 season-opener against Chennai.

At the 2013 IPL player auction, Former Australian Captain Ricky Ponting was purchased by Mumbai Indians for $400,000 and he became the new captain for sixth edition of IPL. Also at the auction, the Million Dollar Baby Glenn Maxwell was purchased by Mumbai Indians. Also Philip Hughes, Nathan Coulter - Nile, Jacob Oram was purchased by MI Management.


In the 2008–2009 transfer window, Mumbai Indians conducted two straight swap deals, with no money exchanged. Ashish Nehra was swapped with Shikhar Dhawan of Delhi Daredevils[16] and on the last day of the transfer window, Robin Uthappa was swapped with Zaheer Khan of Royal Challengers Bangalore,[17] who plays for Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy. In a three-way trade, Jaydev Shah of the Rajasthan Royals – captain of the Saurashtra Ranji squad that made it to the semi-finals and son of former cricket board secretary Niranjan Shah – will move to the Mumbai Indians.

During the transfer window, Mumbai Indians was the first team to induct a new player in their squad. Tamil Nadu wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik transferred to Mumbai Indians for $2.35 million (Rs 12.4 crores approximately).[18] Also making a switch was Rajagopal Sathish, who moved to Kings XI Punjab for an undisclosed amount. In their latest trade, Indian left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha has transferred to Mumbai Indians from Deccan Chargers for an undisclosed amount.,[19] while letting Ali Murtaza move to Pune Warriors India.


Year Indian Premier League Champions League Twenty20
2008 Group stage DNQ
2009 Group stage DNQ
2010 Runners-up Group stage
2011 Playoffs Champions
2012 Playoffs Group stage
2013 Champions Champions
  • Q = Qualified; DNQ = Did Not Qualify

Complete Players List[edit]

2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Abhishek Nayar Abhishek Nayar Abhishek Nayar Abu Nechim Abu Nechim Abu Nechim Aditya Tare
Ajinkya Rahane Ajinkya Rahane Abu Nechim Aditya Tare Aditya Tare Aditya Tare Ambati Rayudu
Andre Nel Chetanya Nanda Aditya Tare Aiden Blizzard Aiden Blizzard Aiden Blizzard Apoorv Wankhade
Ankeet Chavan Dhawal Kulkarni Ali Murtaza Ali Murtaza Ambati Rayudu Akshar Patel Ben Dunk
Ashish Nehra Dilhara Fernando Ambati Rayudu Ambati Rayudu Amitoze Singh Ambati Rayudu CM Gautam
Ashwell Prince Dwayne Bravo Chandan Madan Andrew Symonds Apoorv Wankhade Amitoze Singh Corey Anderson
Dhawal Kulkarni Graham Napier Dhawal Kulkarni Clint McKay Clint McKay Dhawal Kulkarni Harbhajan Singh
Dilhara Fernando Harbhajan Singh Dilhara Fernando Davy Jacobs Davy Jacobs Dinesh Karthik Jalaj Saxena
Dominic Thornely Jaydev Shah Dwayne Bravo Dhawal Kulkarni Dhawal Kulkarni Dwayne Smith Jasprit Bumrah
Dwayne Bravo Jean-Paul Duminy Graham Napier Dilhara Fernando Dinesh Karthik Glenn Maxwell Josh Hazlewood
Dwayne Smith Kyle Mills Harbhajan Singh Harbhajan Singh (c) Dwayne Smith Harbhajan Singh Kieron Pollard
Gaurav Dhiman Lasith Malinga Ishan Malhotra James Franklin Harbhajan Singh (c) Jacob Oram Krishmar Santokie
Harbhajan Singh Luke Ronchi Jean-Paul Duminy Kieron Pollard Herschelle Gibbs Jalaj Saxena Lasith Malinga
Lasith Malinga Mohammad Ashraful Kieron Pollard Lasith Malinga James Franklin James Franklin Marchant de Lange
Loots Bosman Pinal Shah Lasith Malinga Moises Henriques Jaydev Shah Jasprit Bumrah Michael Hussey
Luke Ronchi Rahil Shaikh Rahul Shukla Munaf Patel Kieron Pollard Javed Khan Pawan Suyal
Manish Pandey Rohan Raje Rajagopal Sathish Pawan Suyal Kuldeep Yadav Kieron Pollard Pragyan Ojha
Musavir Khote Ryan McLaren Ryan McLaren Rajagopal Sathish Lasith Malinga Lasith Malinga Rohit Sharma (c)
Pinal Shah Sachin Tendulkar (c) Sachin Tendulkar (c) Rohit Sharma Mitchell Johnson Mitchell Johnson Shreyas Gopal
Rajesh Pawar Sanath Jayasuriya Sanath Jayasuriya Sachin Tendulkar (c) Munaf Patel Munaf Patel Sushant Marathe
Robin Uthappa Saurabh Tiwary Saurabh Tiwary Santosh Yadav Pawan Suyal Nathan Coulter-Nile Zaheer Khan
Rohan Raje Shikhar Dhawan Shikhar Dhawan Sarul Kanwar Pragyan Ojha Pawan Suyal
Sachin Tendulkar (c) Yogesh Takawale Syed Sahabuddin Suryakumar Yadav Rahul Shukla Phillip Hughes
Sanath Jayasuriya Zaheer Khan Zaheer Khan Tirumalasetti Suman Richard Levi Pragyan Ojha
Saurabh Tiwary Yuzvendra Chahal Robin Peterson Ricky Ponting (c)
Shaun Pollock Rohit Sharma Rishi Dhawan
Siddharth Chitnis RP Singh Rohit Sharma (c)
Swapnil Singh Sachin Tendulkar Sachin Tendulkar
Vikrant Yeligati Sujit Nayak Suryakumar Yadav
Yogesh Takawale Suryakumar Yadav Sushant Marathe
Sushant Marathe Yuzvendra Chahal
Thisara Perera
Tirumalasetti Suman
Yuzvendra Chahal
  • In alphabetical order

Current squad[edit]

  • Players with international caps are listed in bold.
No. Name Nat Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
48 Mike Hussey Australia (1975-05-27) 27 May 1975 (age 38) Left-handed Right-arm medium Overseas
09 Ambati Rayudu India (1985-09-23) 23 September 1985 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm off break Occasional wicketkeeper
45 Rohit Sharma India (1987-04-30) 30 April 1987 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm off break Captain
Apoorv Wankhade India (1992-03-14) 14 March 1992 (age 22) Right-handed
78 Corey Anderson New Zealand (1990-12-13) 13 December 1990 (age 23) Left-handed Left-arm medium-fast Overseas
Shreyas Gopal India (1993-09-04) 4 September 1993 (age 20) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
55 Kieron Pollard Trinidad and Tobago (1987-05-12) 12 May 1987 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast Overseas
Jalaj Saxena India (1986-12-15) 15 December 1986 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm off break
51 Ben Dunk Australia (1987-03-11) 11 March 1987 (age 27) Left-handed Overseas
CM Gautam India (1986-03-08) 8 March 1986 (age 28) Right-handed
Sushant Marathe India (1985-10-16) 16 October 1985 (age 28) Left-handed Right-arm leg break
Aditya Tare India (1987-11-07) 7 November 1987 (age 26) Right-handed
12 Jasprit Bumrah India (1993-12-06) 6 December 1993 (age 20) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
38 Josh Hazlewood Australia (1991-01-08) 8 January 1991 (age 23) Left-handed Right-arm fast-medium Overseas
34 Zaheer Khan India (1978-10-07) 7 October 1978 (age 35) Right-handed Left-arm fast-medium
90 Marchant de Lange South Africa (1990-10-13) 13 October 1990 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm fast Overseas
99 Lasith Malinga Sri Lanka (1983-08-28) 28 August 1983 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm fast Overseas
30 Pragyan Ojha India (1986-09-05) 5 September 1986 (age 27) Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox
67 Krishmar Santokie Jamaica (1984-12-20) 20 December 1984 (age 29) Left-handed Left-arm medium-fast Overseas
03 Harbhajan Singh India (1980-07-03) 3 July 1980 (age 33) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Pawan Suyal India (1989-10-15) 15 October 1989 (age 24) Right-handed Left-arm medium-fast

Players' salaries[edit]

Nat Player Signed year Salary
India Rohit Sharma 2014 INR125 million (US$2.1 million)
India Harbhajan Singh 2014 INR95 million (US$1.6 million)
Trinidad and Tobago Kieron Pollard 2014 INR75 million (US$1.3 million)
Sri Lanka Lasith Malinga 2014 INR55 million (US$920,000)
India Ambati Rayudu 2014 INR40 million (US$670,000)
Australia Michael Hussey 2014 INR50 million (US$840,000)
India Zaheer Khan 2014 INR26 million (US$430,000)
India Pragyan Ojha 2014 INR32.5 million (US$540,000)
New Zealand Corey Anderson 2014 INR45 million (US$750,000)
Australia Josh Hazlewood 2014 INR5 million (US$84,000)
India CM Gautam 2014 INR2 million (US$33,000)
India Aditya Tare 2014 INR16 million (US$270,000)
India Jasprit Bumrah 2014 INR12 million (US$200,000)
India Shreyas Gopal 2014 INR1 million (US$17,000)
India Jalaj Saxena 2014 INR9 million (US$150,000)
India Apoorv Wankhede 2014 INR1 million (US$17,000)
South Africa Marchant de Lange 2014 INR3 million (US$50,000)
Jamaica Krishmar Santokie 2014 INR3 million (US$50,000)
Australia Ben Dunk 2014 INR2 million (US$33,000)
India Pawan Suyal 2014 INR1 million (US$17,000)
India Sushant Marathe 2014 INR1 million (US$17,000)

Former players[edit]

Player Seasons with MI To
Sri Lanka Sanath Jayasuriya 20082010 None
South Africa Shaun Pollock 2008 None
New Zealand Luke Ronchi 20082009 None
Sri Lanka Dilhara Fernando 20082011 None
Bangladesh Mohammad Ashraful 2009 None
England Graham Napier 20092010 None
Australia Andrew Symonds 2011 None
South Africa Robin Peterson 2012 None
South Africa Richard Levi 2012 None
Trinidad and Tobago Dwayne Bravo 20082010 Chennai Super Kings
South Africa JP Duminy 20092010 Deccan Chargers
India Shikhar Dhawan 20092010 Deccan Chargers
India Ashish Nehra 2008 Delhi Daredevils
India Abhishek Nayar 20082010 Kings XI Punjab
South Africa Ryan McLaren 20092010 Kings XI Punjab
India Rajagopal Sathish 20092011 Kings XI Punjab
India Tirumalasetti Suman 20112012 Pune Warriors India
India Ali Murtaza 20102011 Pune Warriors India
India Ajinkya Rahane 20082010 Rajasthan Royals
India Stuart Binny 2010 Rajasthan Royals
India Rahul Shukla 20102012 Rajasthan Royals
India Robin Uthappa 2008 Royal Challengers Bangalore
India Saurabh Tiwary 20082010 Royal Challengers Bangalore
India Manish Pandey 2008 Royal Challengers Bangalore
India Zaheer Khan 20092010 Royal Challengers Bangalore
India R. P. Singh 2012 Royal Challengers Bangalore
Sri Lanka Thisara Perera 2012 Sunrisers Hyderabad
Australia Clint McKay 20112012 Sunrisers Hyderabad
India Abu Nechim 20102013 Royal Challengers Bangalore
Australia Aiden Blizzard 20112013 None
India Akshar Patel 2011 Kings XI Punjab
India Amitoze Singh 20122013 None
India Dhawal Kulkarni 20082013 Rajasthan Royals
India Dinesh Karthik 20122013 Delhi Daredevils
West Indies Cricket Board Dwayne Smith 2008, 20122013 Chennai Super Kings
Australia Glenn Maxwell 2013 Kings XI Punjab
New Zealand Jacob Oram 2013 None
New Zealand James Franklin 20112013 None
India Javed Khan 2013 None
Australia Mitchell Johnson 20122013 Kings XI Punjab
India Munaf Patel 20112013 None
Australia Nathan Coulter-Nile 2013 Delhi Daredevils
Australia Phillip Hughes 2013 None
Australia Ricky Ponting 2013 None
India Rishi Dhawan 2013 Kings XI Punjab
India Sachin Tendulkar 20082013 None
India Suryakumar Yadav 20112013 Kolkata Knight Riders
India Yuzvendra Chahal 20112013 Royal Challengers Bangalore

Home ground[edit]

The Mumbai Indians play their home games at the Wankhede Stadium.[20] However, in 2010, they played all seven home games at the Brabourne Stadium while the Wankhede Stadium underwent renovation for hosting a few group stage as well as the final match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011. Mumbai Indians won six out of the seven matches at the Brabourne Stadium that season.


Sponsors and partners[edit]

American multinational corporation – Mastercard is the official founding sponsor of the Mumbai Indians,[21] while Adidas is their official apparel sponsor.[22] Associate sponsors and official partners include Bridgestone, Dheeraj and East Coast LLC, Kingfisher, Wrigley's Orbit, Wrigley's Boomer, Royal Stag, Air India, Msn and Red FM 93.5.[23] Now Hero Motocorp is also one of the main sponsors of Mumbai Indians from 2011 season onwards.

Education for all[edit]

Mumbai Indians invited children of the NGOs to watch matches for Free

Mumbai Indians have supported the social cause of education to the underprivileged. Mumbai Indians have been raised funds for the cause via selling merchandise like wristbands signed by their Players. The NGOs supported are Pratham, Ummeed, Akanksha, Teach For India and Nanhi Kali.[24]

Fixtures and results[edit]

Overall results in the IPL[edit]

Year Total Wins Losses No result % Win Position
2008 14 7 7 0 50.00% 5
2009 14 5 8 1 35.71% 7
2010 16 11 5 0 68.75% 2
2011 16 10 6 0 62.50% 3
2012 17 10 7 0 58.82% 3
2013 19 13 6 0 68.42% 1
Total 96 56 39 1 58.33%

By Opposition[edit]

Opposition Played Won Lost NR
Cape Cobras 1 0 0 1
Chennai Super Kings 17 10 7 0
Deccan Chargers 10 6 4 0
Delhi Daredevils 12 6 6 0
Guyana 1 1 0 0
Highveld Lions 2 1 1 0
Kings XI Punjab 12 5 7 0
Kochi Tuskers Kerala 1 0 1 0
Kolkata Knight Riders 12 10 2 0
Lions 3 1 2 0
New South Wales Blues 1 0 1 0
Perth Scorchers 1 1 0 0
Pune Warriors India 6 5 1 0
Rajasthan Royals 15 8 6 1
Otago Volts 1 0 0 1
Royal Challengers Bangalore 15 9 6 0
Somerset 1 1 0 0
Southern Redbacks 1 0 1 0
Sunrisers Hyderabad 2 1 1 0
Sydney Sixers 1 0 1 0
Trinidad and Tobago 2 2 0 0
Yorkshire Carnegie 1 0 0 1
Teams now defunct
Non IPL Teams

IPL 2008 season[edit]

No. Date Opponent Venue Result Scorecard
1 April 20 Royal Challengers Bangalore Mumbai −3.8135593220339Lost by 5 wickets Cricinfo
2 April 23 Chennai Super Kings Chennai −6Lost by 6 runs Cricinfo
3 April 25 Kings XI Punjab Mohali −66Lost by 66 runs Cricinfo
4 April 27 Deccan Chargers Navi Mumbai −104.33333333333Lost by 10 wickets Cricinfo
5 April 29 Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata 10.857142857143Won by 7 wickets; MoMSri Lanka Sanath Jayasuriya 3/14 (4 overs) and 18 (10) Cricinfo
6 May 4 Delhi Daredevils Mumbai 29Won by 29 runs; MoM – South Africa Shaun Pollock 33 (15) and 2/16 (4 overs) Cricinfo
7 May 7 Rajasthan Royals Mumbai 34.142857142857Won by 7 wickets; MoM – India Ashish Nehra 3/13 (3 overs) Cricinfo
8 May 14 Chennai Super Kings Mumbai 72.433734939759Won by 9 wickets; MoM – Sri Lanka Sanath Jayasuriya 114* (48) Cricinfo
9 May 16 Kolkata Knight Riders Mumbai 180.27272727273Won by 8 wickets; MoM – South Africa Shaun Pollock 3/12 (4 overs) Cricinfo
10 May 18 Deccan Chargers Hyderabad 25Won by 25 runs; MoM – Trinidad and Tobago Dwayne Bravo 30 (17) and 3/24 (4 overs) Cricinfo
11 May 21 Kings XI Punjab Mumbai −1Lost by 1 run Cricinfo
12 May 24 Delhi Daredevils Delhi −4.5042016806723Lost by 5 wickets Cricinfo
13 May 26 Rajasthan Royals Jaipur −1Lost by 5 wickets Cricinfo
14 May 28 Royal Challengers Bangalore Bangalore 19.75Won by 9 wickets; MoM – Sri Lanka Dilhara Fernando 4/18 (4 overs) Cricinfo
Overall record of 7 – 7

Failed to make in the Semifinals, ended 5/8

IPL 2009 season[edit]

No. Date Opponent Venue Result Scorecard
1 April 18 Chennai Super Kings Cape Town 19Won by 19 runs; MoM - India Sachin Tendulkar 59* (49) and 1 catch Cricinfo
2 April 21 Rajasthan Royals Durban 0Match did not start after intermittent rain Cricinfo
3 April 25 Deccan Chargers Durban −19Lost by 19 runs Cricinfo
4 April 27 Kolkata Knight Riders Port Elizabeth 92Won by 92 runs; MoM – India Sachin Tendulkar 68 (45) and 2 catches Cricinfo
5 April 29 Kings XI Punjab Durban −3Lost by 3 runs Cricinfo
6 May 1 Kolkata Knight Riders East London 9Won by 9 runs; MoM – South Africa JP Duminy 52 (37), 1 catch and 1 runout Cricinfo
7 May 3 Royal Challengers Bangalore Johannesburg −16.137614678899Lost by 9 wickets Cricinfo
8 May 6 Deccan Chargers Pretoria −19Lost by 19 runs Cricinfo
9 May 8 Delhi Daredevils East London −9.3097345132743Lost by 7 wickets Cricinfo
10 May 10 Royal Challengers Bangalore Port Elizabeth 16Won by 16 runs; MoM – South Africa JP Duminy 59* (41) and 1 catch Cricinfo
11 May 12 Kings XI Punjab Pretoria 30.387755102041Won by 8 wickets; MoM – India Harbhajan Singh 1/9 (4 overs) and 2 catches Cricinfo
12 May 14 Rajasthan Royals Durban −2Lost by 2 runs Cricinfo
13 May 16 Chennai Super Kings Port Elizabeth −10.565217391304Lost by 7 wickets Cricinfo
14 May 21 Delhi Daredevils Pretoria −24.714285714286Lost by 4 wickets Cricinfo
Overall record of 5 – 8 (One match no result)

Failed to make in the Semifinals, ended 7/8

IPL 2010 season[edit]

No. Date Opponent Venue Result Scorecard
1 March 13 Rajasthan Royals Mumbai 4Won by 4 runs Cricinfo
2 March 17 Delhi Daredevils Delhi 98Won by 98 runs; MoM – India Sachin Tendulkar 63 (32) Cricinfo
3 March 20 Royal Challengers Bangalore Mumbai −10.739130434783Lost by 4 wickets Cricinfo
4 March 22 Kolkata Knight Riders Mumbai 13.648648648649Won by 7 wickets; MoM – India Sachin Tendulkar 71* (48) Cricinfo
5 March 25 Chennai Super Kings Mumbai 13.684210526316Won by 5 wickets; MoM – India Sachin Tendulkar 72 (52) Cricinfo
6 March 28 Deccan Chargers Mumbai 41Won by 41 runs; MoM – India Harbhajan Singh 49* (18) and 3/31 Cricinfo
7 March 30 Kings XI Punjab Mumbai 5.2051282051282Won by 4 wickets; MoM – Sri Lanka Lasith Malinga 4/22 Cricinfo
8 April 3 Deccan Chargers Mumbai 63Won by 63 runs; MoM – India Ambati Rayudu 55 (29) Cricinfo
9 April 6 Chennai Super Kings Chennai −24Lost by 24 runs Cricinfo
10 April 9 Kings XI Punjab Mohali −9.448275862069Lost by 6 wickets Cricinfo
11 April 11 Rajasthan Royals Jaipur 37Won by 37 runs; MoM – India Sachin Tendulkar 89* (59) Cricinfo
12 April 13 Delhi Daredevils Mumbai 39Won by 39 runs; MoM – Trinidad and Tobago Kieron Pollard 45* (13) and 2 runouts Cricinfo
13 April 17 Royal Challengers Bangalore Bangalore 57Won by 57 runs; MoM – South Africa Ryan McLaren 40 (42) and 1/21 Cricinfo
14 April 19 Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata −9.448275862069Lost by 9 wickets Cricinfo
15 April 21 Royal Challengers Bangalore Navi Mumbai 35Won by 35 runs; MoM – Trinidad and Tobago Kieron Pollard 33* (13) and 3/17 Cricinfo
16 April 25 Chennai Super Kings Mumbai −22Lost by 22 runs Cricinfo
Overall record of 11 – 5

Runners-up of IPL 2010

CLT20 2010 season[edit]

No. Date Opponent Venue Result Scorecard
1 September 10 Lions Johannesburg 4Lost by 9 runs Cricinfo
2 September 14 Southern Redbacks Durban 4Lost by 5 wickets Cricinfo
3 September 16 Guyana Durban 4Won by 31 runs; MoM - Trinidad and Tobago Kieron Pollard 72* (30) Cricinfo
4 September 19 Royal Challengers Bangalore Durban 4Won by 2 runs; MoM - Trinidad and Tobago Dwayne Bravo 29 (17) and 2/23 Cricinfo
Overall record of 2 – 2

Failed to make in the Semifinals

IPL 2011 season[edit]

No. Date Opponent Venue Result Scorecard
1 April 10 Delhi Daredevils Delhi 22.623762376238Won by 8 wickets; MoM – Sri Lanka Lasith Malinga 5/13 (3.4 overs) Cricinfo
2 April 12 Royal Challengers Bangalore Bangalore 11.858407079646Won by 9 wickets; MoM – India Sachin Tendulkar 55* (46) Cricinfo
3 April 15 Kochi Tuskers Kerala Mumbai −11.684210526316Lost by 8 wickets Cricinfo
4 April 20 Pune Warriors India Mumbai 6Won by 7 wickets; MoM – India Munaf Patel 3/8 (2.2 overs) Cricinfo
5 April 22 Chennai Super Kings Mumbai 8Won by 8 runs; MoM – India Harbhajan Singh 5/18 (4 overs) Cricinfo
6 April 24 Deccan Chargers Hyderabad 37Won by 37 runs; MoM – Sri Lanka Lasith Malinga 3/9 (4 overs) Cricinfo
7 April 29 Rajasthan Royals Jaipur −10.587155963303Lost by 7 wickets Cricinfo
8 May 2 Kings XI Punjab Mumbai 23Won by 23 runs; MoM – Trinidad and Tobago Kieron Pollard 20 (11), 1/18 (3 overs) and 2 catches Cricinfo
9 May 4 Pune Warriors India Mumbai 21Won by 21 runs Cricinfo
10 May 7 Delhi Daredevils Mumbai 32Won by 32 runs; MoM – India Ambati Rayudu 59 (39), 1 catch and 1 runout Cricinfo
11 May 10 Kings XI Punjab Mohali −76Lost by 76 runs Cricinfo
12 May 14 Deccan Chargers Mumbai −10Lost by 10 runs Cricinfo
13 May 20 Rajasthan Royals Mumbai −70.544303797468Lost by 10 wickets Cricinfo
14 May 22 Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata 3Won by 7 wickets; MoM – New Zealand James Franklin 45 (23) and 2/35 (4 overs) Cricinfo
15 May 25 Kolkata Knight Riders Mumbai 6.1034482758621Won by 4 wickets; MoM – India Munaf Patel 3/27 (4 overs) Cricinfo
Qualifier 2
16 May 27 Royal Challengers Bangalore Chennai −43Lost by 43 runs Cricinfo
Overall record of 10 – 6

Failed to make in the Final, ended 3/10

CLT20 2011 season[edit]

No. Date Opponent Venue Result Scorecard
1 September 24 Chennai Super Kings Chennai 4Won by 3 wickets; MoM Sri Lanka Lasith Malinga 37* (24) and 1/29 Cricinfo
2 September 26 Trinidad and Tobago Bengaluru 4Won by 1 wicket Cricinfo
3 September 30 Cape Cobras Bengaluru 4Match did not start after intermittent rain Cricinfo
4 October 2 New South Wales Blues Chennai 4Lost by 5 wickets Cricinfo
5 October 8 Somerset Chennai 4Won by 10 runs; MoM Sri Lanka Lasith Malinga 4/20 Cricinfo
6 October 9 Royal Challengers Bangalore Chennai 4Won by 31 runs; MoM – India Harbhajan Singh 3/20 and 2 catches Cricinfo
Overall record of 4 – 1 (One match no result)

Champions of the Champions League 2011

IPL 2012 season[edit]

Due to the disbanding of Kochi Tuskers Kerala, each team will play the remaining eight teams twice, once at home and once away. Therefore each team will play 16 matches.

No. Date Opponent Venue Result Scorecard
1 April 4 Chennai Super Kings Chennai 24.633663366337Won by 8 wickets; MoM – South Africa Richard Levi 50 (35) Cricinfo
2 April 6 Pune Warriors India Mumbai −28Lost by 28 runs Cricinfo
3 April 9 Deccan Chargers Vishakapatnam 4Won by 5 wickets; MoM – India Rohit Sharma 73* (50) and 1 catch Cricinfo
4 April 11 Rajasthan Royals Mumbai 27Won by 27 runs; MoM – Trinidad and Tobago Kieron Pollard 64 (33), 4/44 (4 overs) and 1 catch Cricinfo
5 April 16 Delhi Daredevils Mumbai −33.393258426966Lost by 7 wickets Cricinfo
6 April 22 Kings XI Punjab Mumbai −5.2051282051282Lost by 6 wickets Cricinfo
7 April 25 Kings XI Punjab Mohali 4.436974789916Won by 4 wickets; MoM – India Ambati Rayudu 34* (17) Cricinfo
8 April 27 Delhi Daredevils New Delhi −37Lost by 37 runs Cricinfo
9 April 29 Deccan Chargers Mumbai 11.192660550459Won by 5 wickets Cricinfo
10 May 3 Pune Warriors India Pune 1Won by 1 run; MoM – Sri Lanka Lasith Malinga 2/25 (4 overs) and 14 (14) Cricinfo
11 May 6 Chennai Super Kings Mumbai 1Won by 2 wickets; MoM – Barbados Dwayne Smith 24* (9) Cricinfo
12 May 9 Royal Challengers Bangalore Mumbai −18.444444444444Lost by 9 wickets Cricinfo
13 May 12 Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata 27Won by 27 runs; MoM – India Rohit Sharma 109* (60) Cricinfo
14 May 14 Royal Challengers Bangalore Bengaluru 4.9322033898305Won by 5 wickets; MoM – India Ambati Rayudu 81* (54) Cricinfo
15 May 16 Kolkata Knight Riders Mumbai −32 Lost by 32 runs Cricinfo
16 May 20 Rajasthan Royals Jaipur 19.111111111111Won by 10 wickets; MoM – Barbados Dwayne Smith 87* (58) & 1 catch Cricinfo
17 May 23 Chennai Super Kings Bengaluru −38 Lost by 38 runs Cricinfo

Overall record of 10 – 7
Failed in the eliminator, ended up fourth in the table.

CLT20 2012 season[edit]

No. Date Opponent Venue Result Scorecard
1 October 14 Highveld Lions Johannesburg 4Lost by 8 wickets Cricinfo
2 October 18 Yorkshire Carnegie Cape Town 4Match did not start after intermittent rain Cricinfo
3 October 20 Chennai Super Kings Johannesburg 4Lost by 6 runs Cricinfo
4 October 22 Sydney Sixers Durban 4Lost by 12 runs Cricinfo
Overall record of 0 – 3 (One match no result)

Failed to make in the Semifinals

IPL 2013 season[edit]

For the 2013 season Anil Kumble joint the team as Chief Mentor after having quit the same post with Royal Challengers Bangalore.[25] In this season the team remained unbeaten at home.

No. Date Opponent Venue Result Scorecard
1 April 4 Royal Challengers Bangalore Bengaluru Lost by 2 runs Cricinfo
2 April 6 Chennai Super Kings Chennai Won by 9 runs; MoM – Trinidad and Tobago Kieron Pollard 57* (38) Cricinfo
3 April 9 Delhi Daredevils Mumbai Won by 44 runs; MoM – India Dinesh Karthik 86 (48) Cricinfo
4 April 13 Pune Warriors India Mumbai Won by 41 runs; MoM – India Rohit Sharma 62* (32) Cricinfo
5 April 17 Rajasthan Royals Jaipur Lost by 87 runs Cricinfo
6 April 21 Delhi Daredevils New Delhi Lost by 9 wickets Cricinfo
7 April 24 Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata Won by 5 wickets; MoM – Barbados Dwayne Smith 62 (45) Cricinfo
8 April 27 Royal Challengers Bangalore Mumbai Won by 58 runs; MoM – Barbados Dwayne Smith 50 (36) and 2/20 Cricinfo
9 April 29 Kings XI Punjab Mumbai Won by 4 runs; MoM – India Rohit Sharma 79* (39) Cricinfo
10 May 1 Sunrisers Hyderabad Hyderabad Lost by 7 wickets Cricinfo
11 May 5 Chennai Super Kings Mumbai Won by 60 runs; MoM – Australia Mitchell Johnson 3/27 (3 overs) Cricinfo
12 May 7 Kolkata Knight Riders Mumbai Won by 65 Runs; MoM – India Sachin Tendulkar 48 (28) Cricinfo
13 May 11 Pune Warriors India Pune Won by 5 Wickets; MoM – Australia Mitchell Johnson 2/8 (4 overs) Cricinfo
14 May 13 Sunrisers Hyderabad Mumbai Won by 7 wickets; MoM – Trinidad and Tobago Kieron Pollard 66* (27) Cricinfo
15 May 15 Rajasthan Royals Mumbai Won by 14 Runs; MoM – India Aditya Tare 59 (37) Cricinfo
16 May 18 Kings XI Punjab Dharamsala Lost by 50 Runs Cricinfo
Qualifier 1
17 May 21 Chennai Super Kings New Delhi Lost by 48 Runs Cricinfo
Qualifier 2
18 May 24 Rajasthan Royals Kolkata Won by 4 wickets; MoM India Harbhajan Singh 3/23, 2 catches and 6* (4) Cricinfo
19 May 26 Chennai Super Kings Kolkata Won by 23 Runs; MoM – Trinidad and Tobago Kieron Pollard 60* (32) Cricinfo
Overall Record of 13 – 6

Champions of the 2013 Indian Premier League

Qualified for 2013 Champions League Twenty20

CLT20 2013 season[edit]

No. Date Opponent Venue Result Scorecard
1 September 21 Rajasthan Royals Jaipur 4Lost by 7 wickets Cricinfo
2 September 23 Otago Volts Ahmedabad 4Match did not start after intermittent rain Cricinfo
3 September 27 Highveld Lions Jaipur 4Won by 7 wickets; MoM Barbados Dwayne Smith 63 (47) and 1 catch Cricinfo
4 October 2 Perth Scorchers Delhi 4Won by 6 wickets; MoM India Rohit Sharma 51* (24) Cricinfo
5 October 5 Trinidad & Tobago Delhi 4Won by 6 wickets; MoM Barbados Dwayne Smith 59 (38) Cricinfo
6 October 6 Rajasthan Royals Delhi 4Won by 33 runs; MoM – India Harbhajan Singh 4/32 and 1 catch Cricinfo
Overall record of 4 – 1 (One match no result)

Champions of the Champions League 2013


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