In the era of IPL MI is been abbreviated as Mumbai Indians. MI is the only team to win the IPL title for three times in all. MI is considered to be the most successful and strongest team as it gives strong competition to every team with which it plays. The icon player of Mumbai Indians IPL team is the famous Indian Cricket player Sachin R. Tendulkar who led the team in the starting of the tournament and later on Ricky Ponting became the skipper of it and after his dismissal from the team due to bad performance Rohit Sharma was placed as the skipper of it and from that time Mumbai Indians is been rocking in every alternate year as MI has won the title in 2013, then in 2015 and recently in 2017 although they suffered very badly in the starting session of IPL 2008-2009. MI has also won the two champions league t20 title also.
The owner of the MI IPL team is India’s biggest conglomerate, (Mukesh Ambani, Neeta Ambani)Reliance Industries, through its 100% subsidiary IndiaWin Sports. The home ground of Mumbai Indians is Wankhede Stadium
The team MI is presently coached by Mahela Jayawardene. Rohit Sharma is the leading run scorer and Lasith Malinga is the leading wicket-taker of the team MI to date.
Rohit Sharma is again signed for the next season of the IPL by the franchiser and they are awaiting the good game from him again.
Mumbai Indians have played highest number of matches with CSK and have a good ratio of a win over the same and next to CSK it comes to KKR with which MI have played matches with a good ratio of win. One more thing about MI team is the ratio of a number of matches won to the number of matches lost is greater than or equal to 1.
Mumbai Indians All-Season Point Table
Mumbai Indians Records
Most Runs: This cap is always been owned by Rohit Sharma and by playing 119 innings facing 2533 balls Rohit made 3310 runs including 25 fifties and one century on the board with the highest total of 109*. Rohit is 20 times not out in his IPL career.There are 276 Four’s and 137 sixes in his name and has got 7 ducks too.
The man in form got this title of most fifties and the name is Rohit Sharma.
Highest Score: ST Jayasuriya owns this cap from MI side as he made 114* runs including 9 fours and 11 sixes by just facing 48 balls securing a strike rate of 237.50 against Chennai Super Kings in the home ground.
Highest Average: LMP Simmon has the highest average of 40.51 in the session 2014-2017. He scored 1175 runs including 123 fours and 45 sixes with a highest of 100* by facing 934 balls in 32 innings. There are 1 century and 12 fifties on his name. Simmons has got only two ducks in the above session.
Highest Strike Rate: Kunal Pandey has got the highest strike rate of 158.41 in just 20 innings by facing 303 balls and scoring 480 runs with a highest of 86 on the board.
Most Ducks: Harbhajan Singh has recorded the most ducks of 14 in 99 innings. He has scored 947 runs with a highest of 64.
Highest Strike Rate in an inning: KA Pollard has got the highest strike rate in an innings as h made 45 runs by just facing 13 balls calculating a strike rate of 346.15 against Delhi Daredevils.
KA Pollard has also got the record of 15 catches in 17 innings which is max by any MI team player.
Most Runs In a series: This cap is with SR Tendulkar from the starting of IPL season as he has made 618 runs by facing 466 balls in just 15 innings securing a strike rate of 132.61 with an average 47.53.
Tendulkar has also got the record of taking most catches in a match counting to 4 which is maxed by any player from MI team.
Most Catches: KA Pollard catches the record of 80 catches in 145 matches which are maxed by any player in MI team.
BY RUNS: H Gibbs and R Sharma hold this record of 167* against KKR.
BY WICKETS: SR Tendulkar and Smith hold the record of making 163* for the first wicket against Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur.
Most Matches As A Captain: Rohit Sharma has played 80 matches in which he has won 49 and lost 30 matches with one no result.
Most Wickets: SL Malinga holds the record of taking the highest wicket from the MI team. He took 179 wickets in 485.1 overs conceding 3338 runs in 125 innings with a best of 5/13 and calculating an economy of 6.88.
SL Malinga holds the best bowling figures record also of 5/13 against Delhi Daredevils.
Malinga holds the record of taking 5 wickets in a match.
Malinga has also conceded most runs in an innings with a figure of 58 in just 4 overs against Kings XI Punjab in Indore.
SL Malinga has taken most wickets in an inning of IPL from MI Team with a figure of 28 in 16 matches with an economy of 5.95.
By Runs: MI Team has won with a margin of 1 run from Pune Warriors.
By Wickets: MI Team has won with a margin of1 wicket from Trinidad & T.
MI has won on the last ball against Pune Warriors with a margin of 7 wickets.
Tied Match: MI Team has only tied the match with Gujarat Lions in Rajkot.
Highest and Lowest Total:
223/6 is the highest total against Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2017.
87/10 is the lowest total against Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2011.
Largest Victories: MI Team has won with a margin of 147 runs against Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2017.
The journey is not yet over as the franchiser of Mumbai Indians team has retained Rohit Sharma, the skipper along Hardik Pandya the serial hitter with Jaspreet Bumrah. Rohit Sharma along with the team will try to maintain the position at the top of the table and gaining the title of IPL winner again this season. The fans are also waiting for the blasting performance from the team in the upcoming session. Hardik Pandya is in the good form and Jaspreet Bumrah is also doing well.So, we can expect good cricket from these retained squad. Mumbai Indians has a large fans club also and they will try to remain in the same position through this IPL also.