Mumbai Indians – The Champions Take All
The IPL or the Indian Premier League is one of the most-watched sporting events in the world with 11 successful seasons so far. In the tournament, eight teams representing various cities or states of India follows a double round-robin and playoffs format. Among all these teams, one team that has tasted incredible success in the league is Mumbai Indians.
Currently, Rohit Sharma is the Mumbai Indians captain and former Sri Lankan cricketing great, Mahela Jayawardene, their coach. Mukesh and Nita Ambani are the Mumbai Indians’ owners and the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai is their home ground.
Mumbai Indians - Know more about the team
MI owners and fans alike could not be prouder of their match-winning performances in the IPL. Here are a few interesting facts about the fiercely competent MI team:
- The Mumbai Indians have won three season titles of the IPL in 2013, 2015 and 2017. They were also the runners-up in IPL season two in 2010.
- They have won a total of 96 of the 169 matches they have played so far through all the seasons of the IPL, with a win percentage of 56.80%.
- The Mumbai Indians have won the most number of matches against the Kolkata Knight Riders (15 wins) and Chennai Super Kings (12 wins).
- Since his inclusion in the MI team, Lasith Malinga has been a bowling powerhouse during all matches of the team. He holds the distinction of having made the most number of dismissals at 154 wickets over the various seasons of the IPL.
- All-rounder Hardik Pandya is known for dismissing three wickets and scoring 21 runs off eight balls to carry his team to victory in IPL 2015. His efforts received incredible praise and he won the ‘Man of the Match’ award for this admirable feat.
- MI captain, Rohit Sharma, led the team to victory when they won their first tournament title in 2013. So far, he has amassed a total of 4493 runs, including 379 fours and 184 sixes at a strike rate of 131.02.
- Mumbai Indians have been great at auctions and the 2019 IPL Auction is no exception to this. The team has not only managed to retain some crucial players but bought some exceptional one like Anmolpreet Singh, Barinder Sran, Pankaj Jaiswal, Rasikh Salam Dar and Yuvraj Singh.
Make Winning a Habit With Dream11
On Dream11, you have the opportunity to use your sports knowledge to your advantage during various fantasy IPL matches online. Here is how you can be victorious in many fantasy cricket contests played on Dream11. To better explain our point, we shall be using Mumbai Indians’ example as a reference. So, read on!
- Keep a close eye on the Mumbai Indians roster and pick an upcoming match.
- Follow the Mumbai Indians scorecard in the real match on TV or online.
- Your Dream11 fantasy tally will be updated based on the MI score in the real match.
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