Top Lesser Known Facts Of Mumbai Indians | Mumbai Indians is one of the most successful franchises in the IPL. They have won a total of five Championship Titles which shows how consistent they are. This franchise is owned by Reliance Industries, an Indian multinational conglomerate company.
Under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, The MI squad has tremendously improved their performance season by season.
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When it comes to popularity and fanbase, then Mumbai Indians is no doubt the biggest competitor of Chennai Super Kings.
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During the journey of 13 seasons, This team was found struggling only in their first two seasons. Currently, they are considered as the most powerful team of Indian Premier League. This year, IPL 2021, Mumbai Indians will enter the group to defend their championship.
Here we have presented Top Lesser Known Facts Of Mumbai Indians for their lovely fans.
Top Lesser Known Mumbai Indians Facts : IPL 2021
The auctions for IPL 2021 have been over and the matches of this season are going to start from 9th of April, in Chennai. Mumbai Indians fans are eagerly waiting to cheer up their favorite team. But do you know about these Top Facts Of Mumbai Indians?
#1 Highest Number Of Championship Titles
There is no doubt that MI is the most successful franchise in Indian Premier League. It is not just about the Star players they have in their squad. But it is all about the number of Championship Titles they have.
Till the date of writing this copy, Mumbai Indians has won a total of 5 IPL Championship Titles, which is the highest in IPL history. CSK is on the second spot with 3 IPL Championship Titles
#2 Most Expensive Team In IPL
Mumbai Indians is the most expensive franchise ever sold in IPL history. This franchise was sold to Reliance Industries in 2008 for 111.9 million dollars, which is around 8,11,35,09,600.00₹. Reliance had acquired the rights to the franchise for a period of 10 years.
# 3 Richest Owner Of Any IPL Team
Mukesh Ambani, owner of Reliance Industries is the richest person of India. This thing makes him the richest owner of any IPL Team. Till the date of writing this copy, his total net worth is around 7,840 crore usd. His company is also under the top 500 companies in Forbes list.
#4 Highest Number Of Viewership
During the initial days if Indian Premier League, Mumbai Indians was the most watched team on TV. With around 240 million viewers, Mumbai Indians owns the record of Highest number of viewership of any IPL Team.
#5 The Logo Of Mumbai Indians
Have you noticed the Razor in MI’s logo? The unique logo of Mumbai Indians has a razor which was intended to be Mumbai Razors. But Sachin Tendulkar changed it into Mumbai Indians. And every MI fan appreciated it.
#6 Highest CLT20 Wins
The Champions League Twenty20, also referred to as the CLT20, was an annual international Twenty20 Cricket competition played between the top domestic teams from major cricketing nations. The competition was launched in 2008 with the first edition held in October 2009.
Mumbai Indians has won this league 2 times which is the highest.
#7 First IPL Team Whose Stand-in Captain Was Suspended
During a match against Kings XI Punjab in 2008, stand-in captain of Mumbai Indians Harbhajan Singh was suspended from the team for the tournament for slapping another cricket player Sreesanth from Kings XI Punjab. And MI became the First IPL Team Whose Stand-in Captain Was Suspended.
#8 Home Ground and Secondary Ground
The home ground of Mumbai Indians is Wankhede Stadium. This team has a secondary ground also. The secondary home ground of Mumbai Indians is Brabourne Stadium.
#9 Highest Dismissals On Zero
Lasith Malinga, who is considered one of the most successful bowlers of the IPL, also has a special record, Lasith Malinga has so far dismissed 33 batsmen on zero which is more than any bowler or team in the history of IPL. Successful action and his great bowling has been a big role for the success of Mumbai Indians.
#10 Highest Number Of Players To Leave The Ground Due To Injury
There is also a strange Fact about Mumbai Indians: In the IPL played so far, the record of leaving the field due to injury is with the Mumbai Indians, it has happened 7 times that the players of Mumbai have left the ground due to injury.
These were the Top Lesser Known Facts Of Mumbai Indians. Let us know in the comment section how many of you were aware of all of these facts.
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