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Mumbai Indians Spend Rs. 11.1 crore to Acquire 6 New Players

Updated on June 22, 2022 , 4592 views

Mumbai Indians (MI) is one of the most popular teams of the Indian Premier League (IPL). They are the only team to have won the tournament four times. They are extremely popular on social media too. They have 13 million followers on Facebook, 5.5 million followers on Instagram and 421K subscribers on YouTube. They do have a huge fan base.

Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians spent Rs. 11.1 crore to buy 6 new players for their team this IPL 2020. A vast amount of the money was spent on acquiring Australian fast bowler Nathan Coulter- Nile (Rs. 8 crore).

Mumbai Indians also got Saurabh Tiwary (Indian batsman) for Rs 50 lakh, Digvijay Deshmukh (Indian all-rounder) for Rs 20 lakh, Prince Balwant Rai Singh (Indian all-rounder) for Rs 20 lakh and Mohsin Khan (Indian bowler) for Rs 20 lakh.

With the tirade of events that took place this year, the IPL tournament is all set to begin from 19th September 2020 to 10th November 2020. The tournament will begin at 7:30 pm IST on 19th September.

Mumbai Indians Top Details

Mumbai Indians is known for its sporting style and four-time winning streak. The team has been playing well with great batsmen and bowlers like Rohit Sharma and Lasith Malinga on the team.

Mentioned below are the major details you should check out:

Features Description
Full Name Mumbai Indians
Abbreviation MI
Founded 2008
Home Ground Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Team Owner Nita Ambani, Akash Ambani (Reliance Industries)
Coach Mahela Jayawardene
Captain Rohit Sharma
Vice Captain Kieron Pollard
Batting Coach Robin Singh
Bowling Coach Shane bond
Fielding Coach James Pamment
Strength and Conditioning Coach Paul Chapman
Team Song Duniya Hila Denge
Popular Team Players Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Hardik Pandya, Keiron Pollard

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Mumbai Indians Players Salary IPL 2020

The team has a total of 2 players with 24 Indian players and 8 overseas players.

Mumbai Indians is the only team on the list to have won grand finals of IPL four times. It emerged victorious in 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019. Mahela Jayawardene is the coach and Rohit Sharma is the captain of the team. Rohit Sharma, was conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2020 on August 21, 2020, making him the fourth Indian cricketer to receive the award. It is India’s highest sporting honour.

The team has bought six new players namely Chris Lynn, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Saurabh Tiwary, Mohsin Khan, Digvijay Deshmukh and Balwant Rai Singh. It has retained Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Surya Kumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Anmolpreet Singh, Jayant Yadav, Aditya Tare, Quinton de Kock, Anukul Roy, Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga and Mitchel McClenaghan.

  • Mumbai Indians Gross Salary: Rs. 7,116,438,150
  • Mumbai Indians IPL 2020 Salary: Rs. 830,500,000
Player Role Salary
Rohit Sharma (R) Batsman 15 crore
Anmolpreet Singh (R) Batsman 80 lakhs
Ankul Roy (R) Batsman 20 lakhs
Sherfane Rutherford (R) Batsman 2 crore
Suryakumar Yadav (R) Batsman 3.20 crore
Chris Lynn Batsman 2 crore
Saurabh Tiwary Batsman 50 lakhs
Aditya Tare (R) Wicket Keeper 20 lakhs
Ishan Kishan (R) Wicket Keeper 6.20 crore
Quinton de Kock (R) Wicket Keeper 2.80 crore
Hardik Pandya (R) All-Rounder 11 crore
Kieron Pollard (R) All-Rounder 5.40 crore
Krunal Pandya (R) All-Rounder 8.80 crore
Rahul Chahar (R) All-Rounder 1.90 crore
Digvijay Deshmukh All-Rounder 20 lakhs
Prince Balwant Rai Singh All-Rounder 20 lakhs
Dhawal Kulkarni (R) Bowler 75 lakhs
Jasprit Bumrah (R) Bowler 7 crore
Jayant Yadav (R) Bowler 50 lakhs
Lasith Malinga (R) Bowler 2 crore
Mitchell McClenaghan (R) Bowler 1 crore
Trent Boult (R) Bowler 3.20 crore
Nathan Coulter-Nile Bowler 8 crore
Mohsin Khan Bowler 20 lakhs

Mumbai Indians Sponsors

Mumbai Indians boast of a good Range of sponsors for their team. According to a report, Mumbai Indian’s has become the first Indian sports team franchise to get Rs. 100 crores in sponsorship revenue.

The team’s jersey has TV channel Colors’ logo on the backside of the jersey with Reliance Jio’s logo on the lead arm. Usha International’s logo will be visible on the front of the helmet, Sharp on the back of the helmet along with Burger King and William Lawson’s logos on the trouser.

Other popular sponsors for the team include Kingfisher premium, Dream11, Boat, BookMyShow, Radio City 91.1 FM, Fever 104 FM, Performex and DNA networks.

History of Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians was born with the beginning of the IPL in 2008. Cricket god, Sachin Tendulkar, was a great advantage to the team on the first season of the IPL.

  • 2009, Sachin Tendulkar, Lasith Malinga and J. Duminy real won hearts with their performances.

  • 2010, Sachin Tendulkar had one of the best seasons of his career. He became the first Indian to win the Orange Cap. The same year, Kieron Pollard joined the team which was a great and advantageous addition.

  • 2011, Mumbai Indians had their first win in the Champions League T20 with Rohit Sharma joining the team. They finished third in the IPL season. Star player, Lasith Malinga, won the purple cap for the first time.

  • 2012, Harbhajan Singh became the new captain. The team finished fourth on the IPL season.

  • 2013, Mumbai Indians won their first-ever IPL tournament with Rohit Sharma as the team captain. They also won their second grand winning title with the Champions League T20.

  • The team did face a couple of setbacks in 2014 and finished fourth in the IPL tournament. However, 2015 was a great comeback. They won their second winners title by beating Chennai Super Kings. Start player Hardik Pandya and Mitchell McClenaghan joined the team that year.

  • In 2016, the team got another addition- Krunal Pandya.

  • In 2017, Mumbai Indian’s won their third winning title.

  • In 2018, the team faced a minor setback and finished fifth on the points table.

  • In 2019, the team had another exceptional win again. This was their fourth win.

Mumbai Indians Batting and Bowling Leaders

Mumbai Indians is home to exceptional talents like Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga and others.

Batting Leaders

  • Most Runs: Rohit Sharma (4001)
  • Most Centuries: Sachin Tendulkar, Sanath Jayasuriya, Lendl Simmons, Rohit Sharma (1 each)
  • Most Sixes: Kieron Pollard (211)
  • Most Fours: Rohit Sharma (353)
  • Most Fifties: Rohit Sharma (29)
  • Fastest Fifty: Hardik Pandya (17 balls)
  • Fastest Century: Sanath Jayasuriya (45 balls)
  • Best Batting Average: Jagadeesha Suchith (48.00)
  • Best Strike Rate: Nathan Coulter-Nile (190.91)
  • Highest Individual Score: Andrew Symonds (117*)

Bowling Leaders

  • Most Wickets: Lasith Malinga (195)
  • Most Maidens: Lasith Malinga (9)
  • Most Runs Conceded: Harbhajan Singh (3903)
  • Most 4 Wickets: Lasith Malinga (9)
  • Most Dot Balls: Lasith Malinga (1155)
  • Best Economy: Nitish Rana (3.00)
  • Best Bowling Figures: Alzarri Joseph 6/12
  • Best Bowling Average: Ajinkya Rahane (5.00)


1. Who has been some great openers for Mumbai Indians?

Mumbai Indians definitely have some great players. Some of the prominent openers are Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav and Quinton de Kock.

2. Who is the best at bowling in Mumbai Indians?

Lasith Malinga is the leading wicket-taker in the history of the Indian Premier League. He is definitely one of the best bowlers on the team.


Mumbai Indians is arguably one of the best teams to look forward to in IPL 2020. Mumbai Indians have always been the team with great players like Sachin Tendulkar on their forefront. The team is being coached at the hands of iconic players like Mahela Jayawardene. Looking forward to watching this great team play in UAE.

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