Mumbai Indians

  • Dropping Kallis and tactics cost Mumbai Indians the game 17-04-2014 11:25 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Lasith Malinga picked up four wickets against Kolkata Knight Riders in the opening encounter of IPL 7 but he feels responsible for the team's loss as the Sri Lankan pacer feels the catch he dropped of Jacques Kallis cost he defending champions dearly. Kallis was dropped when he...
  • Rohit Sharma urges team-mates to learn from mistakes 17-04-2014 09:52 AM

    Having started their title defence with a thumping defeat to Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians' skipper Rohit Sharma reflected on the sub-par performance of his team, saying they were unable to take wickets when it was most needed and that led to their downfall. The seventh Indian Premier League kicked...
  • Kallis, Narine power KKR to thumping win over Mumbai in IPL-7 opener 16-04-2014 11:55 PM

    It was another match-winning performance from Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) trump card and mystery spinner Sunil Narine, who scalped four wickets giving away just 20 runs to rattle Mumbai Indians's (MI) chase after Jacques Kallis and Manish Pandey set them a target of 164 in the opening game of Indian...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians, IPL 7, Match 1 16-04-2014 07:05 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Defending champions Mumbai Indians are up against 2012 champions Kolkata Knight Riders in the opening match at Abu Dhabi. The first phase of IPL 7 includes 20 games that will be played at Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi between...
  • Rohit Sharma one of the most natural captains: MI coach John Wright 16-04-2014 02:59 PM

    Heaping praise on Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma, coach John Wright said that the youngster was "one of most natural captains" and under-estimating him as a leader would be a mistake. "Rohit is one of those guys who just jump into the role and fit into it like a glove,"...
  • Corey Anderson needs medical clearance to make IPL debut 16-04-2014 09:26 AM

    Wellington: Corey Anderson will require clearance from New Zealand Cricket's medical staff before making his Indian Premier League debut, TVNZ reported on Wednesday. The $866,000 allrounder is preparing with his Mumbai Indians team in Abu Dhabi but won't play until New Zealand Cricket is satisfied he's over the dislocated little...
  • IPL begins search for an image makeover in its seventh season 16-04-2014 08:23 AM

    "When it comes to June 1, it is only cricket that will be uppermost in everybody's mind." That comment by the Supreme Court-appointed Indian Premier League (IPL) boss Sunil Gavaskar left no doubt that standing in front of a mirror, the IPL appears anything but cricket. Badly hurt by the...
  • IPL's credibility at stake as season seven kicks-off 15-04-2014 07:50 PM

    With the first phase being played at the UAE from April 16-30, eight teams would hope for a great start before the tournament moves back to Bangladesh or India. ...
  • IPL 7: Sachin Tendulkar monitors Mumbai Indians ahead of opener 15-04-2014 02:53 PM

    Abu Dhabi: The Mumbai Indians (MI) players were buoyed by the presence of Sachin Tendulkar, who joined the team's training session on Tuesday as the high-profile franchise start their Indian Premier League title defence against Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday. The MI players were overjoyed as Tendulkar, who reached late...
  • IPL 7: Good chance of Mumbai Indians defending their title 15-04-2014 02:15 PM

    The reigning Indian Premier League (IPL) and Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) title-holders, Mumbai Indians, will once again be one of the favourites in the seventh edition of cash-rich IPL, though the striking difference between MI of previous six editions and MI of IPL 7 will be the absence of legendary...
  • Fielding an important aspect in IPL, feels Jonty Rhodes 15-04-2014 12:10 PM

    Dubai: There was a time when he felt that Indians were just not comfortable diving to stop a ball but South Africa's yesteryears' fielder-par-excellence, Jonty Rhodes, says the current Team India is full off "brilliant" fielders who have taken their standard to a new level. Rhodes, who is the fielding...
  • Jimmy Neesham reckons Corey Anderson is a 'Big Money' player 12-04-2014 03:46 PM

    New Delhi: They have the same skill-sets and both are integral part of the New Zealand team but allrounder Jimmy Neesham knows that his friend Corey Anderson is already in the big league even as he tries to carve his own niche in international cricket. Asked about a rivalry with...
  • Having Sachin Tendulkar around will be great: MI coach John Wright 12-04-2014 11:19 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Mumbai Indians coach John Wright said the batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's presence as an 'icon' will be a great boost for the team in the IPL 7. "Sachin is a big part of our franchise and should be here. It will be great to see him again and...
  • Centurion Pollard looking forward to IPL 11-04-2014 04:40 PM

    Port of Spain: Kieron Pollard has warmed up for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) with a match-winning century for Trinidad and Tobago in a three-day Caribbean first-class game against Jamaica and says he is now looking forward to the tournament. This was only the Mumbai Indians allrounder's second match...
  • Looking forward to spending time with Tendulkar during IPL: Hussey 11-04-2014 10:11 AM

    Twenty20 might be a young man's game but for the 38-year-old Michael Hussey it is an easy ride. The former Australian batsman, who will turn 39, next month, is looking forward for another stint at the Indian Premier League seventh edition. After spending six years at the Chennai Super Kings...
  • Sachin Tendulkar named Mumbai Indians 'ICON' 09-04-2014 06:11 PM

    Mumbai: Defending champions Mumbai Indians on Wednesday named batting great Sachin Tendulkar as their 'ICON' ahead of the seventh Indian Premier League beginning in the UAE on April 16. "We are very happy to have Sachin as the Mumbai Indians ICON. I am sure the youngsters in the team will...
  • New Zealand's Corey Anderson set to be fit for IPL 2014 08-04-2014 07:16 PM

    New Zealand swashbuckler Corey Anderson is expected to be fit for the upcoming Indian Premier League after recovering from a finger injury which had put him in doubt for the cash-rich Twenty20 event. Anderson, who broke the world record for the fastest ODI century soon after bursting into international cricket...
  • Mumbai Indians have not bid for Indian Super League football franchise 04-04-2014 07:34 PM

    New Delhi: At a time when the apex court has taken a serious view of a cricket board official's conflict of interest in the ownership of an Indian Premier League (IPL) team, another team, Mumbai Indians, has decided against bidding for a franchise in the forthcoming football Indian Super League...
  • IPL 7: Champions Mumbai Indians to face Kolkata Knight Riders in the opener on April 16 19-03-2014 04:17 PM

    The Indian Premier League Governing Council on Wednesday announced the schedule for the first phase of the 2014 IPL season that will be held in the UAE from April 16 to 30, with the opening match to be played between the defending champions Mumbai Indians and the Kolkata Knight Riders...
  • Dream to be picked for IPL, says Santokie 18-02-2014 07:50 PM

    Kingston: Jamaican fast bowler Krishmar Santokie has said his being picked in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction was a dream come true. Santokie was selected by defending champions Mumbai Indians on the second and final auction day on Thursday, for $50,000. He is set to join West Indies team-mate,...
  • How the IPL franchises spent their purse at 2014 IPL Auction 16-02-2014 09:08 AM

    Here's a graphical breakdown of how the eight IPL franchises spent their purse during the 2014 IPL auction held on February 12-13. ...
  • Top 10 earners at IPL 7 auction 13-02-2014 10:56 PM

    Yuvraj was bought by RCB for a whopping Rs 14 crore on the opening day of the two-day 2014 players' auction on Feb 12-13, thereby becoming the most expensive player purchased at the auction. (AP Photo)Dinesh Karthik became a former Mumbai Indians player when Delhi bought him for a whopping Rs. 12.5 crore. (Getty Images)Kevin Pietersen went for Rs 9 crore, bought back by Delhi Daredevils who used one of their 'Right-to-Match' cards. (AFP Photo)
  • IPL Auction 2014: Mumbai bag Hussey and Anderson after retaining their big players 13-02-2014 07:21 PM

    Last year's Indian Premier League and Champions League winner, Mumbai Indians, retained most of their top players from the last season. Barring the money they spent on the five retained players, Mumbai got five players on day one, paying Rs 5 cr - their highest for the day - for...
  • Players bought on day two of 2014 IPL Auction 13-02-2014 05:14 PM

    The second day of the 2014 IPL auction saw 84 players being bought between eight franchises, taking the tally of total number of players auctioned to 154. The final day belonged to the uncapped players who will now be looked upon as the new millionaires created by the cash-rich Twenty20...
  • IPL Auction 2014: The final list of eight squads 13-02-2014 09:24 AM

    The two-day auction saw 154 players being sold, with Yuvraj Singh remaining the costliest after RCB bought him for Rs. 14 crore on Day 1. ...
  • It's a life changing event for me: Corey Anderson on his IPL bid 12-02-2014 07:27 PM

    Wellington: New Zealand's latest cricket sensation Corey Anderson could not believe his luck that he has been snapped up by IPL champions Mumbai Indians for Rs 4.5 crore at the players' auction in Bangalore on Wednesday and described his handsome price as a "life changing event". Anderson, who scored the...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Mumbai bag Mike Hussey, Corey Anderson 12-02-2014 05:32 PM

    A total of 216 players went under the hammer on day one, but only 70 were sold with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the top-earner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14 crore. Delhi Daredevils, who are building their team from a scratch, bought the most number...