MUMBAI INDIANS

  • BCCI to review West Indies players' participation in IPL 1 week ago

    The BCCI is seriously contemplating reviewing the West Indies players' participation in the cash-rich Indian Premier League as the ongoing series ended abruptly on Friday due to visiting team's payment dispute with their own cricket board. So miffed are the BCCI officials with the attitude of the Caribbean players that some...
  • Rohit Sharma in a comfort zone as ODI opener October 10, 2014

    An injured finger has kept Rohit Sharma from being available for ODI selection against the touring West Indians, but getting close to full fitness, the Mumbai batsman hopes to continue in the role of an opener in coloured jersey. Talking to DNA, Rohit said his finger is close to getting healed...
  • CLT20: Southee, Boult set the match for Northern Knights, says Michael Hussey September 17, 2014

    Raipur: Knocked out of the Champions League T20 after losing to Northern Knights in the qualifying round, Mumbai Indians' ace batsman Michael Hussey said some tight bowling by pacers Trent Boult and Tim Southee had led to his team's downfall. "The Northern Knights pace attack operated very well. Southee and Boult bowled...
  • CLT20: Team's batting let us down, says Kieron Pollard September 17, 2014

    Raipur: Mumbai Indians skipper Kieron Pollard rued the fact that team's batting let them down as the defending champions crashed out of the qualifying round of the Champions League T20, on Tuesday. "They (Northern Knights) fielded well as we could have scored atleast 150160. What happens in Champions League T20 is...
  • CLT20: Mumbai Indians knocked out; Northern Knights, Lahore Lions reach main round September 16, 2014

    Raipur: Defending champions Mumbai Indians paid the price for their indifferent show, crashing out of the Champions League T20 as a committed Northern Knights from New Zealand overpowered them with a onesided sixwicket victory in the final qualifying round match, on Tuesday. Apart from Northern, the other team that qualified for...
  • As it happened: Mumbai Indians vs Northern Knights, CLT20 Qualifiers September 16, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Northern Knights win toss, opt to bowl against Mumbai Indians By virtue of their two backtoback victories against Express and Lions, the Knights already have a foot inside the main round, largely due to their healthy net run rate (NRR)...
  • CLT20 Qualifiers: Calculators are out as Mumbai Indians face the Knights September 16, 2014

    It all boils down to the last two matches of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) qualifiers with all four teams mathematically still in the fray to go through to the main round. Lahore Lions take on Southern Express while Mumbai Indians face the unbeaten Northern Knights to culminate the qualifiers...
  • Praveen Kumar out of CLT20 with injury, Mumbai bring in Pawan Suyal September 15, 2014

    Raipur: India discard Praveen Kumar is out of Champions League T20 after sustaining an injury to his right shoulder during Mumbai Indians' opening qualifying game against Lahore Lions, last Saturday. "Praveen Kumar sustained an injury to his right shoulder during Mumbai Indians first CLT20 qualifier match. He is undergoing a thorough...
  • CLT20 Scenarios: What Mumbai Indians need to qualify for the main round September 15, 2014

    The qualifying stage of the sixth edition of Champions League T20 (CLT20) is evenly poised with New Zealand's Northern Knights virtually booking a place in the main round while a resurgent Mumbai Indians and Pakistan's Lahore Lions fighting neck and neck for the second spot. Either of these two teams...
  • CLT20: Mumbai's fielding needs big improvement, says Pollard September 15, 2014

    Raipur: Mumbai Indians might have won a onesided battle against Sri Lankan outfit Southern Express but skipper Kieron Pollard said that the players need to improve their fielding if they want to enter the Champions League Twenty20 main draw starting September 17. Mumbai thrashed the Jehan Mubarakled side by nine wickets...
  • CLT20: Mumbai Indians trounce Southern Express to stay alive September 14, 2014

    Raipur: Openers Lendl Simmons and Mike Hussey struck commanding fifties to hand Mumbai Indians a resounding 9wicket win over Sri Lankan outfit Southern Express and keep their team in the hunt for the main draw of the Champions League Twenty20, here on Sunday. Chasing 162 for a win in the qualifying...
  • CLT20: Bowlers to be blamed for defeat, says Lahore Lions skipper September 14, 2014

    Raipur: Lahore Lions skipper Mohammad Hafeez blamed his bowlers for his team's crushing 72run defeat against Northern Knights in their second qualifying match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Sunday. "The decision of electing to field was right because the pitch was helping the seamers. We didn't bowl well. We as...
  • As it happened: Mumbai Indians vs Southern Express, CLT20, Qualifier 4 September 14, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Mumbai opted to bowl. Playing XI: After starting their Champions League T20 (CLT20) title defence on a losing note in the qualifying round, Mumbai Indians would be eager to return to winnings ways when they take on the Sri Lankan...
  • Rohit Sharma's absence felt by Mumbai Indians, says coach John Wright September 14, 2014

    Raipur: After being beaten by Lahore Lions in their first Champions League T20 qualifier, Mumbai Indians head coach John Wright said the defending champions lost because of a poor start with the bat in the absence of regular skipper Rohit Sharma, who has been ruled out due to injury. "Well yeah,...
  • CLT20: Mumbai Indians face Southern Express in a mustwin game September 14, 2014

    After starting their Champions League T20 (CLT20) title defence on a losing note in the qualifying round, Mumbai Indians would be eager to return to winnings ways when they take on the Sri Lankan champions Southern Express in Raipur on Sunday. Pressure will be on Mumbai as they will have...
  • CLT20: Pressure on us now, says Mumbai skipper Pollard September 14, 2014

    Raipur: Having started their campaign in the Champions League Twenty20 with a loss on Saturday, Mumbai Indians captain Kieron Pollard conceded that pressure would be on his side as they will have to win their next two matches to make it to the tournament proper. "We have to now win both...
  • CLT20: Umar Akmal's cameo takes Lahore to a 6wicket win over Mumbai September 13, 2014

    Raipur: Umar Akmal played a stunning cameo of 18ball unbeaten 38 as Lahore Lions beat defending champions Mumbai Indians by six wickets in their opening qualifying round match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Saturday. Put into bat, Mumbai produced a mediocre batting display as they could score just 135 for...
  • As it happened: Lahore Lions vs Mumbai Indians, CLT20, Qualifier 2 September 13, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) With players such as Pollard, Malinga, Lendl Simons and Corey Anderson at their disposal, and not to forget the seasoned Indian players like Harbhajan Singh and Ambati Raydu, MI are favourites to top the qualifiers. Lahore Lions also have a strong...
  • CLT20: IPL teams hold edge as Mumbai start qualifiers against Lions September 13, 2014

    Raipur: After a sumptuous feast of traditional cricket, it's time again to return to the shortest format as leading players, including India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, get ready to represent their respective franchises in the sixth edition of the Champions League T20, with the qualifying round starting here on Saturday. While...
  • CLT20: All you want to know about the qualifying stage September 12, 2014

    The sixth edition of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) will see Mumbai Indians defending the title they won in 2013, which was incidentally also the last time Sachin Tendulkar made a T20 appearance in the MI jersey. An oddity, though, in that scenario is that the defending champions will have...
  • Pollard named Mumbai Indians captain for Champions League T20 September 11, 2014

    Raipur: Dashing allrounder Kieron Pollard has been named the captain of the Mumbai Indians after shoulder injury and fractured finger forced regular captain Rohit Sharma to pullout of the upcoming Champions League T20, starting from Saturday. The defending champions Mumbai Indians will be playing in the qualifiers, starting their campaign against...
  • Mumbai Indians to name captain for CLT20 soon: John Wright September 11, 2014

    Raipur: Defending champions Mumbai Indians' head coach John Wright said that the side will name a replacement skipper by Thursday after Rohit Sharma was ruled out of the Champions League Twenty20. Sharma sustained a fracture in the middle finger during the second ODI against England at Cardiff and missed the remaining...
  • Rohit Sharma ruled out of CLT20 due to injury September 10, 2014

    In a big setback to the Mumbai Indians, skipper Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the Champions League Twenty20 due to multiple injuries. The star batsman sustained a fractured middle finger during the second ODI against England at Cardiff and in addition to that he has been diagnosed with...
  • CLT20: Potential title contenders Mumbai Indians face qualifying hurdle September 9, 2014

    Defending champions Mumbai Indians should consider themselves lucky to be competing in the sixth edition of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) after they picked up their performance in the later half of IPL 7 to finish fourth and get an entry into the CLT20 qualifying round. Mumbai, in order to enter...
  • CLT20: The past champions September 2, 2014

    On October 28, 2012 at Johannesburg, Sydney Sixers beat Lions by ten wickets to claim the Champions League T20. The Mumbai Indians team posing with the 2011 CLT20 trophy, their first piece of silverware. The team led by Harbhajan Singh beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 31 runs to win the title.The second CLT20 was played in South Africa, where Chennai Super Kings triumphed over Warriors. Michael Hussey hit 52* in a one-sided final at Johannesburg on September 26, 2010. CSK also won the IPL that season.
  • Rohit set to miss CLT20, Pollard frontrunner to lead Mumbai Indians August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Star batsman Rohit Sharma's finger fracture is not only a blow to the Indian team but a big setback for Mumbai Indians as well, who will be playing in the qualifiers of the Champions League T20 starting September 13, in Raipur. With Rohit sustaining a fractured middle finger during...
  • CLT20 2014: Complete squads of all the teams August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: All the players named by more than two teams for the Champions League Twenty20, including South African legend Jacques Kallis and West Indian dasher Kieron Pollard, have opted for their IPL franchises instead of their domestic teams. "Eight players scheduled to take part in the competition were in high...