Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians will be representative of the city of Mumbai in the Indian Premier League. The team will be led by Sachin Tendulkar, also the Icon Player for the team and coached by Lalchand Rajput, the former Manager of the Indian Cricket Team.

Reliance Industries Limited through its subsidiary Reliance Retail Ltd purchased the rights for the Mumbai franchise of Indian Premier league for a total of $111.9 million during the auction on January 24, 2008. The RIL bid has made the Mumbai Indians the most expensive franchise in IPL.Current Squad

Batsmen

No.  ↓ Name  ↓ Age  ↓ Nationality  ↓ Batting Style  ↓ Bowling/Fielding  ↓ Bidding/Sign-in Price  ↓
1 Sachin Tendulkar (Captain) 35 Flag of India India Right-handed Right-arm Off-break/Leg break/Medium US$ 1,121,250 (Icon Player)
2 Sanath Jayasuriya 37 Flag of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Left-handed Left-arm orthodox spin US$ 975,000
3 Robin Uthappa 22 Flag of India India Right-handed Right-arm medium US$ 800,000
4 Loots Bosman 30 Flag of South Africa South Africa Right-handed Right-arm medium US$ 175,000
5 Ashwell Prince 30 Flag of South Africa South Africa Left-handed Left-arm orthodox spin US$ 175,000
6 Ajinkya Rahane 19 Flag of India India Right-handed Right-arm medium Catchment Area Player
7 Manish Pandey 18 Flag of India India Right-handed Right-arm off-break India Under-19 Team
8 Saurabh Tiwary 18 Flag of India India Left-handed India Under-19 Team

Wicket Keepers

No.  ↓ Name  ↓ Age  ↓ Nationality  ↓ Batting Style  ↓ Bowling/Fielding  ↓ Bidding/Sign-in Price|-  ↓
1 Luke Ronchi 26 Flag of Australia Australia Right-handed Wicket keeper Unknown[3]
2 Yogesh Takawale 23 Flag of India India Right-handed Wicket keeper Catchment Area Player
3 Pinal Shah 20 Flag of India India Right-handed Wicket keeper Under 22 Player

All Rounders

No.  ↓ Name  ↓ Age  ↓ Nationality  ↓ Batting Style  ↓ Bowling/Fielding  ↓ Bidding/Sign-in Price|-  ↓
1 Shaun Pollock 35 Flag of South Africa South Africa Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast US$ 550,000
2 Abhishek Nayar 24 Flag of India India Left-handed Right-arm medium-fast Catchment Area Player

Bowlers

No.  ↓ Name  ↓ Age  ↓ Nationality  ↓ Batting Style  ↓ Bowling/Fielding  ↓ Bidding/Sign-in Price  ↓
1 Harbhajan Singh 27 Flag of India India Right-handed Right-arm off-break US$ 850,000
2 Lasith Malinga 24 Flag of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Right-handed Right-arm fast US$ 350,000
3 Dilhara Fernando 29 Flag of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium US$ 150,000
4 Ashish Nehra 28 Flag of India India Right-handed Left-arm fast-medium Delhi – Ranji Trophy Player

Administration and Coaching staffFront Office:

  • Owner – Reliance Industries Limited
  • CEO – R Balachandran
  • President – Mukesh Ambani

Coaches:

  • Head Coach – Lalchand Rajput
  • Assistant Head Coach – TBA
  • Physiotherapist – TBAIPL Mumbai 2008 Season
    No.  ↓ Date  ↓ Opponent  ↓ Venue  ↓ Result  ↓
    1 20 April Bangalore Royal Challengers Mumbai
    2 23 April Chennai Super Kings Chennai
    3 25 April Kings XI Punjab Mohali
    4 27 April Deccan Chargers Mumbai
    5 29 April Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata
    6 4 May Delhi DareDevils Mumbai
    7 7 May Rajasthan Royals Mumbai
    8 10 May Bangalore Royal Challengers Bangalore
    9 14 May Chennai Super Kings Mumbai
    10 16 May Kolkata Knight Riders Mumbai
    11 18 May Deccan Chargers Hyderabad
    12 21 May Kings XI Punjab Mumbai
    13 24 May Delhi DareDevils Delhi
    14 26 May Rajasthan Royals Jaipur

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