Indian Premier League, IPL, is a domestic T20 tournament that is annually held in India and is officially organized by BCCI (Board of Control of cricket in India). It started back in 2008 and today it is one of the most-watched T20 tournaments globally. Currently it has 8 teams under it that compete with each other. Till now there have been IPL12 seasons. And if the question arises in your mind that which team won the maximum number of IPL titles till now?
The answer to that question is Mumbai Indians, with 4 times victory followed by Chennai Super Kings which won three titles along. The last IPL season was held in May 2019 where Mumbai Indians won and became the record holder for winning the most number of titles.
About Mumbai Indians
Mumbai Indians cricket team is a cricket franchise network that was established in 2008 and is a cricket team that plays for Maharashtra state in IPL Indian Premier League. The team is owned by India’s greatest industry that is Reliance.
Mumbai Indians as a team has played 33 matches in its home town’s Wankhade Stadium in Mumbai. In 2017 Mumbai Indians became the first IPL team to cross a brand mark of more than 100 million dollars and became the highest-paid iPL team franchise for the fourth time consecutively.
Currently, Mumbai Indians is captained by Rohit Sharma the ‘Hitman of India’ with Mahela Jayawardene appointed as the head coach for the team and Lasith Malinga as a bowler with the most number of wickets in hand. Both Rohit and Malinga have become contenders of the orange cap for the most number of runs, and purple cap for the most number of wickets respectively. Internationally Rohit Sharma is the opening batsman for the Indian cricket team and Malinga as one of the most famous bowlers of Sri Lankan cricket team.
Mumbai Indians as a cricket team have a huge fan base throughout Maharashtra and all over the country.
Mumbai Indian’s IPL Title Victories
Mumbai Indians won their first IPL title in 2013 by defeating Chennai Super Kings by 23 runs in the final match. The second title that they won was also against Chennai Super Kings where they won by 41 runs in the final match and became the third team to win the IPL title more than once. On 21st May 2017, they won their third IPL title by defeating Rising Pune Supergiant with just one run and became the first team to win three IPL titles. In 2019 repeated the streak winning the fourth IPL title by beating Chennai Super Kings with just one run and became the first team in the history of Indian Premier League to win four titles on 12th May 2019.
This year sponsor of Indian Premier League 2020 is Dream11, unlike the previous years where the major sponsor was Vivo. Unlike previous years iPL 2020 is soon going to be held this time in UAE because of the recent pandemic situation interestingly the first match of the IPL is between two of the strongest contender of all time that is Mumbai Indians versus Chennai Super Kings on the 19th of September the match will go air on 7:30 p.m. Indian Standard Time and BCCI has also conducted the doping test for all the players in both the teams to prevent any kind of unfair means. The match will be conducted in Abu Dhabi.
And regarding the whole tournament matches will be conducted at several places within the UAE like Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, etc.
It would be really interesting to see both these topmost rivals to compete head-to-head at the beginning of the tournament creating a lot of excitement for the fans and all viewers.