Mumbai Indians which is also known as MI in short is a Reliance Industries owned franchise and is one of the eight founding members of the Indian Premier League in 2008. This time, in IPL 2016, there are two teams from Maharashtra, one being the MI representing Mumbai city and other is the newly introduced Rising Pune Supergiants representing Pune.
The IPL 2016, Mumbai Indians team has announced itself with some new faces like Jos Buttler, Tim Southee and Nathu Singh. The team is captained by Rohit Sharma, also the leading scorer of the team. The Head Coach of the team is Ricky Ponting, Jonty Rhodes will be the fielding coach and Shane Bond as bowling coach. Robin Singh will also look onto the batting performance of the players. The legend and known Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar will mentor Mumbai Indians. The team was the champion of the last year’s season, IPL 2015, and also of the IPL 2013 and is among the most successful teams of the league.
The home ground of MI is the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. According to the Schedule of Mumbai Indians, the team will play seven of their home matches in their home ground. However, the venue of one of its match, also the third last league match of IPL 2016, against Gujarat Lions is not decided yet. With so many big names associated with the team, we just have to wait and watch and hope that the team will show much better and great performance than last year and may again get the trophy back to home.
Mumbai Indians IPL 2016 Schedule:
|Match 1||09 April 2016||8:00 PM||MI vs RPS|
|Match 5||13 April 2016||8:00 PM||KKR vs MI|
|Match 9||16 April 2016||8:00 PM||MI vs GL|
|Match 12||18 April 2016||8:00 PM||SRH vs MI|
|Match 14||20 April 2016||8:00 PM||MI vs RCB|
|Match 17||23 April 2016||4:00 PM||DD vs MI|
|Match 21||25 April 2016||8:00 PM||KXIP vs MI|
|Match 24||28 April 2016||8:00 PM||MI vs KKR|
|Match 29||01 May 2016||8:00 PM||RPS vs MI|
|Match 37||08 May 2016||4:00 PM||MI vs SRH|
|Match 41||11 May 2016||8:00 PM||RCB vs MI|
|Match 43||13 May 2016||8:00 PM||MI vs KXIP|
|Match 46||15 May 2016||4:00 PM||MI vs DD|
|Match 54||21 May 2016||8:00 PM||GL vs MI|