After winning back-to-back titles in IPL 2020 and IPL 2019, Mumbai Indians are very confident about their journey in IPL 2021. The tournament will kickstart on April 9, 2021 with the first match between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Mumbai Indians are short of Lasith Malinga in IPL 2021 but they still have few good pacers in the team.
Mumbai Indians are the most successful franchisee in Indian Premier League. Mumbai Indians have won the IPL trophy for a record 5 times in IPL 2013, IPL 2015, IPL 2017, IPL 2019, and IPL 2020. Mumbai Indians have also played many exciting matches in IPL which are still unforgettable for cricket fans. Here we look at the 5 most memorable encounters of Mumbai Indians in Indian Premier League.
IPL 2021: 5 Most Memorable Encounters of Mumbai Indians in The History of IPL
MI vs CSK – IPL 2013 Final
Mumbai Indians’ most memorable match in IPL is the time when they won the trophy for the first time in IPL 2013. Mumbai Indians faced Chennai Super Kings in the final. Batting first, Mumbai Indians scored 148/9 in 20 overs. Kieron Pollard unbeaten knock of 69 runs emerged to be very useful for the team.
In the 2nd innings, none of the CSK batsmen could bat properly. Except for MS Dhoni who hit unbeaten 63 runs, all Chennai Super Kings batsmen failed to perform. Mumbai Indians pulled a victory by 23 runs and lifted the IPL trophy for the first time.