Mumbai Indians are the joint most successful team in the history of the Indian Premier League. Having won 3 trophies in 2013, 2015 and 2017, the Mumbai team and their fans will be looking forward to continuing this sequence of winning the title every alternate year.
Mumbai have always shown promise, especially since 2010, when they first played the final. The kind of players that have played for this franchise have always attracted people towards liking this team.
The rivalry of Mumbai and Chennai is one of the most cherished moments in the IPL history. The IPL has witnessed 3 IPL finals where Mumbai Indians locked horns with the Chennai Super Kings, with Mumbai winning the match and the trophy on 2 of these 3 occasions.
Mumbai Indians have had some all-time greats in their team in these 11 years. Here is a list of the best XI out of all those who have ever played for the Mumbai Indians in the IPL:
One of the openers has to the lord of cricket, Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. He played for his home team for 6 seasons, starting from 2008 and retiring after winning the 2013 season. He was the captain of the team till the 2012 season. Having won the Orange Cap in 2010, he scored 618 runs in 15 innings. He is still associated with the Mumbai Indians as a mentor.
The player at the non-striker's end has to be none other than the team's current captain, Rohit Sharma. The third-highest run scorer of the Indian Premier League, Rohit Sharma has been captaining the Mumbai side since 2013, after Ricky Ponting, the captain in that season, was benched due to poor form. Since then, Mumbai have never looked back. He will also be the captain of this best XI team for MI.