Archive for the 'Mumbai Indians' Category

McCullum, Ponting other Aussie, Kiwi stars to depart, may hit Kolkata Knight riders, Chennai Superkings most

The days are soon getting over for the Australian and New Zealand bandwagon In the IPL led by Ricky Ponting, Matthew Hayden, Michael Hussey, Andrew Symonds and of course Brendan McCullum. Chennai Super Kings will be the biggest losers as their top stars Matthew Hayden and Michael Hussey will depart on April 29. The already [...]

Shaun Pollock may lead Mumbai Indians in match vs Chennai Superkings

The media buzz is that Mumbai Indians may be captained by Shaun Pollock, instead of Harbhajan Singh, in the match against Chennai Super Kings. Mumbai Indians put up a pretty lacklustre performance against Bangalore Royal Challengers in their last match. The speculation over captaincy was triggered after Shaun Pollock addressed the media. Shaun Pollock said [...]

Sachin Tendulkar unlikely for Mumbai Indians’ clash with Chennai Superkings, Dwayne Bravo joins team

Mumbai Indians may replace Pinal Shah with Saurabh Tiwari Sachin Tendulkar is unlikely to play in Mumbai Indians’ clash against Chennai Super Kings on Wednesday, giving a slight edge to the host team. There are rumours that in the match of Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings captained by Dhoni, Shaun Pollock may lead the [...]

Who will be the IPL Twenty20 winner? Dhoni says its too early to say

Chennai Super Kings, the Chennai franchisee of DLF IPL that won their first match against Kings X1 Punjab, will lock horns with Mumbai Indians tomorrow. The match will be played in Chennai and the match will also mark Chennai Super Kings’ first home match. Playing in front of the home crowd is expected to be [...]

Chennia Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians: Matthew Hayden waits for tussle against Harbhajan Singh

Matthew Hayden is excited about the prospect of taking on arch rival in Wednesday’s IPL Twenty20 match , when his Chennai Super Kings takes on Mumbai Indians on Wednesday. Hayden said he has had serious run-ins with Harbhajan and such a contest on the field would be electrifying for the whole world. Matthew Hayden also [...]

Chennai Super Kings do not have an easy task against Mumbai Indians

Is there a real advantage for Chennai Super Kings when they play vs Mumbai Indians? As an euphoric Chennai Super Kings led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni welcomes Mumbai Indians for the home match, both the teams will have plans knit around the presence or absence of one man – Sachin Tendulkar. In their first match [...]

Sachin inspects Wankhede pitch; unlikely to face Royal Challengers today

Sachin Tendulkar, the captain of Mumbai Indians, inspected the Wankhede pitch in the early  hours of today morning. Sachin’s Mumbai Indians will face off with Royal Challengers at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai here on Sunday. As per the latest news, Sachin is unlikely to play in the inaugural match of Mumbai Indians against the [...]

Robin Uthappa takes risks, and shines in Mumbai Indians vs Bangalore

The match is still on. But Uthappa put up a very strong performance to take 48 runs off 38 balls. Extremely risky batting, Sachin would definitely have to talk to him about it. Whether all that was worth it, we will know soon as the match is going to take another hour to end one [...]

Mumbai Indians have clear edge as Bangalore Royal Challengers battle the ghost of McCullum

  Sachin Tendulkar unlikley to play, in which case Harbhajan Singh will lead Mumbai Indians      Another battle between two former Indian skippers is on the cards when the Reliance owned Mumbai Indians captained by Sachin Tendulkar takes on battered Bangalore Royal Challengers led by Rahul Dravid. Only this time, Sachin’s presence is not [...]

Royal Challengers needs to tighten its attacks against Mumbai Indians on Sunday

Mumbai Indians, the IPL Mumbai franchisee owned by industrialist Mukesh Ambani of Reliance Industries, is all set to face the Bangalore Royal Challengers, the Bangalore franchisee of the DLF IPL owned by liquor baron Vijay Mallya. Bangalore Royal Challengers have now another match to regain the lost confidence in the team, which has been lost [...]