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Mumbai Indians become first team to register 100 wins in T20 cricket

Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by nine runs in their IPL 2017 match on Saturday to become the first team to win 100 games in T20 cricket

ipl 2017 Updated: May 14, 2017 17:19 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Mumbai
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Mumbai Indians are the first team to completes 100 wins in T20 cricket. They needed 176 games to reach the feat.(PTI)

Saturday’s win over Kolkata Knight Riders was a historic one for Mumbai Indians at Eden Gardens. (IPL 2017 FULL COVERAGE)

Rohit Sharma & Co became the only team to complete 100 victories in T20 cricket. Mumbai Indians’ 100th win came in their 176th match — losing 73 games, tied one and two abandoned.

Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by nine runs to top the table as they will now have two chances to qualify for the IPL final.

In MI’s first T20 clash, the Sachin Tendulkar-led team suffered a five-wicket defeat against Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2008.

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Mumbai Indians tasted their first victory only in their fifth match against Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens on April 29, 2008.

Two-time IPL champions Mumbai Indians have won 89 games, lost 64 and tied one in 154 matches played in the Indian Premier League.

In the now defunct Champions League T20, Mumbai Indians won 11, lost nine and abandoned two in 22 matches played between 2010 and 2014.

Chennai Super Kings may have been the most successful team before being banned for two years, but Mumbai Indians seems to have dominated the team which was led by MS Dhoni — winning 15 in 24 matches, the most against any team.

First Published: May 14, 2017 17:00 IST