IPL 2021: The defending champions of the Indian Premier League, Mumbai Indians on Saturday unveiled their jersey for the upcoming season of the IPL. The new outfit of MI captures the composition of five basic elements of the Universe — Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Sky, each signifying the essence of the franchise.
Speaking about the jersey and its essence, a team spokesperson said, “Mumbai Indians has carried forward a legacy every year, built on our core values and ideologies. Our five IPL titles are testament to our commitment to these values and it is extremely fulfilling that we have been able to signify it through our jersey this year.”
There is a lot of thought which goes into designing our jerseys every year because we understand that it is worn by our players and fans with a sense of pride and honour. This season we decided to wear the elements of our DNA on our jersey, which has enabled us to become the most successful sports club in the country. We shall wear the pride of our Paltan whenever we step out in this jersey.”
The blue and golden colours remain on the jersey but the design has changed a bit. There is a slight change in design almost every year with many IPL teams.
One Team. #OneFamily. One Jersey. 💙
Presenting our new MI jersey for #IPL2021 👕✨
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) March 27, 2021
Meanwhile, the IPL franchise posted some pictures and videos on its official Twitter handle, captured on the fields.
MI has won the IPL title in 2011, 2013, 2017, 2019, and 2020.
The defending champion will start off their campaign against Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 9 at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai while their second game is against Kolkata Knight Riders on April 13 at the same venue.