Mumbai Indians led by Rohit Sharma suffered a heavy defeat against Lucknow Supergiants. This made the team’s playoffs chances difficult.
Mumbai Indians led by Rohit Sharma suffered a heavy defeat against Lucknow Supergiants. This made the team’s playoffs chances difficult. Mumbai is currently in the fourth position with 14 points from 13 matches in the league stage with 7 wins and 6 losses. In the last match, Mumbai will face Sunrisers Hyderabad. To go to the playoffs, they will have to win against that team with a huge margin.
Currently, Mumbai’s net run rate is -0.128.. RCB and Punjab teams have two more matches left. If these two win those matches, they will get 16 points each. At this juncture, it is not enough for Mumbai to win their last match.. they have to win by a huge margin. Also Bangalore, Lucknow, Chennai and Punjab teams must lose in their final matches. Otherwise.. Rohit Sena is sure to go home.
Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians lost the crucial match on Tuesday. In this match held at Lucknow venue, Lucknow Super Giants, the home team, won by 5 runs and saved their hopes of playoffs. Batting first, Lucknow Super Giants made 177 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 20 overs. Mumbai, who entered the ring with that target, managed to score only 172 runs in the end.