Mumbai. The team of Mumbai Indians could not make a big score once again. In the 51st match of IPL 2022, the team has scored 177 runs for 6 wickets while playing first. No batsman of Mumbai could score a half-century in the match. In this important match (GT vs MI) Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya won the toss and decided to bowl. If the team wins this match, it will become the first team to reach the playoffs. In the 15th season of the T20 league, Gujarat has won 8 out of 10 matches played so far. The team is currently at number-1 in the table. She is entering IPL for the first time.
Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan got the team off to a good start. Both added 74 runs for the first wicket in 7.3 overs. Rohit scored 43 runs in 28 balls. Rashid Khan sent him to the pavilion. Hit 5 fours and 2 sixes. This is his highest score of the season. After this the team stumbled and the score became 111 for 3 wickets. Ishaan scored 45 runs off 29 balls. Hit 5 fours and a six. He was sent to the pavilion by Alzarri Joseph. Suryakumar Yadav could not play a big innings this time. After scoring 13 runs off 11 balls, Pradeep was dismissed by Sangwan.
Pollard’s poor game continues
Kieran Pollard could not play a big innings once again. He is one of the great batsmen of T20. He could only score 4 runs in 14 balls. The strike rate was only 29. He was dismissed by Rashid Khan. After 15 overs, Mumbai’s score was 120 for 4 wickets. Between 11th to 15th, the team could score only 23 runs. Although the last 5 overs batsmen scored 57 runs to take the score beyond 170 runs.
Tim David and Tilak Verma showed good hands in the last over. Tilak was run out after scoring 21 runs off 16 balls. He hit 2 fours. At the same time, David remained unbeaten on 44 runs off 21 balls. He hit 2 fours and 4 sixes.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 06, 2022, 21:21 IST