Mumbai. Hardly anyone would have expected such a poor performance from Mumbai Indians. In a match of IPL 2022, he was defeated by Lucknow Super Giants by 18 runs. This is the team’s sixth consecutive defeat in the current season. In the match (LSG vs MI) Lucknow scored a huge score of 199 runs for 4 wickets while playing first. Captain KL Rahul played an explosive innings of 103 runs. In reply, the team of Mumbai Indians could only score 181 runs for 9 wickets. From captain Rohit Sharma to Kieran Pollard did not walk in the match. For the first time in the history of IPL, Mumbai’s team has lost 6 matches in a row.
Captain Rohit Sharma has failed in all 6 matches of the current IPL. He has not been able to play a single half-century innings so far. In the first match, he scored 41 runs against Delhi Capitals. This is his biggest innings of the current season. After this, he has scored 10, 3, 26, 28 and 6 runs in the next 5 innings. He has been able to score only 114 runs in 6 innings at an average of 19. His poor performance has also affected the team.
Pollard’s aggressive game also missing
Mumbai had retained West Indies’ aggressive batsman Kieran Pollard before the auction. But they have failed to prove themselves so far. He could score only 3 runs against Delhi in the first match. Scored 22, 22*, 0 and 10 in the next 4 innings. He scored 25 runs in 14 balls against Lucknow on Saturday. This is his biggest innings of the current season. Hit 2 sixes. But once again he could not play the winning innings.
Bumrah could not take wickets in 4 matches
On the other hand, fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has also not been able to perform as expected. He did not get a single wicket in 4 out of 6 matches. Against Lucknow, he gave only 24 runs in 4 overs while bowling tightly, but he could not take any wicket. He took 3 wickets for 17 runs against Rajasthan. Took a wicket against Punjab as well. But he could not take wickets even against RCB, KKR and Delhi.