Mumbai Indians Lost for the Sixth Time in a Row IPL 2022
Mumbai Indians lost today’s match against Lucknow Supergiants, this is the sixth consecutive defeat of the five-time IPL champions in the current edition of IPL 2022. So far Rohit Sharma’s team has not won any match. In the first match of the day on Saturday, Mumbai’s innings stopped at 181 runs after batting for 199 runs. Mumbai lost by 18 runs at Brabourne Stadium.
Rahul got off to a great start with Quinton de Kock batting first. The opening pair of 52 runs was broken by the farewell of Proteas opener De Kock. He was bowled out for 24 off 13 balls against former team Mumbai by debutant Fabian Allen. Then Rahul formed a partnership with Manish Pandey. Lucknow was under some pressure when Pandey left for a personal 37 runs. However, Rahul kept the run wheel in motion by keeping one end in front.
In the end, Rahul was unbeaten on 103 off 60 balls. He had 9 fours and 5 sixes in his innings. De Kock returned with an innings of 24 off 13 balls. He made 1 six and 4 fours in these innings. Pandey had six fours in his 37-run innings off 29 balls.
Timel Mills was the most expensive ball for Mumbai. The English fast bowler has scored 54 runs in just 3 overs. Inaugurated Allen took 1 wicket but was at a loss. He also scored a run in Dedarse. He gave 46 runs in 4 overs. Joydev Unadkat is the best bowler in the team taking 2 wickets for 32 runs in 4 overs.
Mumbai lost wickets, in the beginning, chasing a big target of 200 runs to win. Rohit, who scored 6 runs, was dismissed with a catch to De Kock. Dewald Bravis. He played only 13 balls in a stormy inning of 31 runs. Ishan made 13 runs before returning. After that Suryakumar tried to put up some resistance but could not score as required.
Suryakumar returned after Tilak Verma, who scored 26 off 26 balls, was dismissed. The right-handed batsman came up with 36 runs off 26 balls. In the end, Kieron Pollard’s 24 off 14 balls and Joydev Unadkat’s 14 off 8 balls only reduced the gap. Abhesh took three wickets for Lucknow.