MI vs PBKS: 3 Key Points Where Mumbai Lost The Match

The excitement of the 15th season of the Indian Premier League is increasing with the number of consecutive matches. In the episode of this thrill, another fun match was played on Wednesday.

The teams of Punjab Kings and Mumbai Indians were face to face, but Mumbai Indians’ flop show continued this season, and they had to face 5th consecutive defeat.

Mumbai Indians once again completely disappointed in this match played at MCA Cricket Stadium in Pune. Mumbai Indians had to face defeat by 12 runs in this match. Playing first, Punjab Kings had scored 198 runs, in response to which the Mumbai Indians could only score 186 runs.

Mumbai Indians have lost for the fifth time in a row this season, so they will now have to perform well from here to make it to the top-4. Let us tell you 3 biggest reasons in this defeat to Mumbai Indians

Ishaan Kishan-Rohit Sharma could not play big innings

Mumbai Indians are facing continuous defeat in this season. In which there is a special and major reason for opening batsmen Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan. Ishan Kishan and Rohit Sharma also missed out on big innings against Punjab Kings.

To chase this big target, it was very important to stick to one of Ishan Kishan or Rohit Sharma, but here Rohit Sharma definitely managed to start well, but got out on the score of 28 runs, while Ishan Kishan went back to the dugout at 3 runs. The failure of both the batsmen to play big innings was a major reason for the defeat.

Pollard-Tilak losing a wicket as runout

Mumbai Indians had to win this match at any cost. The target of 199 runs set by Punjab Kings for Mumbai Indians was not difficult. The team had achieved a great position after losing 2 wickets, from where Mumbai Indians’ victory looked certain.

After this, Tilak Verma, who was looking dangerous at first, returned to the pavilion after being run out due to his own mistake, then after that the team’s leading batsman Kieron Pollard was also run out due to disturbances with Suryakumar Yadav. These 2 run outs became the reason for the defeat of Mumbai Indians.

Suryakumar Yadav getting out at the wrong time

The hopes of registering the first win of this season for Mumbai Indians remained uninterrupted. Which continued till the 19th over. Suryakumar Yadav was showing his flame at one end. With Suryakumar Yadav, the victory of Mumbai Indians seemed certain. But in the end, the third ball of the 19th over of the innings put Mumbai Indians in trouble.

Mumbai Indians’ hopes of victory also ended as Suryakumar Yadav was dismissed on a very important occasion by Kagiso Rabada. Suryakumar Yadav’s dismissal on this exciting occasion was the turning point in the defeat of Mumbai Indians.

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