Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians have made the place in the Indian Premier League 2019 playoffs. In the second match played on Sunday, Mumbai Indians defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 9 wickets captained by Dinesh Karthik.
Along with this defeat, Kolkata’s team is out of the playoffs race and Sunrisers Hyderabad is the fourth team to make the place in the playoffs. In the first qualifier of the IPL, Mumbai Indians will face Chennai Super Kings on Tuesday.
After defeating Kolkata, MI captain Rohit Sharma said that his team has made a habit of strong return after a slow start. He said that the last phase of the tournament for Mumbai is of great value.
Rohit Sharma said after the match, “We know that the last round of matches in the IPL has a lot of significance. We have always done well in the second half. IPL is a fun tournament in which any team can beat anybody anytime."
We want to move ahead with small steps. “Rohit gave credit to the team’s efforts, saying,” I am most happy that we win by team efforts. He said that the reason for our spectacular performance in the tournament is that we are not dependent on some players. Everyone has contributed to the needs of the team.
Regarding his performance, he said, “My daughter is coming to watch me play every match here. Earlier, I could not make the run but he had gone asleep when he made today. “About the qualifier against Chennai, Mumbai’s star all-rounder Hardik Pandya said,” The Chennai Supercans team is a different challenge. This will be an exciting match.
We would like to go to the finals by performing best. “On the other hand, KKR captain Dinesh Karthik said after the defeat at Mumbai’s hands, his team could not catch the target after the powerplay. He said, “When we were batting, it was not easy to play wicket. The Mumbai bowlers did a great job. In the second innings, batting with dew has become easy, but it is not an excuse.
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