LSG vs MI: Rohit Sharma Blamed These Players For The Defeat Against Lucknow And Explained The Turning Point Of The Match

In the 63rd match of IPL between Lucknow Super Giants and Mumbai Indians, the Rohit brigade had to face defeat in a close encounter by 5 runs. Now Mumbai Indians will have to win their last match at any cost to make it to the playoffs. After the defeat, the Mumbai team also slipped to number four in the points table.

The team of Mumbai Indians lost after coming close to winning against Lucknow Super Giants in a match of IPL 2023. In the last over of the match, Mumbai had to score 11 runs, but their batters could score only 5 runs. In the match, the hosts Lucknow Super Giants scored 177 runs for 3 wickets while playing first. In response, Mumbai, captained by Rohit Sharma, could only reach 172 runs for 5 wickets.

After the defeat, captain Rohit Sharma looked very angry with the team’s performance in the last 3 overs. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma blamed the defeat on the bowlers.

After recovering from the initial setbacks, Lucknow scored 177 runs for three wickets in 20 overs. Mumbai bowlers gave away 54 runs in the last three overs. The Mumbai team could only manage 172 runs for five wickets in response.

Rohit said after the match, “We did not play well. There were some moments that should have been capitalized but it could not happen. It was unfortunate but we have to keep the morale high.”

Regarding the partnership between Rohit and Ishan, Rohit said, “We had assessed the pitch well. It was not like before and was good for batting. We lost our rhythm in the second half. In bowling, too, we gave a lot of runs in the last three overs. I don’t know what the statistics say. We have to win the next match at any cost.”

Returning after a long time due to injury, fast bowler Mohsin Khan bowled an excellent last over to give Lucknow Super Giants a thrilling five-run win over Mumbai Indians, cementing their claim to the playoffs.

Earlier, Marcus Stoinis played his career-best unbeaten innings of 89 runs; Lucknow Super Giants recovered from a bad start and scored 177 runs for three wickets on a difficult pitch.

In response, Mumbai started with a bang, but the team could only manage 172 runs for five wickets in 20 overs. Mohsin was out of the domestic season due to a shoulder injury and did not allow Mumbai to score 11 runs in the last over. By the way, despite this defeat, Mumbai remains in the playoff race.

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