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IPL 2022: Mumbai Indians atomize out of flee for playoffs after 8th defeat in a row, LSG seize by 36 runs

Reported By: DNA Web Team| Edited By: DNA Web Crew |Supply: DNA webdesk |Updated: Apr 25, 2022, 12: 21 AM IST

No topic minute hopes Mumbai Indians had of qualifying for the playoffs hang been dashed on Sunday as Rohit Sharma’s males suffered their 8th defeat in a row, on the fingers of Lucknow Gargantuan Giants. Propelled by a century from their skipper KL Rahul, LSG posted a entire of 168/6 in 20 overs. 

In reply, MI obtained off to a correct beginning, but suffered yet yet every other uncharacteristic crumple, ensuing in a file-eighth consecutive loss in IPL 2022 season. 

Returning to their residence turf on the Wankhede Stadium after a niche of 1083 days, Mumbai hang been hopeful that they’ll turn their woes round against Lucknow. It started brightly as effectively for the residence aspect as skipper Rohit Sharma gained the toss and selected to bowl first. 

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They hang been even capable of attach away with dangerman Quinton de Kock early, due to some rapidly reflexes of skipper Rohit, but KL Rahul continued his correct accomplish against Mumbai as he notched a 2d century of IPL 2022, coincidentally, the previous one also came against MI. 

Leading from the front, Captain @klrahul11 is adjudged the Player of the Match for his outstanding knock of 103*#TATAIPL #LSGvMI pic.twitter.com/gmDFYXl0bb
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 24, 2022

Rahul remained unbeaten at 103 off 62 balls and used to be ably supported by Manish Pandey (22 off 22). For Mumbai, Kieron Pollard and Riley Meredith both chipped in with a pair of wickets every. 

Chasing a purpose of 169 runs, Mumbai hang been off to a cautious beginning as Rohit and Ishan tried to comprehend an everyday capacity, but as soon as Kishan used to be brushed aside by a extraordinary get as the ball bounced off De Kock’s sneakers into the fingers of Jason Holder, there used to be no stopping Lucknow. 

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They then brushed aside Rohit, Dewald Brevis and Suryakumar Yadav in rapidly succession. Tilak Varma and Kieron Pollard tried to counter-assault LSG as they gave MI followers a glimmer of hope but as soon as Krunal Pandya brushed aside Pollard, the writing used to be on the wall for Mumbai. 

By the terminate, they hang been lowered to 132/8, and the five-time IPL champs within the slay succumbed to a file-eighth lack of this season. 

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