Mumbai Indians in winning mode
Finally, Mumbai Indians team displayed top-class performance in the Indian Premier League Season 11. By proving themselves in batting, bowling and fielding it achieved a genuine victory. Though Mumbai Indians already bagged four victories in this tourney, the fifth one is very special. Since it not only achieved a heavy score, it secured a good run rate, protecting the score. The rival team is not that weak. It is not a small issue to win over Kolkata Knight Riders.
Mumbai Indians, who batted first secured 210 runs in 20 overs. Ishan Kishan aggressively batted for the first time in the series. As this youngster attacked the balls with aggressiveness, Mumbai Indians could achieve a heavy score. Ishan bagged 62 runs in just 21 balls. Amidst the suspicions that it might not reach playoffs, Rohit sena is winning with proper planning. The latest victory is the fruit of that planning.
No big mistakes were committed in batting or bowling. Fielding was excellent. Captain Rohit Sharma is leading the team very carefully. All the members are co-operating with him. It is true that Rohit did not receive such cooperation in the beginning. Amidst the rumors that the team will not reach playoffs, Rohit confidently claimed that they are still in the race. The Mumbai Indians team is performing accordingly.
Mumbai Indians team is the title favorite for 2018 Indian Premier League. But the team did not perform on par with expectations. After yesterday’s victory, the opinion that Mumbai is the title favorite is strengthening. Even fans are gaining confidence. However, Mumbai has to play many matches. It can’t take any match lightly. The Mumbai team which was below in the points table suddenly entered the race. Now Mumbai is in the fourth position in the points table. If it has to climb up, it will have to act very carefully.
Meanwhile, speaking about the victory over KKR, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma said, this victory is very special for him and it would help the team to go forward with confidence. Agreeing that they faced some failures initially, he said that circumstances were not conducive and when they were conducive they did not try to take advantage of them. He added that they are going forward with the lessons learned from their failures. “Now the team set playoffs as the target and is in winning mode,” Rohit Sharma said.