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Mumbai Indians also had to face defeat against Punjab Kings. Punjab Kings won the match by 12 runs, Virender Sehwag told where the match turned?
IPL (IPL 2022) Mumbai’s losing streak continues. Mumbai Indians also lost the match against Punjab coming in hand. Batting first in the match, Rohit Sharma’s team could score 186 runs in 20 overs after scoring 198 runs in 20 overs. Mumbai Indians (Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings) They suffered their fifth consecutive defeat and this is the second time in tournament history that Mumbai have lost five matches in a row. After this defeat, the team of Mumbai Indians is at the last number in the points table and now it seems difficult to reach the playoffs. former cricketer Virender Sehwag (Virender Sehwag) After the defeat of Mumbai, he has said such a thing which probably the fans of this team will never like.
Virender Sehwag advised the fans of Mumbai Indians to change their favorite team. Sehwag cited the run out of two important players of Mumbai Indians as the reason for the defeat. At the same time, Virender Sehwag said that there was luck with Odeon Smith, that is why he won the match for his team against Mumbai Indians. According to Sehwag, if Suryakumar Yadav had played till the last over, then 25 runs could have been scored in Odeon Smith’s over.
Sehwag said – let Mumbai remain at the bottom of the points table
Virender Sehwag said in a conversation with Cricbuzz, ‘Let Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings remain at the bottom this time. Fans of Mumbai should change their favorite team. When two players are run out, then the defeat will be a blow. Tilak Verma, Kieron Pollard run out. If Suryakumar Yadav had stood in the last over, Odin Smith would have conceded 25 runs.
Sehwag further said, ‘It was Odeon Smith’s day. He got run out, took wickets. His day was against Mumbai. Against Gujarat, he scored 12 runs in two balls and against Mumbai he was seen running out. When the ball came in hand, he was seen taking a wicket. Odion Smith turned the match.
Where’s the match?
Virender Sehwag told that Tilak Verma’s run out proved fatal for Mumbai. Sehwag said, ‘Suryakumar Yadav was batting well but he got two batsmen run out. Tilak Verma was run out and after that Kieron Pollard was also run out. It was Suryakumar’s fault in Pollard’s run out. But I think Tilak Verma’s run out was the turning point of the match. He was batting without taking any risk. Had he scored 20-30 runs more, Punjab would have left the match itself.
Sehwag further said, ‘Arshdeep’s 18th over was won by Punjab. Arshdeep Singh gave only five runs in that over which is really amazing. This bowler’s two overs should be saved for the last. Odeon Smith should bowl in the beginning or some other bowler should be fed in his place.