LIVE IPL 2019: Mumbai hit a big blow, Rohit scored only 5 runs

LIVE IPL 2019: Mumbai hit a big blow, Rohit scored only 5 runs

LIVE IPL 2019: Mumbai hit a big blow, Rohit scored only 5 runs

LIVE IPL 2019: In the 36th match of the Indian T20 league, against Mumbai on Saturday, Mumbai was bowled out for 32 in the first wicket after losing 4 wickets for one wicket. Suryakumar Yadav 1 * and Quintan Dikouk are on 26 runs in the crease.

The start of the Mumbai innings was disappointing because the first blow was in the form of the opener and captain Rohit Sharma. He got out after making 5 runs. Shreyas Gopal caught Rohit for a duck in his own bowling in 2.3 overs. 

Earlier, Rajasthan won the toss in the match being played at Sawai Mansingh Stadium against Mumbai and decided to bowl first. Many changes have been made in both teams. Prior to this, Rajasthan had handed Rahane to the team’s reins, Steve Smith, after being removed from the captaincy. 

Mumbai has included Mayank Markande in place of Jayant Yadav in his team today, Rajasthan has made three changes to face right-arm batsmen in the top-order of Rajasthan. Steve Smith, Ben Stokes and Ryan Parag have been included in the squad instead of Jos Buttler, Ish Sodhi, and Rahul Tripathi. 

Playing XI is as follows:

Rajasthan: 1 Ajinkya Rahane, 2 Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper), 3 Steven Smith (Captain), 4 Ashton Turner, 5 Ben Stokes 6 Ryan Parag, 7 Joefra Archer 8 Stuart Binny, 9 Shreyas Gopal, 10 Jayadev Unadkat, 11 Dhawal Kulkarni

Mumbai: 1 Rohit Sharma (Captain), 2 Quinton De Kock (wicketkeeper), 3 Ben Cutting, 4 Suryakumar Yadav, 5 Krupal Pandya, 6 Hardik Pandya, 7 Kieron Pollard, 8 Rahul Chahar, 9 Mayank Markande, 10 Jaspreet Bumrah, 11th Lath Malinga

Why Remain From Captaincy

Steve Smith and Ajinkya Rahane

Steve Smith and Ajinkya Rahane – Photo: Amar Ujala

The team of Rajasthan has consistently performed poorly. Rajasthan, led by Rahane, played 8 matches this season and they had to face defeat in 6 matches. Rajasthan’s team is second from bottom to bottom in the table. 

Rahane has been removed from the captaincy by the franchise. Rajasthan skipper Steve Smith will handle the rest of the season Prior to this, Rajasthan’s coach Paddy Upton had given a signal to remove Rahane after the defeat against Mumbai Indians. Upton had accepted that the Rajasthan team proved to be a unit failed.

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By winning the third win against Rajasthan, battling poor form will try to get their campaign back on track. After eight defeats in eight matches and only two wins, the team is in seventh position in eight teams. Rajasthan’s team defeated Mumbai on the same ground on Saturday last. The team will try to repeat the same performance at home. 

At the same time, with the enthusiasm of defeating Delhi in his home, Rohit Sharma’s team will also want to reach the playoffs by converting Rajasthan in the same house and matching the account. Rajasthan’s poor record on the Sawai Mansingh Stadium will not be easy for the team. In addition to registering the only win against this field against Bangalore, the team has lost all their three home matches in the current season. 

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