Abu DhabiMumbai Indians needed a massive 171-run win against Sunrisers Hyderabad to reach the IPL-2021 playoffs. This team under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma also put in full force, but did not get success. Despite a 42-run victory, he had to pull out of the tournament. After this, Rohit Sharma, the captain of the champion team of the last two seasons, has encouraged the players by writing an emotional message on Twitter. Referring to the team’s journey and achievements in the last two seasons, he wrote, “A season full of ups and downs and learnings, but these 14 matches will not diminish the glory this incredible group has achieved in the last 2-3 seasons.” Every player who is in blue and gold jersey played with pride and gave his best. This is what makes us the team that we are. a family.’ Fifties from Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav helped Mumbai Indians beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 42 runs in the last league match of the Indian Premier League on Friday but failed to qualify for the playoffs. Chasing Mumbai’s target of 236 runs, Hyderabad’s team could only manage 193 runs for eight wickets. Sunrisers had to be restricted to less than 65 runs to qualify for the playoffs. Mumbai and Kolkata Knight Riders shared 14 points but the Rohit Sharma-led side finished fifth due to a poor net run rate (0.116).
[Attribution to NBT]