Mumbai Indians suffered their sixth lack of the continuing IPL season on Saturday.© BCCI/IPL
The five-time champions Mumbai Indians grew to become the third staff to lose the primary six video games consecutively in an IPL season on Saturday. KL Rahul’s unbeaten knock of 103 guided Lucknow Tremendous Giants to a snug 18-run win over Mumbai Indians at Brabourne Stadium. With the defeat, the Rohit Sharma-led facet is the one staff but to win a sport this season and stand on the backside of the desk.
That is the primary time MI have suffered six successive defeats within the historical past of the IPL. In 2014, they misplaced 5 video games in a row which have been additionally the primary 5 video games within the season. Mumbai Indians are solely the third staff ever to lose their first six video games in an IPL season.
With the sixth defeat, MI have equalled Delhi Daredevils (Delhi Capitals) and Royal Challengers Bangalore’s undesirable document of dropping essentially the most variety of matches initially of a season. However each DC and RCB later registered their first win within the seventh match of the 2013 and 2019 seasons respectively and MI now someway should do the identical of their subsequent sport so as to keep away from setting a brand new undesirable document.
That is Mumbai Indians’ sixth successive loss within the Indian Premier League 2022 whereas for newcomers Lucknow Tremendous Giants, that is their fourth win within the season. Of their subsequent match, Mumbai will face Chennai Tremendous Kings who registered their first win of the event in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore final Tuesday.
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