IPL 2021 CSK vs MI: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma starts practice in UAE after completing 6 days of quarantine

IPL 2021 CSK vs MI: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma starts practice in UAE after completing 6 days of quarantine
IPL 2021 CSK vs MI: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma starts practice in UAE after completing 6 days of quarantine

IPL 2021 CSK vs MI: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma starts practice in UAE after completing 6 days of quarantine – Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma started practising in UAE after completing 6-days of quarantine ahead of the IPL 2021 phase 2 opener against Chennai Super Kings. MI will take on CSK in the first game on August 19 here at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. 

MI posted a video of Rohit Sharma entering the practice ground with his cricket gears on. “Dekho 𝐑𝐎 aa gaya! #OneFamily #MumbaiIndians #IPL2021 #KhelTakaTak @ImRo45@MXTakaTak MITV,” MI wrote in the caption. 

CSK vs MI

Rohit Sharma in IPL 2021

Rohit Sharma is in the top-notch form in IPL 2021 as he has scored 250 runs in seven matches of the first phase. He is striking the ball with a strike rate of 128 and an avergae of 35. 

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Matches – 7 

Runs – 250 

AVG – 35.71

SR – 128.20

Mumbai Indians chances of qualifying

Defending champions are currently at 4th place with 4 victories and 3 defeats in 7 matches. Despite a shaky start at the beginning, MI bounced back in the latter half of IPL Phase 1 in India. The Rohit Sharma-led side, who has won the IPL title record 5 times will have to start Phase 2 with a bang and any slip up could cost them dearly. MI has to face, Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Delhi Capitals (DC), Rajasthan Royals (RR), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), and Punjab Kings (PBKS).

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IPL 2021 Teams Points Table

Sno Team Pld Won Lost Net RR Pts
1  Delhi Capitals 8 6 2 0.547 12
2  Chennai Super Kings 7 5 2 1.263 10
3  Royal Challengers Bangalore 7 5 2 -0.171 10
4  Mumbai Indians 7 4 3 0.062 8
5  Rajasthan Royals 7 3 4 -0.19 6
6  Punjab Kings 8 3 5 -0.368 6
7  Kolkata Knight Riders 7 2 5 -0.494 4
8  Sunrisers Hyderabad 7 1 6 -0.623 2

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MI’s schedule

Date Match Venue Time
19-09-2021 Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Dubai 7:30 PM

23-09-2021 Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders Abu Dhabi 7:30 PM
26-09-2021 Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Dubai 7:30 PM
28-09-2021 Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings Abu Dhabi 7:30 PM
02-10-2021 Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals Sharjah 3:30 PM
05-10-2021 Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Sharjah 7:30 PM
08-10-2021 Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Abu Dhabi 7:30 PM

 

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Mumbai Indians Squad

Rohit Sharma (c), Adam Milne, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Arjun Tendulkar, Chris Lynn, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, James Neesham, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Marco Jansen, Mohsin Khan, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, Quinton De Kock, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwary, Suryakumar Yadav, Trent Boult, Yudhvir Singh.