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.
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) September 16, 2021
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.
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).
IPL 2021 Teams Points Table
|2||Chennai Super Kings||7||5||2||1.263||10|
|3||Royal Challengers Bangalore||7||5||2||-0.171||10|
|7||Kolkata Knight Riders||7||2||5||-0.494||4|
|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|
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.