Five-time Indian Premier League champion Mumbai Indians was reduced from 67/1 in 6.5 overs to 137/9 in its alloted 20 overs during the six-wicket loss against Delhi Capitals in Chennai.
The middle-order collapse at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium left MI captain Rohit Sharma frustrated as he asked his players to capitalise on good starts on a consistent basis.
“After the start we got, we should have batted better in the middle overs. This is happening time and again. We aren’t able to capitalise on our starts and we need to understand this as a batting unit,” he said at the post-match interview.
Rohit, who scored 44 runs from 30 balls with three fours and three sixes on Tuesday, also credited the DC bowlers for making life miserable for his team’s batters in the middle.
“But, you have to give credit to the Delhi…