IPL 2024 / The biggest weakness of Mumbai Indians came to light, even the biggest captains failed

Vikrant Shekhawat : May 04, 2024, 04:30 PM
IPL 2024: Mumbai Indians face Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2024. In this match of the 17th season of the Indian Premier League, the Mumbai Indians team had to face defeat by 24 runs. The team's performance this season under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya has been very poor. He has won only three out of 11 matches played this season. In such a situation, many questions are being raised after the poor performance of the most successful team of IPL. Meanwhile, the biggest weakness of the team has also been visible in IPL 2024.

The biggest weakness of Mumbai Indians

The biggest weakness for Mumbai Indians this season of IPL has been run chasing. The team is completely failing in the race chase. He has scored runs in 6 out of 11 matches. Where they have faced defeat in 5 matches. He has won one match against RCB. Where his team was chasing the target of 197 runs. While defending the target, Mumbai Indians have won 2 out of 5 matches this season. In this situation, it seems to be very difficult for Mumbai to bat in the second innings. There was a time when Mumbai Indians team was known for making huge run chases.

Could not chase an easy target against KKR

The team's performance against Kolkata Knight Risers was also very disappointing. The team could not chase even an easy target. In the first innings of the match, their bowlers performed brilliantly and bowled out Kolkata Knight Risers at the score of 169 in 19.5 overs. During this, Jasprit Bumrah took 3 wickets for 18 runs in 3.5 overs and Nuwan Thushara also took 3 wickets for 42 runs in 4 overs. MI had a target of only 170 in this match, which is a very easy task to chase at Wankhede Stadium, but Mumbai Indians were all out in this match at the score of 145 in 18.5 overs. Apart from Suryakumar Yadav, no batsman could play a good innings for MI. Surya played an innings of 56 runs in 35 balls in this match. They are ranked 9th in the points table.