Mumbai Indians played their first match in IPL 2022 against Delhi Capitals. Everything was fine for Mumbai in this match and it seemed that the team would win, but in the last moments, the Delhi batsmen snatched the match from Mumbai’s mouth and Rohit Sharma lost by 4 wickets. Mumbai’s debut in the 15th season of IPL was poor, after which captain Rohit Sharma was also fined for slow over-rate. That is, first the defeat and then the penalty was a double blow for the Mumbai team.
Against Delhi, Mumbai made a good score of 177 for 5 in 20 overs on the back of Ishan Kishan’s superb unbeaten 81. Captain Rohit Sharma himself also played good innings of 41 runs for the team. Delhi had to score 178 runs to win and the Mumbai bowlers had raised hopes for Mumbai by taking early wickets, but middle-order batsman Lalit Yadav scored an unbeaten 48, and all-rounder Axar Patel scored an unbeaten 38 runs to give the team 4 wickets. Won from After the match was over, Rohit Sharma was found guilty of not completing the bowling within the stipulated time and was fined Rs 12 lakh.
In this match, the most eye was on how Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant would be able to compete with Rohit Sharma with the changed team, but initially, the Delhi batsmen stumbled, and then the lower order batsmen showed their strength. At the same time, the performance of Delhi bowlers was also good. Especially the bowling of Kuldeep Yadav was very good. Delhi’s team really showed strength and in this match, Mumbai could not face this team. Kuldeep Yadav was adjudged player of the match. In this match, Rishabh Pant fought strongly against Rohit Sharma.