Mumbai, April 21: After falling in love with a duck in the first over of the match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Rohit Sharma, already going through a rough patch, achieved an unwanted record for most ducks in Indian Premier League (IPL) history. ). Thursday.
The Mumbai Indians captain was sacked by CSK’s Mukesh Choudhary in the first over of the match at DY Patil Stadium, here. He gave up a simple catch to Mitchell Santner in the middle of Mukesh Chaudhary and couldn’t get his team off to a good start.
Rohit has been ruled out for a duck in the IPL 14 times, beating Piyush Chawal followed by Harbhajan Singh, Mandeep Singh and Parthiv Patel, all with 13 ducks to their names. Now with a duck against CSK, Rohit took the lead and earned an unwanted IPL record.
Rohit, who hasn’t been his best regular in the IPL, has scored 41, 10, 3, 26, 28, 6 and 0 so far.
Pacer Mukesh Choudhary’s sensational bowling performance (3/19) helped Chennai Super Kings restrict Mumbai Indians to 155/7. Aside from Choudhary, Dwayne Bravo (2/36), Mitchell Santner (1/16) and Maheesh Theekshana (1/35) were the CSK candidates.
On the other hand, Tilak Varma played a fighting stroke (51 no out of 43) and was the top scorer for Mumbai. Suryakumar Yadav (32), Hrithik Shokeen (25) and Kieron Pollard (14) were the other batting contributors for MI.