The second qualifier match of IPL 2023 was played between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans. In this match, Mumbai Indians had to face defeat by a huge margin of 62 runs. With the defeat of Mumbai, his team was out of IPL 2023. With the defeat of Mumbai Indians, a major playoff record made by their team was broken. The team of Gujarat Titans is now in the final and they have to play their match against Chennai Super Kings. Talking about the GT vs MI match, Rohit Sharma’s big mistake in this match cost his team a defeat.
One mistake of Rohit broke the dream of final
In the second qualifier match played between the team of Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans, Rohit Sharma’s big mistake caused his team to face defeat. In fact, in this match, Gujarat had given a huge target to the team of Mumbai Indians. Mumbai suffered a setback in the first innings of the match when their opener Ishaan Kishan got injured. Due to his injury, Ishaan could not come to bat in the second innings of the match.
In such a situation, Rohit Sharma dropped Nihal Vadera as an opener in this match. Vadera scored just 4 runs in just 3 balls in this match. Opening a batsman like Vadera was one of Rohit’s worst decisions. Vadera was batting brilliantly in the middle order, but his rhythm was broken somewhere by getting him to open. Rohit Sharma could have got Cameron Green to bat. But he didn’t do that. Green has played big innings for his national team Australia while opening several times in this format.
years old record broken
With the defeat in the second qualifier of the IPL, a years-old record of the Mumbai Indians team was broken. Let us tell you that the team of Mumbai Indians had not lost a single match in the playoffs since the year 2017. Mumbai Indians had to face defeat against Rising Pune Supergiants that year. Since then Mumbai Indians have also won three IPL titles. But this season his record was broken by Gujarat Titans.