IPL 2020 News: Mumbai Indians have been forced to change their captaincy in the midst of the 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) being played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), like Rohit, who has been the regular captain of the Mumbai Indians and the team four times IPL champion. Sharma is injured.
Opener Rohit Sharma was injured against Kings XI Punjab in the last match. In such a situation, Mumbai Indians have to change the captaincy against Chennai Super Kings in their place in the tournament. Caribbean all-rounder Kirron Pollard landed as captain against CSK.
This is not the first time Kirron Pollard has taken over the reins of the team in the absence of Rohit Sharma. Even before this, he has been the captain of the team. Last year too, Rohit Sharma was ruled out of a match due to injury. Pollard also went on to captain that match and the team won. Please tell that Kiron Pollard is the only player to have played the most matches for Mumbai Indians. Rohit has also not played so many matches for Mumbai.
When Kiron Pollard came in for the toss in place of Rohit Sharma, against Chennai Super Kings, he decided to bowl after winning the toss. During this, he also told what is the problem for Rohit, as he did not appear on the field after the super over in the last match. Kiron Pollard said during the toss, “Rohit is struggling with his left hamstring and hopefully he will be fit and captained soon.”
Four-time champions and defending champions Mumbai Indians have played 9 matches in IPL 2020. Mumbai has won 6 matches in 9 matches. To secure a place in the playoffs, the team has to win at least two out of the next five matches. The team is at number three in the IPL 13th season chart.
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