In the 37th game of the IPL 2022 at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma asked Lucknow Super Giants to bat first after winning the toss. The Mumbai team is playing their first game at their normal home venue, and they were greeted with thunderous applause as they took the field. For the LSG, Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul opened the innings carefully.
Rohit, displaying his exceptional fielding skills saved a certain four against LSG with an exceptional dive which impressed fans and experts alike.
Brilliant fielding of Rohit Sharma against LSG
The Mumbai Indians have a long history of being a strong fielding team, and this year is no exception, despite losing all seven of their games. The Mumbai Indians skipper, Rohit Sharma, is leading the team from the front in the field, having rescued a certain four against LSG.
When it came to fielding, Rohit has been great in this match. The incident occurred on the fifth ball of Jaydev Unadkat’s eighth over when Manish Pandey attempted to send the ball over the boundary, but a sprawling dive from Rohit Sharma near backward point ensured LSG only scored a single.
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Earlier, Mumbai Indians captain Sharma stated that he chose to bowl first because he recognizes Wankhede as a chasing venue, where they are playing their first match of the season.
“Feels good to be back, been a while since we played here. We’re expecting loud noise. We have a new squad now, we need to make sure we play good cricket. Hopefully, we put up a good show. We’ve played a lot of cricket here to understand this is a chasing ground,” Rohit said.
Meanwhile, KL Rahul, the captain of the Lucknow Super Giants, stated that the dew will not be a factor when bowling second.
“I think the last few games we’ve watched on TV and the ones we played, there hasn’t been as much dew. We just need to be a bit smarter with our plans. I don’t think we’ve lost games by a big margin, just some small mistakes,” KL Rahul said.
Rohit Sharma setting an example with some excellent fielding there but Mumbai Indians will need some runs from the captain as well #LSGvMI
— Abhijeet ♞ (@TheYorkerBall) April 24, 2022
Brilliant fielding @ImRo45 🔥#MIvsLSG
— Aditya Verma (@6235av) April 24, 2022
What a fielding effort by Rohit Sharma!
Aaj yeh log supercharged up hoke aaye hai 💙💙💙
— Vinesh Prabhu (@vlp1994) April 24, 2022
Rohit sharma fielding 🔥🔥🔥 #MIvsLSG
— ᠻ𝘳ꫀꪖ𝘬ꪗ💚 (@Ares_unnoticed) April 24, 2022