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Rohit Sharma Smashes Impressive Fifty at Wankhede – IPL 2024 MI vs LSG

The former MI captain Rohit Sharma smashed his second fifty of the IPL 2024 season during the match against LSG on May 17 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

Rohit Sharma has amassed 417 runs in 14 matches of the IPL 2024 season with a strike rate of 150.00 and a high score of 105* runs.

In the pursuit of chasing the target of 215 runs, Rohit Sharma smashed 68 runs on 38 deliveries helping the side to give a significant boost for the side. Mumbai Indians have failed to qualify for playoffs as they secured only four victories in 13 matches they played so far and secured the last position in the IPL 2024 points table.

Coming to the match, Mumbai Indians won the toss and opted to bowl first. With major changes in the playing 11 from both sides, KL Rahul and Devdutt Padikkal opened the innings for Lucknow. After Nuwan Thushara bagged the wicket of Devdutt Padikkal on a lbw, Marcus Stoinis came to bat and joined hands with LSG skipper KL Rahul to revive the side as they struggled with early dismissal.

By the end of the powerplay, Lucknow scored 49 runs losing two wickets. Piyush Chawla dismissed Marcus Stoinis for 28 runs on a lbw in the last ball of the 6th over.

With Deepak Hooda’s dismissal for 11 runs by Chawla in the 10th over, Lucknow lost three wickets to score 69 runs. Nicholas Pooran and Rahul joined hands to balance the score where LSG scored 130 runs by the end of 14 wickets.

Nicholas Pooran smashed a half-century as he scored 55 runs in 19 balls and joins the list of fastest fifty in the IPL 2024. On the other hand, KL Rahul smashed his fifty on 36 deliveries.

Nicholas Pooran smashed 75 runs on 29 deliveries before being dismissed by Nuwan Thushara on the fifth ball of the 17th over. By the end of 17 overs, Lucknow Super Giants lost five wickets scoring 178 runs.

Arshad Khan was dismissed by Thushara on a golden duck in the last ball of the 17th over while Chawla dismissed KL Rahul for 55 runs in the first ball of the 18th over. With Ayush Badoni and Krunal Pandya’s scores of 22* and 12* runs, Lucknow Super Giants scored 214 runs in 20 overs.

With the target of 215 runs, Rohit Sharma and Dewald Brevis opened the innings for Mumbai, but rain interrupted the play for some time. After resuming the match, Dewald Brewis was sent out for 23 runs by Naveen-ul-Haq.

After the dismissal of Suryakumar Yadav for a duck by Krunal Pandya, Rohit Sharma smashed a half-century and scored 68 runs before being dismissed by Ravi Bishnoi in the 11th over. With Hardik Pandya’s dismissal by Mohsin Khan for 16 runs, Mumbai Indians scored 119 runs for four wickets by the end of 14 overs.

With the dismissal of Nehal Wadhera for one run by Ravi Bishnoi, Naman Dhir smashed his maiden IPL fifty scoring 62 runs in 28 deliveries. By the end of 20 overs, Mumbai Indians scored 196 runs in 20 overs.

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