Rohit Sharma becomes victim of golden duck

Rohit Sharma becomes victim of golden duck


IPL 2024, MI vs RR: Rohit Sharma made an embarrassing record in his name against Rajasthan Royals at his home ground Wankhede. The former captain of Mumbai Indians was out on the very first ball on Monday. Trent Boult got him caught by wicketkeeper Sanju Samson and sent him back to the pavilion. Mumbai would not have even imagined that he would have such a homecoming. This is the third consecutive defeat of the team under the leadership of new captain Hardik Pandya this season. MI batsmen looked completely helpless in front of the fast bowling of Rajasthan Royals. Yuzvendra Chahal also left his mark in spin and took three wickets. Three of the top four batsmen of Mumbai were out at 00. Batting first, they scored only 125/9 runs, which is the lowest score in the first innings so far in IPL 2024. The names of Rohit Sharma, Naman Dheer and Dewald Brevis were among the batsmen who were out on zero.

IPL 2024: Rohit Sharma has been out on the score of zero 17 times

Former MI captain Rohit Sharma became the victim of a golden duck. This was his 17th score of zero in IPL. In the history of this tournament, he has become the second batsman after Dinesh Karthik who has been out on the score of zero 17 times. After this pair comes the name of Piyush Chawla (16 ducks). Rajasthan Royals’ Yuzvendra Chahal (3/11) and Trent Boult (3/22) restricted Mumbai Indians to 125/9 in the Indian Premier League match in Mumbai on Monday. Boult started the powerplay by taking three wickets and Chahal took the wickets of Hardik Pandya (34), Tilak Verma (32) along with Gerald Coetzee (4) in the next overs. Chahal took 3 wickets for 11 runs in four overs.

IPL 2024: Boult dismissed three top order batsmen for zero.

Boult dismissed all three top order batsmen Rohit Sharma, Naman Dheer and Dewald Brevis for zero. Bolt had given a big blow to Mumbai in the very first over. He gave two shocks to Mumbai. While trying to hit a shot for one run on the bowled ball, Rohit touched the outer edge of the bat. The ball went straight into the hands of keeper-captain Sanju Samson. He took a brilliant catch with his right hand while diving. Dheer resorted to DRS, but it was in vain.

IPL 2024: Power play completely in the name of Rajasthan

Mumbai’s situation became worse when Impact player Dewald Brewis (00) played a shot towards short third on a ball going outside Boult in the third over. Nandre Berger caught that ball brilliantly and showed Brewis the way to the pavilion. Ishan Kishan (16 runs) played some attractive strokes but Burger ended his innings too. Taking the outside edge, the ball went into the hands of wicketkeeper Samson. The power play was entirely in the name of Rajasthan.


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